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Dutasteride Hair Loss
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
No studies submitted: In order for a drug to be approved by the fda for a specific problem, the company must do clinical studies that demonstrate that the drug does what they are perporting. Unless the makers of Dutasteride do studies demonstrating it is effective to stop hair loss, it can not be marketed for that purpose. It costs hundreds of millions of dollars to do these studies. ...Read more
Can avodart (dutasteride) stop hairloss ? It reduces DHT level but it also increases testosterone. Which one is worst for the hair ? Is it dangerous for the brain ?
Like finasteride: Avodart (dutasteride) is similar/in the same class of meds as Proscar (finasteride) which is the same medication as rogaine, (minoxidil) but at four times the dose. Avodart is relatively more potent, and so you can't consider adjusting the dose similarly. Avodart is not indicated for reversing hair loss, and because of its indications for the prostate, should not be taken by a 27 yo male. ...Read more
Hello I d be grateful if you could tell me what the recommended dosage of avodart 0 5 mg dutasteride is for long term use against male pattern baldness I ve been told contradictory things and read different amounts online and is it ok to switch from dutas
Not approved for it: Avodart (dutasteride) is only indicated/approved for treatment of prostatic enlargement(bph) and nothing else, yet. It is in the same class as Finasteride (propecia) which is indicated for male pattern baldness treatment. It works for some and not others. It may decrease libido and causes other side effcts. If u r using avodart, (dutasteride) consider Propecia as it is approved for both. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Dutasteride at 0.5 mg capsule strength is equal to about how many mgs. of finasteride to possibly treat male pattern baldness?
Dutasteride: every five days is equivalent to fin asteride 1 mg a day. Cheaper too ...Read more
Can 'topical' finasteride or dutasteride (scalp lotion) inhibit DHT on scalp? ı mean ,can topical finasteride or dutasteride treat male baldness
Yes: Need diagnosis and prescription. Use the generic for same result for less expense. ...Read more
Hair: Don't start anything. Please see s dermatologist. ...Read more
Is there "real" help for hair loss for women? 2 long story. Anesthesia started it. Hasn't changed. I am mortified. 1/2's gone.
Lots of reasons: Go see your family doc and even get a referral to a dermatologist specializing in hair loss. First, remember that stress can lead to hair loss. Child birth & hospitalization are classic causes of stress but so is surgery. Hair eventually comes back several months later. Thyroid disease can do this too. So can too much testosterone & its derivative, dihydrotestosterone. So get tested and see derm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
4m pp, thyroid levels normal, thyroid enlarged, u/s today. How long until normal pp hair loss and exhaustion level out? I am bf'ing
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