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Finasteride
- product
- dose
- CI, cautions
- counselling
- use in women?
**NO A/Es
Propecia (1mg.28 tabs)
1 daily
CI: women and children
Caution: elderly unlikey to respond
Counselling:
- continuous treatment is required. best results after 12 months, some response after 3-4 months.
- no benefit is seen in hairs that are gone. not all hair loss is recovered
- stop if no benefit after 12/12
- no benefit to women in trials
Minoxidil
- products
- A/Es
- dose
- counselling
- 2% or 5%?
Rogaine, Hair-A-Gain (5%, 2%)
A/Es: dermatitis, hypertrichosis above eyebrows or on cheeks - diminishes after 1 year
Dose: 1mL bd to aa
Counselling:
- 4/12 wait
- wash hands
- do not wear a wig, scarf or hat for at least 1 hr after application to prevent loss of absorption.
- cosmetically acceptable hair growth occurs in 10%
- the higher concentration is slighly more effective in men. there is no difference in women.
Dose of spirinolactone for women with androgenic alopecia?
50-100mg d