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Prescribed with finax and minoxidil for baldness. Stopped finax due to side effects. Will minoxidil work? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 15-Nov-2013
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User:I have consulted a dermotologist for hair transplant.....
User:he said I have less donor area so HT is not possible....
User:So he suggested Finax 5Mg and Minoxidil 5%.....
User:to prevent hair loss and regrowth for 6 months
User:But after hearing about side effects I stopped Finax ....and continueing with Minoxidil
User:So using only Minoxidil will cure my Male pattern baldness?
Doctor:Yes it should
User:Whats ur openion abt Finax ?
User:So should I use it or not?
User:Can you please let me know your response
Doctor:I guess whatever you read about it is correct
Doctor:If you think it will not suit you then you can try just minoxidil using minoxidil will not cause such side effects right ?
User:And, knowing about these XXXXXXX side effects why doctors still suggest Finax....
Doctor:Since it is topical it should not cause the side effects
Doctor:It depends on their personal opinion
Doctor:Any medicine should be taken after going through whole information about it
User:So finally I can safely continue using Minoxidil right?
Doctor:yes you can
User:Thank you ...I have no more questions.
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