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Are recommended medications for alopecia effective?

Recommended medications for alopecia. Are they effective? Do they have any side effect? 0 answers, 5 views Posted in: Hair Loss Edited 3 minutes ago Intense pain after routine colonoscopy, CT shows Mesentary Panniculitis. Is surgery necessary to improve ?
Mon, 21 Oct 2019
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Hello,

Yes, partially. There is currently no cure for alopecia areata, although there are some forms of treatment that can be suggested by doctors to help hair re-grow more quickly.

Other medications that can be prescribed that either promote hair growth or affect the immune system include Minoxidil, Anthralin, SADBE, and DPCP.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr AJEET SINGH, General & Family Physician
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