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Hair loss. Taking adgain and follihair tablets and propionate nf lotion. No results found. How long will it take to show reaction?

helo doctor. for the past 6 months i hav been suffering from hair loss ..i was previously on ayurvedic tratement for the same, but it did not show any results so i consulted a dermat. he has prescribed me with adgain and follihair tablets and propionate nf lotion. i hav been takin these medicines since 1and half month now but i m not noticing any fall is still persistent with thinning of hair in the center . how long will it take for the medicines to show any results and are they effective for treatment. kindly reply
Asked On : Sat, 25 Aug 2012
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From the description it seems you are having male patterned baldness.
treatment is in the form of
Males 5 percent minoxidil solution 1 ml twice in a day applied locally over scalp with or without finesteride tablet
females minoxidil 2 percent solution 1 ml two times in a day.

so depending upon your fender, you any choose concentration if ad hair to be used. tablet follihair is hair supplement and can be continued. Propynate lotion can be of use only if you have dandruff over scalp. if the scalp is clean, you may discontinue its use.
You need to use above treatment atleast for five to six months to see some response. These edict es should be taken under doctor's guidance only
Answered: Sat, 29 Jun 2013
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