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Hair loss. Used Follihair, Finasterid Lutica Lotione. Am i exposed to side effects?

I have lost a large amount of hair in last 2 years. Hair loss was severe in last 6 months. Earlier i had dense hair. Yesterday i saw a Dermatologist and he prescribed me Follihair(1 per day), Finasteride 1 mg(1 per day), Lutica Lotion, Follifast Hair Tincture, Morr F Lotion(to apply in scalp ) and 1 Aloe Vera shampoo & 1 conditioner named Triflow(to use once in a week). I am really confused regarding the side effects and effectiveness of the medicine. I have a kid who is only 8 months old. If i apply these lotion on my scalp in the overnight, is there any adverse effect on my kid or other family members while they touches my hair accidentally. If these medicines are effective, how long should i continue this medication since the medicine is expensive? Please answer.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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there is no gurantee with these
i prescribe for you
stop all milk and diary products
no use of mustard coconut walnut ground nut soya almonds
can use olive for application and cooking
no oily things no creams or oily ointments
soap without milk and nuts
shampoo wiyhout milk and nuts

start taking tab methotrextate 2.5 mgm once weekly dose alond take forcan 150 mgm weekly dose
3 months
for scalp apply flucort lotion mixed with 6 tab betnesol at night and wash in morning with nizral shampoo
thrice a wek
good diet preferably vegetarian
post after 3 months
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