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Severe hair loss. Using minodoxil, propecia. Will continuing medication help regain lost hair?

i am going through heavy hair loss in last couple of weeks. i was using minodoxil 10% from dec 2011.and i was also taking propecia 1mg daily.I am also taking swa pameetto extract as my doctor recommanded from last 1.5 year.As a result i got 70% of my hair back within six months .But i discontinued minodoxil & propecia from last 2 month and my hair loss started very much and i again lost all my hair we i gained.should i continue taking minodoxil & propecia.will i get my hair back ?
Asked On : Fri, 7 Dec 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Unfortunately the benefits of Minoxidil & Propecia on Hair Loss stop once the medications are discontinued. Since you had good results earlier its worth continuing. I hope you are aware of the potential side effects of propecia and you can discuss the same with your doctor.

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Answered: Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Aparna Amritsagar's  Response
Thanks for writing your query to us.

You need to continue minoxidil & propecia. That will help to regrow hair.
At the same you should also observe whether there was any recent change in your lifestyle,change in diet, sleeping pattern ,shampoo or any form of stress that might have triggered this hair fall. These factors also need to be corrected.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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