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Took Oncotrex to treat black color in leg. Have severe hair fall. How to get cure?

i VISITED A SKIN SPECIALIST TO SHOW MY LEG WHICH IS HAVING SOME BLACK COLOR MARKS WHICH IS THERE IN MY LEGS FOR LAST 6-8 YEARS. WHICH CAUSED BECAUSE OF SOME INFECTIONS. He presciripbed some medicines with Oncotrex 5 mg tablets for 10 days( daily 1). after this course of medicine, with in 10 days i noticed a big hair fall . and i consulted another skin specialist. She told Oncotrex tablet maximum dosage is 3 tablet per week. Now my i lost almost half of my hair. New doctor prescribed me Keraglow Men multivitamine tablet and desonide lotion. Is this medicine is enough for controlling hair fall ? Any other medication or treatment requied?
Asked On : Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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Hi anoo,

The medication Oncotrex you was prescibed at the first time was a type of anti cancer medication and it has the side effect of hair loss which you suffered and the dose was also very high. At the first time the medication prescibed for the discoloration was not correct, as you told that it is because of some infection.
The medication prescribed to you after this is mainly a multi vitamine and a steroid lotion, the muti vitamine will help to improve your general condition and the steroid lotion can reduce the localised inflammation which may be there because of side effect of previous medication.
By the way try to maintain a good health and nutrition and I hope you will get your hair back soon.

Thanks and take care.
Answered: Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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