I went to my doctor today and got a finasteride prescription. Now I’m reading that dutasteride may be more effective. Does anyone have any comparative experiences? Have you seen any people actually regrow hair by getting on finasteride (or dutasteride)? Most guys are using Propecia (finasteride) for hair loss. Avodart (dutasteride) is typically reserved for […]
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This question comes from a member of our Hair Loss Social Community and Discussion Forums: Several months ago, I began taking Propecia (finasteride) for my progressive hair loss and experienced significant side effects. After stopping the medication, I switched to Avodart (dutasteride), another medication sometimes indicated in hair restoration, and did not experience any adverse […]
FDA Warns Hair Loss Drugs Propecia (Finasteride) and Avodart (Dutasteride) May Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer?
Can the hair loss treatments Propecia (finasteride) and Avodart (dutasteride) increase risks of cancer? Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement claiming the drugs Avodart and Proscar, typically used to treat benign prostate hyperplasia (prostate enlargement) in men, may increase the risks of high-grade prostate cancer. The news came suddenly […]