Search Results for: finasteride

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Treatment

…ls to respond. Therapy must be continued or hair loss recurs. Finasteride (1 mg tablet taken daily, such as Propecia), 1 mg tablet daily. In male patients, a family or personal history of prostate cancer should prompt further discussion and possible…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…arring present Miniaturized hairs Minoxidil 5% solution, foam Finasteride 1 mg p.o. daily (for healthy men and in women who are not of child-bearing potential) Alopecia areata Coin-shaped (nummular) patches of non-inflammatory hair loss; exclamation…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Frontotemporal hairline recession in a postmenopausal woman

…Improvement of FFA was most often seen when treated with oral finasteride or dutasteride, but a spontaneous stabilization of the disease may also occur. The regrowth of hair is usually minimal and always located at the hairline [12]. Some treatments…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Androgenetic (common) alopecia

…s in horizontal sections of serial scalp biopsies: results of finasteride 1 mg treatment of men and postmenopausal women. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 1999;4(3):282–84. Walker. Edinburgh: William F Clay, 1896. Wilson E. Diseases of the Skin. London:…