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Finasteride

Finasteride is one of only two drugs produced for sale that has been proven to prevent male pattern baldness.  This drug is sold under a number of different brand names including Propecia, Appecia, Prosteride, Cipla, Finax, Finast, Finalo, Finara,, with Propecia being the brand name of the original manufacturer.  This drug acts on one of […]

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Minoxidil

Minoxidil is a drug first invented as an antihypertensive medicine.  However, during testing, a curious side effect was noticed.  Men using this drug who had early stages of male pattern hair loss noticed that their hair had started to grow back.  Since the patent for the medicine has now expired, many companies began manufacturing this […]

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