Finasteride in the treatment of men with frontal male pattern hair loss

    J Leyden, Frank E. Dunlap, Barry Miller, P. Winters, Mark Lebwohl, D. Hecker, Stefan Kraus, H. Scott Baldwin, Alan R. Shalita, Zoe Diana Draelos, M. Markou, Diane Thiboutot, Mark Hyman Rapaport, Sewon Kang, Tim Kelly, David M. Pariser, George Webster, Maria K. Hordinsky, R. Rietschel, H. Irving Katz, L. Terranella, S. Best, Elizabeth Round, Joanne Waldstreicher
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    TLDR Finasteride effectively treats frontal hair loss with few side effects.
    Finasteride is a safe and effective treatment for frontal male pattern hair loss in men, promoting hair growth and reducing hair loss in the frontal scalp area. Studies have shown significant improvements in hair count and appearance, with few side effects. The treatment is well-tolerated and can be effective for up to 24 months. However, some men may experience sexual side effects.
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