Treat androgenetic alopecia with antiandrogens, as well as other pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions

    April 2017 in “Drugs & Therapy Perspectives
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    TLDR Use antiandrogens and other treatments for hair loss.
    The document discusses various pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for treating androgenetic alopecia (AGA) in both men and women. The main first-line treatments for male AGA are oral and topical finasteride and dutasteride, while dutasteride, spironolactone, and cyproterone acetate are used for female AGA. Minoxidil is the only topical agent approved for both male and female AGA. Other treatments such as PGF₂ analogues, PGD₂ selective antagonists, and ketoconazole are also discussed. The document also highlights the potential side effects and limitations of each treatment.
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