41-year-old female experienced slow hair thinning, took finasteride for a year, then switched to spironolactone. Irregular periods occurred, seeking advice on long-term side effects and considering a third medication.
Hair loss treatments discussed include Minoxidil, Finasteride, and Spironolactone. One user shares success with Finasteride, Minoxidil, and low-dose Cyproterone Acetate, but warns against long-term use of oral anti-androgens.
Hair loss discussion involves spironolactone and bicalutamide for women's androgenic alopecia. Focus on effectiveness and side effects.
User started using topical spironolactone on scalp and face, experienced fever feeling and sluggishness. Asks if side effects are normal or systemic.
A female user starting Spironolactone treatment for thinning hair, and others sharing their experiences with Minoxidil and oral/sublingual Minoxidil as treatments.
Topical spironolactone is gaining attention as an alternative hair loss treatment, but it's not as effective as other options like finasteride. Oral spironolactone can cause side effects in men, and there are better topical alternatives like RU, Pyril, and CB.
User asks about topical spironolactone experience. Two studies show it as promising anti-androgen treatment, with 5% cream available on Minoxidilmax website.
User tried topical fin, dut, min, tret, hydrocortisone, microneedling, nizoral, collagen, propidren supplements, and laser helmet for hair loss with slow progress. They ask if topical spironolactone is a safer, effective alternative to RU for suppressing testosterone and treating hair loss in men.
Spudlady asks about experiences with spironolactone for hair loss. She has lost hair due to stress and seeks ways to stop shedding.
Topical spironolactone is more effective than topical finasteride for treating hair loss in both men and women. Oral spironolactone can affect testosterone, but the topical form doesn't impact the endocrine system.
Hair loss discussion includes topical spironolactone treatment, used 1-2 times daily for 2 weeks with no changes yet. Minoxidil and Propecia caused nasty side effects for the user.
A woman's experience with Spironolactone as treatment for female pattern hair loss, including the effects of increasing dosage and her doctor's recommendation to try finasteride if no results are seen after 6 months. Other users have also shared their experiences with using finasteride for this condition.
The potential effectiveness of homemade topical spironolactone in treating hair loss, with studies suggesting it is more effective than finasteride and even minoxidil when used as monotherapy. The conversation also mentions that other anti-androgens are being developed which may soon hit the market.
Hair loss discussion includes topical Spironolactone's effectiveness and minimal side effects. Community members share personal experiences and opinions on its use.
A 34 year old female with androgenic alopecia who has tried treatments such as Spironolactone, Desogen, Minoxidil and Finasteride in order to address her hair loss. It also details the experiences of other women taking Spironolactone for Female Pattern Hair Loss (FPHL).
Hair loss treatments discussed: Minoxidil, Finasteride, RU58841, and Spironolactone. Woman with androgenetic alopecia and alopecia areata shares experience using Spironolactone.
Hair loss treatments discussed include Minoxidil, Finasteride, and RU58841. Topical and oral spironolactone show potential in improving hair growth when combined with topical Minoxidil.
Female considering adding topical anti-androgen, seeks advice on RU58841 or pyrilutamid's binding affinity compared to spironolactone.
Hair loss treatments RU and topical spironolactone were compared. No specific results or conclusions were provided.
Hair loss treatments discussed include progesterone and topical spironolactone. Topical spironolactone found more effective than finasteride.
A questionable paper which suggests that 5% topical spironolactone is more effective than 0.1% topical finasteride for treating hair loss. It should be taken with a grain of salt due to the journal it was published in.
Hair loss treatments, specifically Spironolactone, and the user's experience with it over a 7-8 month period. Other treatments mentioned include Minoxidil and Finasteride.
Female experiencing hair loss for 10 years used 50mg Spironolactone and 5% minoxidil with decent results. Recently had massive shedding, but blood tests were fine and still taking original medications.
User "Ant1pal" shares progress pictures of hair regrowth using Minoxidil, Estradiol valerate, and Spironolactone. Users discuss potential side effects and the possibility of localizing estrogen to hair follicles for better treatment.
PCOS female visited doctor for hair loss concerns, prescribed spironolactone and minox 5%. Doctor advised against finasteride or dutasteride, user considering self-medication with dutasteride.
Late 20s woman struggles with worsening hair loss and tried various treatments without success. Now trying spironolactone and ketokonazole shampoo, hoping for improvement.
Hair loss discussion involved Finasteride, Minoxidil, and RU58841. User experienced sudden shedding after 1.5 years of Finasteride and Minoxidil use, seeking advice.
User asks if spironolactone can stack with finasteride and pyrilutamide for hair loss treatment. They question why spironolactone is associated with feminizing effects, while RU/pyri/fluridil, which work similarly, are not.
Female with aga tried minoxidil 5% and spironolactone, no success yet. Gladyator96 suggests waiting 6 months, adding tretinoin or dermarolling with minoxidil.
Hair loss treatments include finasteride and spironolactone. Low vitamin D levels may contribute to hair loss, and normalizing levels could potentially help regrowth.