True & Dorin Medical Group Hair Restoration Blog

Hair Loss Medication Side Effects

May 21, 2019 — by Robert True
Tags: Hair Restoration Rogaine Propecia Side Effects

Hair loss drugs Rogaine® (minoxidil) and Propecia® (finasteride) have side effects patients should note. Let’s compare these balding/thinning medications.

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Propecia & Sexual Side Effects

November 19, 2012 — by Robert True
Tags: Propecia Side Effects Ishrs Hair Loss

The risk of sexual dysfunction portrayed in recent media is severly misstated. While it is true that there is a low-risk of sexual side effects with monitoring and doctor follow-ups, these side effects can be managed and resolved without any lasting consequences.

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New Propecia Study Raises Questions

October 17, 2011 — by Robert True
Tags: Propecia Hair Loss

There is a report in the May 2011 Journal of Sexual Medicine (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jsm.2011.8.issue-6/issuetoc) on a number of patients who experienced persistent loss of libido and sexual dysfunction long after they had discontinued use of finasteride, also known as Propecia.

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Hair Regrowth vs. Hair Thickening

June 1, 2011 — by Robert True
Tags: Hair Regrowth Hair Thickening Rogaine Propecia

When it comes to restoring a head of hair, the decision generally comes down between thickening your existing hair growth and undergoing treatments to promote the regrowth of new hair in bald spots. Let’s look at what these two options have to offer.

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How to Prevent Hair Loss

April 8, 2011 — by Robert True
Tags: Hair Loss Prevention Prevent Balding Rogaine Propecia

While hair loss may occur, there are measures that you can take to help limit the degree of balding you experience. These different options for hair loss prevention can be beneficial down the line.

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Hair Loss Pills vs. Hair Transplants

March 20, 2011 — by Robert True
Tags: Hair Transplant Surgery Hair Loss Pills Propecia Finasteride

In order to halt or reverse balding, people sometimes turn to oral medications, such as finasteride, which is better known as Propecia®. But how do those stack up against hair transplant surgery? Let’s take a look at that issue right now.

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