Is it ok not to use finasteride after hair transplant ?
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After Hair Transplant Should One Continue Treatment with Propecia?
Finasteride is not necessary after a hair transplant
Is Finasteride or Propecia a Requirement after Hair Transplant Surgery
Whereas the transplant will hopefully continue to serve you well, you should pay attention to the whole global appearance of your head which means trying to minimise future loss. There is a limit ho much hair transplantation anyone can have
If you think you will lose more hair, and you have the significant family history to suggest this, then I would definitely recommend you do something in addition to surgery. Finasteride or Propecia is by far the most effective treatment followed by Minoxidil or Regaine and Low Level Laser Therapy. Your doctor should explain to you all the benefits as well as the potential side effects
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Finasteride after a hair transplant
Finasteride after hair transplant
Is Finasteride necessary for a hair transplant success
If you are concerned with hormone levels, it might be interesting to you to note that the drug raises testosterone slightly as it lowers the level of DHT( the breakdown product of testosterone). If you are over 50, Finasteride might have a double beneficial effect as it shrinks enlarged prostate glands.
Vitamins do no harm and probably are of neglible benefit.
Finasteride after hair transplant
Finasteride is definitely not required before or after a hair transplant. It is important to remember that finasteride is a very powerful tool for preventing future hair loss, so it can really help patients to get the best overall hair restoration result. Finasteride does have potential side effects, like any medication, and is a very personal choice for many patients.
Other treatments after hair transplant that are options instead of finasteride include minoxidil, topical shampoos/conditioners/serums, laser/light therapy, and PRP injections (which I always recommend to my patients).
All the best,
Propecia after hair transplant
I recommend to many of my patients to use finasteride after their hair transplant to prevent shock loss. Those are usually the patients who have significant miniaturization or active hair loss on and around the transplanted area. Patients who don't have high levels of miniaturization may not need to be on finasteride after their hair restoration procedure.
So you have to check this with your doctor and he should be able to help you to make that decision. Vitamin pills don't help you with the shock loss prevention.
Finaterid after the hair transplant surgery
It is not a must to use finasterid but it is better to keep up for the upcoming one year to reach a compact result and then may think of your options.
Finasteride after a hair transplant surgery
Finasteride was approved by the FDA and is indicated for the treatment of male pattern hair loss (MPB). Since 5 mg Finasteride is frequently used in the treatment of prostate diseases as well, extensive clinical studies were performed in order to address the efficiency and the side effects of the drug. As with all drugs, potential side effects exist and this is true with Finasteride as well. However, the side effects associated with Finasteride only affect a small percentage (2-3 %) of the users and these side effects are mostly temporary ones. Given the effectiveness of the drug on both the original and the transplanted hair, the minor risk of potential side effects should not serve as an obstacle for the usage of the drug.
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