What are the suggested post-op medications suggested after FUE transplant?

What medications are generally prescribed ?

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Medications

It varies depending on the doctor and the size of your transplant, but generally you would continue Finasteride and Minoxidil after your transplant, and maybe have one round of antibiotics. Regardless none of these are 'required' and plenty of people don't take these after the transplant.


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There is no "suggested" medication. Every doctor may have different recommendations. Contact your doctor for specific

There is no "suggested" medication.  Every doctor may have different recommendations.   Contact your doctor for specific instructions.  Some doctors may prescribe nothing. 

Jae Pak, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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Medications after FUE

The only medication I prescribe in young men is the drug finasteride because it will prevent shock loss which is common in young men (see below)

William Rassman, MD
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Post operative medications

After your procedure, generally antibiotics, anti-inflammatories are required (prednisone), in addition to symptomatic medications for discomfort and sleep.

Baubac Hayatdavoudi, MD
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