Fluridil: A Topical That Regrows Hair, Without Side Effects? (Scientific Deep-Dive)

Fluridil: Scientific Deep-Dive Fluridil, otherwise known as topilutamide (or by the brand name Eucapil) is a topical medication that has been tested as a treatment for both androgenetic hair loss and hirsutism (excess facial hair growth in women). In 2021, the patent for fluridil expired, however, there have been no generic fluridil treatments that have … Read more…

How Often Do I Need To Take Oral Finasteride?

Oral finasteride is a drug that helps lower levels of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) – the hormone causally associated with androgenic alopecia (AGA). Since 1997, the FDA has approved oral finasteride at 1 mg daily doses to treat AGA.[1]https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK513329/ Having said that, clinical studies also suggest that daily doses of finasteride as low as 0.2 mg can … Read more…

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If I Am Planning a Family, Should I Stop Taking Finasteride? (Men & Women)

In the medical literature, it’s well established that women should withdraw from finasteride prior to conceiving, or abstain from finasteride throughout pregnancy and/or while breastfeeding. But what about men? Can they continue using finasteride during conception? What about during their partners’ pregnancy — when indirect finasteride exposure (via semen) might expose the female and fetus … Read more…