minoxidil vs finasteride

what's the difference?

The main difference between Minoxidil and Finasteride is that Finasteride helps to stop hair loss and grow new hair by blocking DHT, while Minoxidil helps to grow new hair by increasing blood flow to the scalp and allowing more nutrients to reach the hair follicles.

can i use both?

Given that both medications stop hair loss in different ways and target different areas, Minoxidil and Finasteride can be used at the same time; in fact this combination is a commonly recommended  approach to male pattern hair loss as the combination shows some evidence of preventing more hair loss and regrowing more hair than each alone.

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