Comparing Oral and Topical Minoxidil for Hair Loss: A Study Overview

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  • tbtadmin
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    • Sep 2008
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    Comparing Oral and Topical Minoxidil for Hair Loss: A Study Overview

    Dr. Jeff Donovan discusses a study comparing oral and topical minoxidil for treating male androgenetic alopecia. Published in JAMA Dermatology, the study by Penha et al. found that 5mg oral minoxidil daily was not significantly better than 5% topical minoxidil twice daily over 24 weeks. While oral minoxidil showed some improvement in the crown area, it was not statistically superior overall. The study emphasizes the need for rigorous randomized controlled trials in hair loss research and tempers the enthusiasm for oral minoxidil.

    Full Article: https://www.americanhairloss.org/com...tudy-overview/
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