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    Default Correct way to reduce Finasteride dosage

    Hey fellow thinkers,

    I am attempting to find the proper way to reduce Fin dosage over time to minimize sides.

    Any information is welcome.


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    Hi Wake,

    I'm recopying my post (below) as was trying to do the same. Did you ever get an answer? Have any success?


    34 y/o.
    Norwood Type II

    Current Treatment:
    2 years of 1mg Fin and 0.5ml of 5% Minox (applied nightly on crown of head)
    Previously: very much on border of TYpe II and Type III but good regrowth around temples, etc.

    Potential Treatment:?
    Reducing Minox to 0.5ml of 5% applied every two nights, OR
    Reducing 1mg Fin to every two nights

    My goal is two-fold:
    1) minimize drug-taking in general
    2) reduce tolerance so I have ability to "up" dosage in 5 to 10 years.

    Has anyone tried doing this? Any thoughts?

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