"My dermatologist put me on 5 mg in January but I seemed to have an allergic reaction to it so I stopped taking it. When I went to see her about 4 weeks ago I discussed that with her and she told me to break the pills in half because I really…"
"I have been taking Finesteride for 18 months. My doctor doesn't want me to stop because she says it may not stop but definitely slows the progression of hairloss from FFA. I take 5mg daily. I've been skeptical until recently. I picked up a…"
I have been on Doxycylin, Finasteride and Plaqunenil for three years now together with different ointments. without any significant success. I have even tried AIP diet without success.
Four weeks ago I was prescribed Methotrexat (strong…"
I'm glad you found us here in the LPP/FFA support group. I know it's one you wish you never had to belong to. I have found a lot of support and advice here and so appreciate all of the brave women who have shared…"
"I've been on Dutasteride (better than Finasteride) for a couple of years now. I believe it is the only thing that has saved the rest of my hair from falling out. I also use Rogaine. I still believe that no one in the world…"
"Thanks for the response. I think the breast cancer risk was when it was used for men for prostrate cancer so it is part of the warnings. I don't know how much of a risk it really is but with my history I wasn't willing to try it. This new…"
"I understand your frustration. My new derm has prescribed finesteride. I haven't started it, didn't know about the breast cancer risk. She also said it could be a combo of thyroid and FFP. I changed doses on my thyroid meds., and see a…"
HiI am new to the group but have been dealing with FFP/LPP for a few years now. I have been to 3 different doctors. I think they get fed up and pass me on. Anyway I have an appointment on Wednesday and I know she is going to suggest finasteride or cellcept again. In 2016, Finasteride was suggested but I was concerned about the breast cancer risk so did n't take it. I am already at high risk for breast cancer as my sister and my aunt (who passed away from it in her early 50s) had breast cancer.…See More
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