What has happened to dutasteride hair loss study?

What has happened to dutasteride hair loss study?

At the moment the only FDA (the Food and Drug Administration in the US) approved hair loss treatments are Propecia (generic name finasteride) and Rogaine (minoxidil). Although it is not exactly known how Rogaine works in promoting new growth of hair, the working mechanism of finasteride has been well described. Finasteride protects the hair follicles from harmful effects of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) by reducing its serum levels (this drug was originally used to relieve urinary problems caused by benign prostatic enlargement before its positive hair properties were discovered). DHT is a natural metabolite of the male hormone testosterone which is also available in female bodies and can thus cause hair loss in women. Since this discovery researchers started looking for alternatives to finasteride among natural substances as well as medicinal drugs that are supposed to possess similar working mechanisms. Their philosophy is to identify substances that by interfering with DHT...
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