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‘Will JAK Inhibitor Treatment Work for Pattern Hair Loss?’

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Tofacitinib (Xeljanz) being trialled as Alopecia Areata TreatmentName: Alb

Question: Will this JAK inhibitor treatment work only on patients with AA, or will it also work for those with AGA?

Answer: Hi, Alb. Whilst most JAK inhibitor research is centred on finding a treatment for alopecia areata, totalis and universalis – the types of hair loss caused by autoimmune disorders – some are also being trialled as potential male and female pattern hair loss (AGA) treatments.

However, as this research for all the above hair loss conditions is still in the clinical trial stages it is impossible to confirm either way whether or not any will be effective for AGA until the results of the necessary studies are released. As soon as this information becomes available we will add a story about this to our blog so do keep an eye out for updates.

In the meantime there are effective ways for people with this condition to regrow their hair by using clinically-proven hair loss treatments.


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