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‘Does Propecia Work for a Thinning Hairline?’

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Name: Jay

Question: Hi, does propecia work on the front hair line which is thinning?

Answer: Hi, Jay. Propecia, or finasteride 1mg which is the drug’s actual name, Propecia is the brand name – is not proven to work on the hairline. The patient information leaflet actually states that whether it works on the hairline area is ‘unknown’.

In our opinion, the most effective way to treat a receding hairline is by following a course featuring topical applications of high strength minoxidil. This is what Belgravia clients use, generally in combination with finasteride 1mg to help inhibit the formation of the DHT which causes male hair loss in the first place.

Some clients prefer to use it with hair growth boosters instead, however, these boosters can also be added in to combination male hair loss treatment courses which feature minoxidil and finasteride 1mg to provide an optimal, fully rounded plan for preventing further shedding and aiding regrowth.

You can see the results of this type of approach to regrowing thinning hair around the temples in our Receding Hairline Treatment Success Stories.


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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