Rogaine is a topical hair loss treatment for men and women.

How It Works

Rogaine contains a medication called Minoxidil, which is a vasodilator. Minoxidil can open potassium channels in the body and widen blood vessels so blood can flow more freely. Vasodilators like Minoxidil are typically prescribed to treat high blood pressure. It’s unknown exactly how Minoxidil containing medications like

Propecia is a brand name for Finasteride. This drug is used to treat prostatic hyperplasia and hair loss in men.

How It Works

Hair loss in men is linked to increased androgen activity in the scalp. Propecia can block a chemical reaction resulting in a reduction of androgen activity on the scalp. This can reduce or prevent hair loss in men.

Dutas is a brand name for Dutasteride, a drug that treats benign prostatic hyperplasia and pattern hair loss in men.

How It Works

Dutas can prevent the male sex hormone testosterone from converting into the more dihydrotestosterone. This chemical conversion reaction is associated with scalp hair loss and prostate enlargement in men.

Uses

Dutas is a prescription medication used to treat prostate enlargement