Endocrine disorders

Hirsutism

(Excessive hair growth)

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All Medications for Hirsutism

  • Antihypertensive > Diuretic

    • Aldactone
      (Spironolactone)
      Prescription only

      Aldactone (Spironolactone) is helpful when added to another diuretic to get rid of excess fluid in your body. Doesn't work well on its own.

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      • Pill

5-alpha reductase inhibitor

  • Propecia
    (Finasteride)
    Prescription only

    Proscar (Finasteride) works great for crown balding, as long as you keep taking it.

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    • Pill
  • Proscar
    (Finasteride)
    Prescription only

    Proscar (Finasteride) works well for mild to moderate symptoms of BPH. When men have more severe symptoms, it can be combined with doxazosin or other medicines for added benefits.

    Was it worth it?
    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill

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