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Topical Finasteride with Minoxidil

If a pill feels like an overwhelming way to treat male pattern hair loss, this 2-in-1 topical solution could be for you. Emerging evidence suggests it can help regrow hair and prevent further hair loss with a lower risk of sexual side effects compared to finasteride pills.

Studies show that Topical Finasteride with Minoxidil can be effective for up to 9 out of 10 guys.

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* Finasteride may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: inability to have or maintain an erection, decreased sexual desire, problems with ejaculation (including decreased volume of ejaculate), pain in the testicles or depression.... Read More

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How Topical Finasteride with Minoxidil solution works

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Reduce DHT in the scalp with topical finasteride

Recent clinical studies suggest that topical finasteride treatment can help prevent further hair loss in men with androgenetic alopecia (aka male pattern hair loss), while having a lower side effect profile than when taken as a pill. Finasteride works by blocking an enzyme that converts testosterone into DHT, a hormone that can weaken hair follicles.

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Reactivate hair follicles with topical minoxidil

Minoxidil actually increases how long follicles stay in the active growth phase. That means this clinically-proven ingredient can help you get new hair coming back in, even if you thought those follicles were dormant.

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Fewer steps, less mess

This combo means you can save time, hair, and headspace with one simple addition to your morning and evening routine.

The science behind this hair loss solution

Prevent Loss

Keep follicles open with topical finasteride

Finasteride works by blocking an enzyme that converts testosterone into DHT, a hormone that can weaken hair follicles.

Promote Regrowth

Reactivate hair follicles with minoxidil

Minoxidil improves blood flow to the hair follicles. It's most effective on the top of the head and helps to regrow hair and prevent bald spots.

Volumize

Enjoy better hair density in 3-6 months

Results take time. If you're not seeing hair regrowth right away, you're fine. Most guys see results after 3 to 6 months of consistent use.

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Is a minoxidil and finasteride topical solution for you?

Hair regrowth awaits

With topical minoxidil in the mix, this solution is built to combat receding hairlines, bald spots, or overall thinning.

Easy hair loss treatment

Topical finasteride reduces scalp DHT levels and helps hair follicles hold on for dear life.

May offer a lower side effect risk

This solution has a topical version of 0.05% finasteride, which recent clinical studies on male patients suggest may have a lower risk of side effects than the pill version of finasteride (generic for Propecia®) when used to treat male pattern hair loss.

Manage hair loss at home

Humans landed on the moon in 1969. Five decades later, you can now chat with a licensed medical provider and, if appropriate, order hair loss treatment from your sofa. Technology is amazing.

Hair regrowth made possible through Hims

Milton

"In just as little over two and half months, I can really see the difference in thickness and in color."

- Milton, 36

Mike

"Hims has been the greatest confidence boost, no more bald jokes! I look and feel so much younger."

- Mike, 34

Seth

"I notice a huge change in the overall health and fullness of my hairline."

- Seth, 27

Al

"The results speak for themselves and I recommend it to all of my friends."

- Al, 54

Michael

"It has helped boost my confidence as well as give me a full head of hair to play with. I am so pleased."

- Michael, 33

Parbhu

"I used to cover up my bald spot with the rest of hair on my head, but now I don't. Thank you HIMS."

- Parbhu, 28

Bryan

"Now after 5 months I'm able to style waves first time in 10 years!"

- Bryan, 28

Tony

"After 7 months, I have experienced incredible results and my hair is back."

- Tony, 32

Ryan

"Cost effective and affordable. My hair keeps growing thicker, fuller, and at a fast rate."

- Ryan, 29

Brian

"I tried several different options before but Hims combined approach of all four methods by far created the best results."

- Brian, 48

Alexander

"Hims allowed me to walk down the aisle confident and looking great."

- Alexander, 32

Giovanny

"4-months strong and my confidence boosted back up to 100% using Hims, future me really does thank me."

- Giovanny, 23

Jesse

"I decided to jump right in and I'm so glad I did. I definitely feel ten years younger!"

- Jesse, 36

Topical finasteride results are not guaranteed. Customers were given free product.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Topical Finasteride with Minoxidil solution

Does topical finasteride work?

Topical finasteride works by counteracting the enzyme that is responsible for converting testosterone to DHT and causing hair loss. Clinical studies found that men with androgenetic alopecia (aka, male pattern baldness) who used the medication saw a significant increase in total hair counts, a decrease in hair loss and were pleased with their hair growth. Finasteride, a 5α-reductase inhibitor that prevents the conversion of testosterone to DHT, mixed with minoxidil, a vasodilator that improves blood flow to follicles and promotes hair regrowth, is a topical formulation shown to effectively treat male pattern baldness. Plus, unlike hair transplants or oral medications, topical finasteride is non-invasive and easy to use.

Where can I buy topical finasteride?

Topical finasteride is available by prescription through some healthcare providers. Through hims, you can connect with a medical provider and be evaluated for prescription topical finasteride & minoxidil solution online. If approved, you get your topical medication delivered straight to your door. It is important to note that no licensed version of either topical finasteride or topical finasteride & minoxidil in combination is currently available. The hims topical finasteride with minoxidil solution is a compounded product that is manufactured in a fully regulated UK compounding pharmacy and is only available if prescribed by a registered clinician after an online consultation.

Why buy topical finasteride vs oral?

While oral finasteride has been shown in robust clinical trials to have therapeutic effects in treating hair loss, some men worry about the risk of side effects. Clinical studies suggest that topical finasteride has a lower risk of systemic side effects, such as sexual dysfunction, because it is applied topically to your scalp rather than taken orally. If you are concerned about sexual side effects like erectile dysfunction, talk to a provider to see if a topical solution could be a good choice for your hair restoration.

How do I use the topical finasteride with minoxidil solution?

Using the dropper provided, apply up to 1mL of the solution directly to the scalp in the areas affected by hair loss, twice daily, with at least eight hours between the two applications. A good way to apply the solution is in small droplets to the affected area. This helps spread the solution around and also prevents it from running down your head. Rubbing the solution in is not necessary, although some guys use their fingers or the dropper to spread the solution around the affected area of the scalp.

What are common topical finasteride side effects?

Clinical studies have shown that topical finasteride is generally well-tolerated by most men who use it to treat male pattern baldness. However, it is important to keep in mind that the use of topical finasteride to treat hair loss has not been as comprehensively studied as oral finasteride. Like all medications, there is a risk of side effects with topical finasteride. Even though it is applied to the skin, topical finasteride may have a systemic impact. A 2018 study, found that serum DHT levels decreased while using topical finasteride, an indication that the medication can travel through the body. Having said that, systemic side effects typically associated with oral finasteride (e.g., erectile dysfunction, low libido) were not reported in the studies of topical finasteride. However, additional research studies are required to better understand the systemic risks. The common side effects of topical finasteride were found to be localized to the site of medication application (scalp) and include: itching, irritation, burning sensation, flaking of the scalp, and redness. These side effects are typically mild in nature and resolve without intervention. If you do experience side effects with this medication, message a medical provider through the Hims platform. If you are allergic or have a hypersensitivity to topical finasteride or minoxidil, you may experience symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as rash, itching, hives and swelling of the lips, tongue, throat, and face. Seek emergency medical attention for an allergic reaction.

If you are taking oral finasteride or dutasteride, a medication for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), you should not use topical finasteride, as combining the medications could increase chances of side effects.

If you are interested in a prescription, Hims will match you with an independent UK prescriber who will evaluate whether or not you are an appropriate candidate for the prescription product and if appropriate, may write you a prescription for the product.

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