What are some of the side effects associated with hair loss medications?

. There are many "hair care products" that are being advertised to help with hair loss thinning
. The most commonly used products are the medications Minoxidil and Propecia: both of which have been FDA approved
. Hair loss only slows down when taking the prescription, there are no lingering effects
. There are potential side effects with hair loss medication, but they are generally harmless so long as the medication is used as directed
. Propecia may be harmful to a developing male fetus in pregnant women
. Minoxidil may cause irritation of the skin, palpitation, and dizziness
. Finding the right hair loss medication is tackling hair loss on only one front
. To effectively combat hair loss, you need a comprehensive regimen customized for you by a hair loss specialist

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