Definition of Alopecia:
1. Baldness, absence of the hair from skin areas where it normally is present.
2. Hair loss as a result of chemotherapy or radiation therapy administered to the head. Hair loss from chemotherapy is temporary. Hair loss from radiation is usually permanent.
Drugs (by generic name) associated with Alopecia
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Alopecia. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
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|minoxidil topical (Pro, More...)|
class: miscellaneous topical agents
|spironolactone systemic (Pro, More...)|
class: aldosterone receptor antagonists, potassium-sparing diuretics
|sulfasalazine systemic (Pro, More...)|
class: 5-aminosalicylates, sulfonamides
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|triamcinolone systemic (Pro, More...)|
Topics under Alopecia
- Androgenetic Alopecia (1 drug)
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Synonym(s): Alopecia Areata; Balding; Baldness; Baldness, female pattern; Hair Loss