.Fluocinonide - I was prescribed Fluocinnnnonide topical solution for extreme hair loss, to be applied 2 times day. No where have I seen that this drug will help with hair loss? Can you answer this for me? I am a female and have had extreme hair loss in the last month, you can see my scalp and this all over.
Hello, no it will not help with hair loss.-
Fluocinonide is a potent glucocorticoid steroid used topically as anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of skin disorders such as eczema(is a term for several different types of skin swelling). It relieves itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling, inflammation, and discomfort.
Sorry... take care, contact a different doctor.
Yes, it may help.
Topical corticosteroids such as fluocinonide are often used to treat hair loss (alopecia areata).
Some studies show that about eight out of 10 people who use corticosteroids for alopecia areata have some regrowth, but about half of these find their hair falls out again when they stop treatment. Other studies have shown a much smaller benefit. Regrowth usually happens within three to six months of starting treatment. If your hair doesn't start to grow back after six months, you will probably be advised to stop using corticosteroids.
- Fluocinonide Information for Consumers
- Fluocinonide Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Fluocinonide (detailed)
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