I'm female, age 60.
Will this help my hair loss?
Has anyone you know had luck?
Took Topirimate, gobs of hair fell out.
There are dozens and dozens of different types of hair loss. Finasteride helps just one of them - androgenetic hair loss.
Hair loss from topiramate, with massive shedding as you describe is not in keeping with androgenetic hair loss.
So if you are using it for that reason, it won't help.
Finasteride is not FDA approved for women. Post menopausal women with androgenetic hair loss will sometimes use as an "off label" indication.
Please see a dermatologist for guidance as to what is the proper diagnosis. Only then can you review treatment.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 14 Aug 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 16 Nov 2011 • 1 answer
Posted 24 Nov 2011 • 2 answers
Posted 2 Apr 2012 • 1 answer
Accutane - What % of patients experience hair loss on isoretinoin. I heard it was 20%. Does propecia
Posted 5 Sep 2013 • 1 answer