Peter Hibberd, M.D., is a doctor whose advice is based on more than 28 years of hospital outpatient and inpatient experience. He is an experienced emergency medicine physician, surgeon, and consultant. Dr. Hibberd is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is also a fellow and active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, an active member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a member and fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Hibberd has earned numerous national and international professional certifications, memberships, and awards.

Does Propecia Stop Hair Loss or Regrow it?

Monday, 17 Jun 2013 11:45 AM

By Peter Hibberd, M.D.

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Question: Does Propecia stop hair loss or help grow it back? Also: Can Propecia be used to help your prostate when you get older?

Dr. Hibberd’s answer:
 
The same drug works for both prostate health and hair loss, but at differing doses and guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration. It goes by two names, reflecting the dual purposes of the drug.
 
Propecia retards the premature loss of hair and also helps you regrow hair back. Proscar is used to reduce an enlarged prostate and is prescribed at four times the dose necessary for hair growth.

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Dr. Hibberd's advice is based on more than 28 years of hospital work in emergency medicine and surgery.
 
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