Flashcards in Trichogenic Drugs Deck (18)
What is used for androgenic alopecia?
What is the Minoxidil?
What is the mechanism of minoxidil?
When does hair loss return after minoxidil d/c?
What is the treatment of minoxidil in men?
Foam 5%: 1/2 capful BID
Solm 2-5%: 1 ml BID
What is the treatment of minoxidil in women?
Foam 5%: ½ capful QD
Soln 2%: 1ml BID
What is finasteride?
What drug class is finasteride?
5 alpha reductase inhibitors
How do you take finasteride?
1mg QD prevents further hair loss and promotes regrowth
May take 3 months to see effect
What are bad things of finasteride?
teratogenic, slight increase risk of high grade prostate cancer
Who can take finasteride?
What do you want to get before taking finasteride?
What is used to treat hypotrichosis of the eyelashes?
What is bimatoprost?
What does bimatoprost do?
increase length, thickness, darkness
What is the MOA of bimatoprost?
How do you use bimatoprost?
Applied nightly to eyelid margin at base of eyelashes
Remove contacts before application and reinsert 15 minutes after