Wayne Rooney takes Propecia – May Cause Impotence Doctor Says..

THE hair-loss drug used by Wayne Rooney to restore his thinning hair could cause IMPOTENCE, a scientist has warned. Soccer Superstar Wayne Rooney took the drug Propecia back in 2009, and has since had a hair transplant to fight back against his receding hairline. But research suggests that one of the ingredients in the medication – finasteride – can cause … [Read more...]

Propecia is due to lose patent protection in June of 2013

by Sara Wasserbauer, M.D. Propecia is due to lose patent protection in June of 2013, and many hair loss patients have marked the date on their calendars in anticipation of cheaper prices for this blockbuster drug.  What patients do not realize is that, although a generic may be available even sooner than that, prices may not fall immediately due to the complex laws … [Read more...]

FDA Approved Treatments for Hair Loss

Propecia and Rogaine In the past 20 years, a revolution in treatment for hair loss has occurred.  Not only have doctors started to decode the actual causes of hair loss, but pharmacologic treatments – medicines for balding – also have been found and proven to actually work.  You have heard of these drugs, finasteride (also known as Proscar or Propecia), and minoxidil … [Read more...]