Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up
Thinning Hair
avatar
An_253985 posted:
I am 8 years out of breast cancer. Am taking Arimidex.

Diagnosed with alopecia. Is it safe to take Propecia?
Reply
 
avatar
sam1985 responded:
Despite being clinically proven and medically approved, some doctors are still hesitant to prescribe Propecia as there have been no ten years studies regarding its long-term safety. Yet there is ample evidence that Propecia is a safe and effective hair loss treatment.


Helpful Tips

Alternative consumer self-test device for early detection of breast cancer?
This may be an interesting personalized alternative for early detection to then be verified through Breast MRI/Mammography: Eclipse, ... More
Was this Helpful?
1 of 1 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the Duke Health Breast Cancer Center