Is dutasteride safe in women hair fall?Whether it is effective or not?

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Dutasteride, is a medication primarily used to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate. A few months may be required before benefits occur. It is also used for scalp hair loss in men and as a part of hormone therapy in transgender women. It is like other Alpha Blockers In women it causes Breast enlargement / Breast tenderness

Yes, dutasteride reduces the levels of the hormone dihydotestosterone (DHT) The 0.5 mg mg dose of dutasteride is helpful in several types of hair loss in post-menopuasal women.

@ dutasteroid is 5 alpha reductase hormone which converts testesteron to DHEAS, so no effect in female pattern baldness

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