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Condition: Hair Loss
4/5/2012 10:09:03 AM

Reviewer: ginpene, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have used this topical med for bilateral male pattern baldness for 6 months and have had great results- no skin irritation or other side effects.

Condition: Hair Loss
2/29/2012 9:38:45 PM

Reviewer: honeybeeaz, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started using it while also taking cortizone shots for Alopecia Aereta (first time in my life, 50 years old). I do think it is helpful, careful about letting it drip on your face. After about 3 months I am considering quitting. I can't deal with the itchy scalp and I don't want to use the product for the rest of my life. I am afraid I'm going to shed and lose the hair, as the product ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Hair Loss
4/14/2011 9:32:32 AM

Reviewer: Naj, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Minoxidil 5% 2 years ago it was a little scary on my 3rd week i experience more hairloss..which force me to quit but month later i notice the regrowth and i was amazed with the result, full head of hair i didnt get to see that in a long time.. Now am experience a little hair loss again and am back on it and this time i am not going to quit its a great product easy to apply and yes my scalp does fe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Hair Loss
3/24/2011 2:22:14 PM

Reviewer: nana, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Minoxidil for almost 2 years with no side effects and it is working for me, I only use it once a day. Iam thinking of trying the mens I heard it works better. I am having trouble with perms they seem to last for about a month. You have to make sure that you wipe any excess from getting on your face. I got lucky so far no side effects

Condition: Hair Loss
1/28/2011 11:28:57 AM

Reviewer: mario_salazar, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor recommended Fortalex PT and it works a lot better than Minoxidil products. With Minoxidil, my skin would burn, irritate, swell up, get blisters... theres times where i literally felt loss of breath and chest compression. My doctor quickly put me on Fortalex PT and I was able to experience hair growth without those very uncomfortable side affects. After doing my research, I found out Fort ... Show Full Comment

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