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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

Condition: Hair Loss
9/1/2010 11:56:03 AM

Reviewer: sexual chocolate, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is working for me after using for 1 month. But i have started to see facial hair growing on my face.

Condition: Hair Loss
11/8/2009 9:11:28 PM

Reviewer: twodybug, 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:
I use a professional product called nioxxin sold at salons across america..it has the monoxidil in it but has other great hair regrowth formulas...ive tried all he over the counter products but this one is rated #1 by cosmotoligist and is 100% effective.

Condition: Hair Loss
11/6/2009 10:09:37 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 3 weeks of use, I developed hives and severe itching on my abdomen and thighs. When I stopped use of the product, the itching disappeared but the hives remained for 2 weeks.

Condition: Hair Loss
5/31/2009 8:48:35 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Changes in the texture of my hair. It worked somewhat at first. DEPRESSION is a problem.

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