Efficacy of 5% Minoxidil versus Combined 5% Minoxidil and 0.01% Tretinoin for Male Pattern Hair Loss

@article{Shin2007EfficacyO5,
  title={Efficacy of 5\% Minoxidil versus Combined 5\% Minoxidil and 0.01\% Tretinoin for Male Pattern Hair Loss},
  author={Hyoseung Shin and Chong Hyun Won and Seung Ho Lee and Oh Sang Kwon and Kyu Han Kim and Hee Chul Eun},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={285-290}
}
AbstractBackground: 5% topical minoxidil solution has been widely used to stimulate new hair growth and help stop hair loss in men with androgenetic alopecia (AGA). However, it is not convenient for patients to continue applying the solution twice daily on a regular basis. Tretinoin is known to increase the percutaneous absorption of minoxidil and, therefore, to enhance the response of AGA to minoxidil. For this reason, it was assumed that tretinoin would be helpful in alleviating the… 

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