Efficacy of Off-Label Topical Treatments for the Management of Androgenetic Alopecia: A Review

@article{Gupta2019EfficacyOO,
  title={Efficacy of Off-Label Topical Treatments for the Management of Androgenetic Alopecia: A Review},
  author={Aditya K. Gupta and Rachel R Mays and Sarah G. Versteeg and Neil H. Shear and Vincent Piguet and Bianca Maria Piraccini},
  journal={Clinical Drug Investigation},
  year={2019},
  volume={39},
  pages={233-239}
}
Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is characterized by non-scarring follicle miniaturization. Despite the success of approved therapies, commonly reported side effects and the need for continual use has led to the investigation of alternative therapies. The aim of this paper is to critically review the success of off-label, topical monotherapies for treatment of AGA in men. A literature search was conducted to obtain randomized, controlled and blinded studies that investigated off-label, topical… 
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