Treatment of female androgenetic alopecia with cimetidine.

  • Hamideh Aram
  • Published 1987 in International journal of dermatology


Ten white women with moderate to severe androgenetic alopecia were treated with cimetidine 300 mg by mouth five times a day. Duration of therapy ranged from 1.5-9 months, with a median of 5 months. Seven patients (70%) showed good to excellent regrowth of hair. No major side effects were noted. The patients were followed up for 5 months. Cimetidine… (More)


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