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Switching from Finasteride to Dutasteride and oral Minoxidil

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headon

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I am concerned about switching from Finasteride to Dutasteride. I have heard some negative feedback about Dutasteride and side effects. I have been taking 1.5mg of Finasteride for about 7 years. I feel like it's stopped working..? Is this possible. A reputable HT Doc suggested I switch to 0.5mg of Dutasteride AND 0.5mg of oral Minoxidil. Your thoughts please..?
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Risingforehead

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Reading up on Finasteride it does seem that it does loose it's effectiveness for some after a number of years, i was under the impression this was a gradual process though after many years. What makes you think it no longer works for you? Never heard of oral Minoxidil. How long would you have to be on Dutasteride to see if it's working if you trial it?