Are hair loss medications like Rogaine and Propecia as effective in African Americans?

Yes. There has been relatively equal data showing that there is no difference in the efficacy in both Rogaine or minoxidil and Propecia or finasteride as far as in the prevention of male pattern baldness or androgenetic alopecia.

I personally have had many African Americans patients over the years on these products. Either one of those two products or both together have had equally successful results in those patients as compared to those patients that are non-African American.

Posted by: Dr. Charles