Ketoconazole 2% -100 ml Cinfa, Spain
Ketoconazole is an antifungal drug used to manage scalp conditions like dandruff. But ketoconazole is also used as a hair loss treatment for androgenetic alopecia (genetic pattern baldness) in both men and women.
Ketoconazole, also sold under the prescription name Nizoral works to decrease the production of testosterone, which when converted to a substance called DHT (dihydrotestosterone) destroys hair follicles, resulting in hair loss. With lower levels of testosterone to create DHT, hair follicles are healthier, and your hair is healthier and fuller.
It’s available as a shampoo, cream, and a pill to treat fungal infections, but for hair loss, the shampoo is used. Nizoral shampoo with 2 percent ketoconazole may be prescribed by a doctor as a hair loss treatment for androgenetic alopecia, generally in conjunction with other hair loss treatments.