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In Topic: Vitamin B5 Hairloss- Cured (Pictures)

24 February 2015 - 02:26 PM

@elmechanico, yes many of us have, no luck.


Update: I stopped RU. I was using much less than 1mg per day and the sides eventually came back and are not worth it in my opinion. Going to look for other options.


I am still using Rogain 2x per day but I am still shedding a lot. Going to go back to the dermatologist and have a steroid prescribed for my scalp to help with inflammation, itching, and dandruff that will hopefully slow down the shedding. 


Something I have been looking into for years are B12 shots/injections. There are some dermatologists that give them for telogen effluvium and they seem to work well. Might be worth a shot (pun). 

In Topic: Vitamin B5 Hairloss- Cured (Pictures)

06 February 2015 - 12:27 PM

these pills for stomach acid are really screwing with my stomach anyone found that? wondering if I should keep taking them


I would stop.


The low dose of RU seems to be working well with no side effects. Still shedding but definitely see new hairs popping up. Will keep you posted. 


For those of you who don't know what RU is, google RU hairloss. Same potential side effects as Propecia and Avodart so use at your own risk and at a low dose. 

In Topic: Vitamin B5 Hairloss- Cured (Pictures)

29 January 2015 - 03:41 PM

So still unknown if RU 100% works at stopping the shedding. I do see new hairs coming in which is a plus but I have not been on RU long/consistently enough to have had it stop the shedding. The big issue is the side effects. With 20 mg per application, I experienced very bad side effects such as brain fog, body aches, ear aches, chest pains, shortness of breath. This was after 3 days. I stopped RU and the side effects went away within a week. I then tried 10 mg per application and experienced the same side effects, not as bad as 20 mg but not worth it. I went off RU another week and the side effects subsided and eventually went away. I am now trying 2 mg per application and have had no sides. It has only been 3 days but the side effects were definitely there with 10 mg & 20 mg per day after 3 days. I will keep you guys updated on my progress and if I stop the shedding and have regrowth. I am also applying Rogain 2x per day. 

In Topic: Vitamin B5 Hairloss- Cured (Pictures)

22 December 2014 - 08:51 AM

What the hell does B5 do to the human body how can you take it at medium dose for a week and have hair loss the rest of your bloody life. As if acne wasn't enough. RRRRRRRRRR </3

If its an adrenal problem what do people think of taking adrenal balancing supplements such as ashwagandha? I can't give up on this, being female and bald is too daunting to think about.


What is the general consensus, does B5 cause adrenal depletion or over production?


I had my adrenal tested and my endocrinologist confirmed it was at normal levels and had nothing to do with my hairloss.  

In Topic: Vitamin B5 Hairloss- Cured (Pictures)

15 December 2014 - 11:01 AM

Correct, don't take any B5. Someone reported they started losing hair after taking 1 gram per day. Stay away from it unless you want to risk losing your hair.