Merck Bows Hair-Loss Drug J. -- Following Food and Drug Administration approval, Merck & Co. here has begun shipping its new prescription hair-loss treatment Propecia to stores. The drug, generically known as finasteride, is designed for use by men only. It is a 1-mg version of Merck's 5-mg Proscar, which is used to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy. Merck is recommending a six-month minimum trial period for users of Propecia, stressing in its direct-to-consumer promotional campaign ...

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