Like all medicines there are risks of unwanted side effects. The good news is that with our hair loss treatments these are uncommon.
The most common side-effects with minoxidil are local skin irritation, a full list is outlined in the patient information leaflet.
98.6% of men who took Finasteride in clinical trials, continued to do so as they experienced no significant adverse effects to the medication. Finasteride side effects include a rash, tenderness around the nipples, decrease in libido, testicular pain, erectile dysfunction, poor seminal quality, depression/low mood and palpitations.