Ketoconazole is approved for use as an anti-fungal agent in the treatment of infections that occur due to fungi and yeasts. This review is focus on the its usage in shampoo for hair loss treatment. T
How Does It Work? As far as its role in treating and preventing hair loss is concerned, there are a number of theories. According to the American Hair Loss Association, apart from its anti-fungal properties it also has anti-androgenic effects. When ingested orally it is known to inhibit the binding of androgens to receptors in the body, which would include the binding of DHT to hair-follicle receptors
Polaris Research Laboratories's NR-02 shampoo is one of the most interesting hair loss products on the market. It is marketed as a minoxidil shampoo. It has the two powerful ingredients minoxidil and finasteride in it. However the effectiveness is very questionable, reason being the contact of product with the scalp is just too short to be absorbed. Not sure why Polaris chose to use finasteride instead of a more popular ingredient ketoconazole
The Revivogen line of hair care products is formulated to deal with hair loss. It was produced by leading dermatologists, and intended to work at the hair follicle. A hormone called DHT is believed to be one of the primary factors in hair loss, in particular when it is hereditary. DHT is the product of an elaborate reaction happening in the hair follicle. Special ingredients in Revivogen products are thought to stop the production of DHT thereby delaying hair loss.
The Revivogen line is comprised of 3 products: the Bio-Cleansing Shampoo, Hair Thickening Conditioner, and Scalp Therapy serum. These 3 products are intended to be used alongside one another. The shampoo and conditioner have tiny amounts of the growth activating compounds, in addition to ingredients created