Does Minoxidil Inhibit DHT?

Interestingly, Provillus’s website states that, “Minoxidil, the only ingredient clinically tested, and approved by the FDA for restoring your hair, inhibits DHT.”

I thought finasteride was the only FDA approved DHT blocker and minoxidil was something else. I’m confused.

Short answer — no. I am unaware of any inhibition that minoxidil has for DHT. Minoxidil works differently and not on the formation of the DHT hormone; finasteride does block DHT.

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