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Ketoconazole for Hair Loss: Everything You Need To Know

Ketoconazole is one of the only hair loss treatments that you don’t need a prescription for and is backed by science. It is an antifungal medication and is used to treat a variety of fungal infections. However, it’s also sometimes used off-label to treat hair loss and improve hair volume—and it appears to work.  It isn’t a miracle cure—while it appears to be effective, other hair loss treatments (like finasteride and minoxidil) are still better established. Still, ketoconazole appears to work, especially when taken in combination with other treatment options. Here’s everything you need to know about ketoconazole (sometimes sold as Nizoral) and hair loss: what it is, how it works, the research on its effectiveness, and side effects.  What...

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Buying Kirkland Minoxidil Foam and Liquid In Canada

Is there a generic Rogaine? Indeed. Costco Wholesale USA produces a generic Rogaine product under their Kirkland label. They produce both a 6 month supply of 5% liquid minoxidil and 5% foam. Unfortunately, these products are unavailable in Costco stores within Canada, and Costco USA will not ship these products outside the United States. What are the benefits of the generic? Namely, price. The Kirkland products contain the exact same active ingredient (minoxidil) in the exact same quantity, but without the Johnson & Johnson brand name. You can decide for yourself whether the brand name is worth it for you, for us, we have used the Kirkland brand for years with great results. Hair Supply solves a problem we had...

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