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Originally, minoxidil was approved to treat high blood pressure, while finasteride was intended for the treatment of an enlarged prostate.
Minoxidil works for men and women, but finasteride can only be used by men.
Today, minoxidil is US Food and Drug Administration-approved for the treatment of both male and female pattern baldness; finasteride is FDA-approved for male pattern baldness and sometimes used off-label for hair loss in women.
Two drugs are currently available on the market: minoxidil, used in Rogaine, and finasteride, also known as Propecia.
In an interview with The New York Times, the physician, Dr. Harold N. Bornstein, said that Mr. Trump takes finasteride, also marketed as Propecia.
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