I have read other doctors views on Avodart: Taking Avodart every other day will lower your DHT 80% and taking it daily will lower it 90%. The reason for taking either finasteride or dutasteride is to lower the DHT levels to a point where male pattern baldness is stopped. For 85% of men it only requires 1mg finasteride to lower the DHT 66% to accomplish this goal. For those men who continue to lose hair I advise gradually lowering the DHT by first taking the 5mg finasteride daily as you did, to lower the DHT by 72% and then to add Avodart once a week for a month, then twice a week for a month and then three times a week the third month.This gradual decrease of DHT rarely causes any more side effects than were noted when the patient was on only the 1mg finasteride. I think all men should respond better to dutasteride than to finasteride. The dosage will depend on the level of suppression you need to stop male pattern baldness and not have any side effects. I do not know of any source of topical spironolactone and would be wary of any absorption of it as it blocks all androgen receptor sites. I’d advise continuing with your plan to add dutasteride to the point of taking it every other day alternating with finasteride. That should lower your DHT nearly 85% What are ur views on it?
Many doctors prescribe Avodart for hair loss. I generally do not believe it adds much benefit. Everyone is entitled to their own opinions and practices. In my opinion, although Avodart blocks more of the DHT than finasteride, it does not block 100% of DHT (probably 80-85%) will likely still cause genetic hair loss once it has started.