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I have been using Minoxidil since it was launched back in the 80's, it worked great when I was in my 20's, however, I am not sure of it's effectiveness now. I am now 38, my receding hair line is still receding at the temples, although at a fairly slow rate. I started to use Propecia 10 months ago, this appears to be helping a bit. I also use Nism shampoo and Tricomin therapy spray. I've read on the internet about a topical called OSH101 which went into clinical trials end of 2003 I think. Anybody heard any news on this? also wondering on the effectiveness of xandrox15 (15% minoxidil)?

 

Phil

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Hi and Welcome Phil

 

The only thing I can find out about OSH101 is here.

 

http://www.osteoscreen.com/body_alopecia.html

 

OsteoScreen is developing its lead compound OSH101, a topical drug for the treatment of alopecia. OsteoScreen has initiated Phase I clinical trials (human toxicology studies with an endpoint in Q3-2003). OsteoScreen plans to take OSH101 into Phase II trials (dose ranging) later in 2003.

 

Status:

1. OSH101 significantly enhanced hair growth in laboratory models by stimulating dormant hair follicles.

2. OSH101 produced superior results to Rogaine® in the same models.

3. OSH101 enhanced hair re-growth in a chemotherapy-induced alopecia model.

4. Non-GLP pre-clinical toxicity studies showed OSH101 is safe.

5. Phase I clinical trials are underway.

 

Appears to be still in phase 1 trials.

 

Cannot find anything more upto date.

 

 

Bill

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