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My derm prescribed topical triamcinolone fro my alopecia

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my derm prescribed topical triamcinolone fro my alopecia areata. he also suggested using minoxidil. can i apply both at the same time? Thanks.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 11 months ago.

Yes, there would be no expected interactions if used together. However, as both are typically twice-daily medications and either one can theoretically decrease absorption of the other, it would be best to alternate applications...e.g. Minoxidil, TAC, Minoxidil, TAC...etc.

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