Wow!! That is so exciting!! Thanks for the encouraging pic!
I love this pic so much!! I keep coming to this site and looking at it every day. It gives me hope.
I agree. Immunosuppresents are dangerous, leaving one open to death via infection. I also had a friend on them for years and she got lymphoma (cancer)...
What I have read is that they are hoping to begin making this a topical ointment, so that you get the effects at the site needed, where hair follicles are being attacked, but without the systemic effect on your immune system and health. As a cancer survivor myself, there is no way I am risking going down that road again, so I plan to wait for the topical treatment.
There are some studies being conducted now and we will have to await the results and see. Yes there are still a lot of question around the continued maintenance. Kyle Rhodes is not on 6 pills a day...3 at most. The question is, can you go to one pill a day once all the hair is grown back? ...or one pill every other day? If that is the case, then the safety profile improves dramatically. Lots of questions still....
Sorry, did not mean to spread false info, but I did read it on Philsinfo.com, drug gives bald man full head of hair. It says "...Kyle Rhodes continues to take it, not so much for hair, but for his psoriasis...his doctor recently upped the dosage to six pills a day in hopes of making a bigger dent in the disease". It is an interesting article, but do not know if it is true.
He was taking 6 pills a day at one stage not for his alopecia but for his psoriasis.
He was on 15mg (3pills a day) from month 2 to month 8
I stand corrected. I never came across that in my preliminary research. That seems like an excessive about of the meds.