Cellular reproduction is avoided and the follicle is destroyed, stopping the hair life cycle and its reproduction. The hair comes off loaded with toxicity.
Hair loss is a frequent, but not serious, adverse reaction. However, for many people it represents a very important emotional problem.
The intensity of alopecia depends on the dose of the medicine and the duration of the treatment. It can affect all types of hair structures: eyebrows, eyelashes, genital hair, body and axillary hair.
In general, hair loss usually occurs 7-14 days after the first administration of the drug and becomes evident after 1-2 months. It usually affects women more than men.