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Korea Biomedical Review. Ministry adds warnings to hair growth solution.

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety announced plans Tuesday to revise warning labels of 142 items, which include Finasteride, commonly used in treatment for male hair loss to indicate depressive and suicidal thoughts.

…The recent revision comes after MSD Korea, the Korean offshoot of Merck & Co, reported adverse effects of its parent company’s drug to the ministry.