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DHT blocker popularity has exploded recently, and for good reason: hair loss in both men and women is extremely common, and DHT blockers (the good ones) are designed to prevent and reserve hair loss, restoring your hair to what it once was.

One such product, Propidren, is extremely popular, has good consumer reviews, and has a huge amount of hype behind it – but will it actually work?

In this Propidren review, we are taking an in-depth look into the formula to establish what we personally believe consumers can and cannot expect.

Readers please note that statements on this page are fair comment based on observation. This content is produced on a matter of public interest. Statements on this page are our honest opinion.

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What Is Propidren?

Propidren is a self-proclaimed DHT blocker and hair growth supplement that’s produced by a US-based hair health brand named HairGenics.

One bottle of Propidren costs between $59.99-39.99, contains 60 tablets, and would like the average consumer for exactly 1 month (30 days) based on the directions of taking one tablet in the morning, and one tablet before bed; it can be purchased via the official Propidren website, as well as placed like Amazon and Walmart.

While it looks like a relatively feminine product, Propidren is targeted towards both men and women who are looking for a natural product to help prevent and reserve their hair loss.

The formula inside Propidren is basically just a combination of various plant extracts, vitamins, and minerals. HairGenics directly describe the product as a powerful hair loss prevention pill that’s designed to “address the full spectrum of deficiencies that may lead to thinning or balding hair”.

Consumers of this product are promised effects such as inhibited DHT levels, faster hair growth, and improved scalp and hair follicle health.

Does Propidren Work?

Below we’ve broken down this question to help you gain further understanding into what we think.

Propidren Pros

  • Certain ingredients inside the formula may be mildly useful for blocking DHT
  • Can prevent zinc deficiency, which has been known to cause hair loss
  • Contains useful ingredients for supporting your general health

Propidren Cons

  • Protection from hair loss is not guaranteed for 100% of those who use the product
  • Will not restore hair follicles that have already died
  • Negative side effects are possible
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What Are The Propidren Ingredients?

We have found the following supplement facts for this product:

One 2-Capsule Serving Contains: Iron 25mg, Biotin 2mg, Zinc 5mg, Saw Palmetto 200mg, Beta-Sitosterol 50mg, Horsetail Extract 50mg, Nettle Extract 50mg, Fo-ti 50mg, Pygeum Bark Powder, and Green Tea Extract 30mg.

Is Propidren Suitable For Everyone?

There is evidence to suggest that ingredients inside Propidren will reduce the effectiveness of estrogen pills, therefore we would not recommend it is used by anyone taking such medications.

Furthermore, it may also decrease the effectiveness of contraceptive medications.

Finally, if you’re taking medications to slow blood clotting, antibiotics, or medications for depression, you should also avoid using Propidren.

Is Propidren Safe?

Based on our research, we believe that the product will very likely be safe for the vast majority of healthy users; if you suffer from any underlying medical conditions, you should always consult with a healthcare professional prior to usage.

Fundamentally, Propidren does not contain any ingredients that have been officially banned or deemed unsuitable for human consumption.

What Are The Propidren Side Effects?

We’ve compiled the following potential side effects based on the ingredients inside this formula:

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Feelings of nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea [1][2]

Note: these side effects are possible but may not be the typical user experience.

Are There Any Propidren Reviews From Customers?

We have found the following Propidren review testimonials via customers on online:

If you’ve losing hair, Propidren is a must-have. I’m a female in her late 50s and my hair started falling out after I developed PCOS. The effects of Propidren were subtle at first, but significantly improved over time – I’ve been taking it for about 8 months now and couldn’t imagine stopping usage of it.

I gave this a shot (used for 5 months as directed) and didn’t see any new hair growth. Guess it doesn’t work for everyone.

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Our Final Verdict On Propidren

To conclude our Propidren review, there are certain things we like and certain things that we don’t.

Although it’s not FDA or EFSA recognized as an effective treatment for preventing pattern balding, there is some supporting evidence to suggest that ingredients within the Propidren formula can help to inhibit the enzymes that absorb DHT, meaning that in theory the product could potentially be useful for stopping or slowing down hair loss.

While that may sound pretty positive, it should be stressed that these results are certainly not a surefire thing for 100% of those who use the product – the science is by no means concrete.

The general consensus is that it might work, and it might be helpful if you’ve got a receding hairline.

We should also stress that the idea Propidren can help regrow hair that’s been lost is based on no evidence at all – the sad truth is that once a hair follicle has died, there’s no real way to revive it, so do not expect the product to “fill in” any bald patches.

Kath Ross, PhD
Kath Ross, PhD
Health Editor & Fact Checker at DietProbe
Kathryn is a Ph.D Health Editor here at DietProbe. She specializes in diabetes and weight control research and in her spare time she's a professional cat lady and wine connoisseur!
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