Metformin blocks a toxic build-up of lipids which may cause inflammation and fibrosis. Metformin may reduce this toxic build-up. When used locally we have found it to stimulate existing hairs. Metformin is also known as an antioxidation, anti-ageing and even anti-tumour drug.
Metformin is a widely used medication that is used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. It is known to reduce androgen levels which could affect androgenetic alopecia.