|Brand Name:||Tugain |
|Contents:||Minoxidil Solution |
|Manufactured By: ||Cipla |
|Other Brand Names: ||Rogaine/Regaine, Vanarex, Mintop, Loniten|
|Available In: || |
10 % w/v x 60ml
5 % w/v x 60ml
2 % w/v x 60ml
Minoxidil is prescribed to agitate the growth of hair and slow baldness. It is mainly effective and prescribed to people who fall under the age group of 40 years, who have recent hair loss. Minoxidil do not have affect on receding hairlines. This Drug does not cure baldness, most of the new hair get lost after the Medication is stopped. Minoxidil is used for treating male pattern baldness. In women it is used for treating thinning of hair in the frontal areas of the scalp.
Minoxidil comes in a liquid form and is applied twice a day. 1 ml of solution or half a capful of foam should applied on dry scalp and hair once in the morning and then again at the evening. It should be spread evenly to all the areas affected. Minoxidil must be applied to the dry scalp and must be left for about 4 hrs. The use of Minoxidil must be continued in order maintain and enhance growth of hair achieved.
The Side effects associated with the use of Minoxidil are:
scalp itching, dryness, scaling, flaking, irritation, or burning
In case you deal with any of the below side effects, consult your doctor immediately.
Gain in weight.
Kindly, note that Minoxidil contains alcohol that can cause irritation in eyes or any other sensitive area, the area exposed to it must be washed with cold water.
Minoxidil should not be consumed with other topical medications as they increase its absorption and also its side effects.