Minoxidil is used topically on the scalp to treat hereditary hair loss.
Do not use Minoxidil
If you’re allergic to the active substance or any other component of this medicine.
If you have high blood pressure.
If you have a skin condition on your scalp such as psoriasis or sunburn.
If you have hair loss due to other reasons (medications, childbirth).
If you have a shaved scalp.
If you have to wear a dressing or bandage on your scalp.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine including:
If you have heart or vessel problems.
If you are not sure your scalp is healthy.
Possible side effects
Stop using this product and seek immediate medical help if you develop rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor right away if you experience:
Palpitations and/or fast heart beat
Swelling of the hands and feet
Faintness and dizziness
Other medicines and Minoxidil
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking.
Minoxidil interacts with the following:
Medicines for blood pressure called vasodilators (e.g. Hydralazine)
Topical corticosteroids on your scalp
How to use Minoxidil
This medicine is for people aged 18-65 years old.
Use as indicted by your doctor.
This medicine is to be used on the scalp only.
Apply 1mL to your scalp twice daily (6 sprays).
How to store Minoxidil
Store at room temperature 68 to 77°F (20 to 25°C).
Keep away from heat, flammable liquid.
Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date stated on the package. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
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