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Minoxidil 1 month

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Topical solution Minoxidil

What is it?

Minoxidil is a topical solution that increases blood flow and oxygen in vessels which reactivates and revitalises shrunken hair follicles.

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FAQs

  • Minoxidil works by improving the microenvironment for hair growth. Minoxidil increases blood flow and oxygen to the vessels which reactivate and revitalises shrunken hair follicles. This helps to increase the size and density of the hair follicle.

  • Minoxidil is suitable for all men 18-65 years old with mild to moderate hair loss.

  • Clinical data has demonstrated that Minoxidil is safe and effective when used as a hair regrowth product of the vertex in the treatment of hair loss. Sons selected 5% Minoxidil as a 48-week study by Olsen et al highlighted that 5% topical minoxidil was significantly superior to 2% topical minoxidil terms of change from baseline in hair count, patient rating of scalp coverage and treatment benefit, and investigator rating of scalp coverage. Hair count data indicate that response to treatment occurred earlier with 5% compared with 2% topical minoxidil. Additionally, data from a patient questionnaire on quality of life, global benefit, hair growth, and hairstyling demonstrated that 5% topical minoxidil helped improve patients' psychosocial perceptions of hair loss.

  • You should see improvements such as reduced hair loss or hair regrowth after 3-6 months. Optimal clinical improvements appear after one to two years of consistent treatment.

  • Clinical evidence shows that Minoxidil is an effective treatment alone but in combination with Minoxidil is when optimal results are observed 

  • There is nothing to worry about but in order to get the best results you should continue to take as per your instructions.

  • Apply 1 ml of the cutaneous solutions directly onto the scalp up to twice daily (once in the morning and once at night), using the dropper provided. Make sure that the scalp is dry or towel-dry before applying.

  • There are limited side effects with Minoxidil but some patients may experience mild scalp irritation  If you experience any side effects you should stop taking the medication. A complete list of side effects can be found in the  Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) enclosed with your medication, which you should always read before taking it for the first time.

  • No, but we do recommend that all patients take photos of their hair prior to start treatment and at key time points such as 3, 6, 12,18 and 24 months so you can track your progress.