Minoxidil Topical - Drug Information

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General Information on Minoxidil Topical

Generic Name : Minoxidil Topical

Pronunciation : mi nox' I dill

Latest prescription information about Minoxidil Topical. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y52.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Vasodilators

Trade Names/Brand Names of Minoxidil Topical

India- Adhair, Alopec, Coverit, Dilminox, Dilminox, Gzldil, Gromane, Hair 4 U, Hairex, Hygaine, Inoxi, Inoxi Fort, Manexil Ge, Minscalp, Mintop, Mintop For, Morr, Multigain, Pilogro, Rootz-M, Shaltop, Shaltop-A, Topgain, Trigaine, Tugain, Ximinox.
International- Loniten Rogaine, Rogaine Women's.

Why is Minoxidil Topical Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a vasodilator, prescribed for hair loss. 

When should Minoxidil Topical not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Minoxidil Topical?

Topical- Male pattern baldness: As 2% or 5% solution: Apply 1 mL twice daily.

How should Minoxidil Topical be taken?

It comes as a liquid to apply onto the scalp as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Minoxidil Topical?

Do not apply other medications or cosmetics to the treated area while taking this medication.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, kidney, liver or scalp disease, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
For external use only; avoid contact with your eyes.
Avoid exposure to sunlight.

What are the side effects of Minoxidil Topical?

Scalp itching, dryness, scaling, irritation and burning.

What are the other precautions for Minoxidil Topical?

Do not apply it to sunburned or irritated scalp.

What are the storage conditions of Minoxidil Topical?

Store it at room temperature.


Schedule : H

Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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rachelsjulia 

I haven't used Minoxidil. I used Reloxe for hair loss and it really helped me to regrow my hair!

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