Generic Name : Minoxidil Topical Pronunciation : mi nox' I dill Therapeutic Classification : Vasodilators ICD Code : Y52.3
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 it is prescribed (Indications) : This medication is a vasodilator, prescribed for hair loss. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Topical- Male pattern baldness: As 2% or 5% solution: Apply 1 mL twice daily. How it should be taken : It comes as a liquid to apply onto the scalp as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* 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. Side Effects :
Scalp itching, dryness, scaling, irritation and burning.
* Do not apply it to sunburned or irritated scalp. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature.
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