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Manexil 5% Gel 60gm

By DABUR INDIA LIMITED
60g Gel in Tube
MRP 532.00*
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Manexil 5 % Description

Manexil Gel is used in the treatment of hair loss. It contains minoxidil as its active medicine. It dilates the blood vessels and stimulates hair growth on the scalp. Using more than the advised amou

nt is not going to increase hair growth. It may take a few months before you see results. Avoid contact with eyes, nose, mouth. In case it gets into any of these, immediately wash with water. Do not use it during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If you have heart diseases or high blood pressure, consult with your doctor before using the same.

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ContainsMinoxidil(5.0 %)
UsesHair loss
Side effectsHeadache, growth of unwanted facial hair or body hair, itching
TherapyDRUGS FOR ALOPECIA
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uses

Uses of Manexil 5 %

Manexil Gel is used for the treatment of hair loss.
contraindications

Contraindications of Manexil 5 %

  • If you are allergic to minoxidil or other components of Manexil Gel.
  • If you have a shaved scalp.
  • If you are pregnant and breastfeeding.
  • If you are using any other topical medicines or occlusive dressings on your scalp
  • If you have a high blood pressure problem.
  • If you have any scalp abnormality like scalp psoriasis.
  • If your age is more than 65 years or less than 18 years.
sideEffects

Side effects of Manexil 5 %

  • Headache
  • Growth of unwanted facial hair or body hair
  • Itching
  • Rash
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Manexil 5 %

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Manexil Gel during pregnancy?
A:
There is a lack of sufficient data suggesting the safety of Manexil Gel during pregnancy. Therefore, it should not be used by pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Manexil Gel while breastfeeding?
A:
Manexil Gel, when used for a prolonged duration on a larger area, can be absorbed and secreted in breast milk. Hence, it is better to avoid this Gel while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Manexil Gel?
A:
It may cause dizziness; therefore, if you feel dizzy after applying Manexil Gel, avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Manexil Gel?
A:
There is no known interaction of Manexil Gel with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop chest pain, rapid heartbeat, dizziness or rash. Seek medical help immediately.
  • Manexil Gel is recommended only for male pattern baldness. Do not use it if you have sudden and patchy hair loss and hair loss due to childbirth.
  • Patients with known heart disease or high blood pressure should take their doctor's opinion before using this Gel.
  • It should not be used on any body parts other than the scalp.
  • You observe no hair growth even after using for four months, then seek your doctor's advice.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Manexil 5 %

How Does It Work?

Minoxidil dilates the blood vessels on the scalp. It increases the blood circulation to hair follicles and promotes their growth.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Manexil 5 %

  • Apply Manexil Gel when your scalp and hair are completely dry.
  • Apply the amount advised to the area of the scalp being treated, beginning with the centre of the area using the applicator provided.
  • Do not shampoo your hair for 4 hours after applying this Gel.
  • Wash your hands immediately after applying this Gel.
  • This Gel is for use on the scalp only. This medicine should be kept away from the eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Wash the area thoroughly with cold water, if the medicine gets into our eyes.
  • Do not use a hairdryer after applying this medicine.
  • Applying more than advised or more often is not going to be more effective.
interactions

Interactions of Manexil 5 %

Interactions with other medicines

Do not use corticosteroids, tretinoin or dithranol along with Manexil Gel, as it can lead to a fall in blood pressure.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Manexil 5 %

  • Store Manexil Gel below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat
  • Keep it out of the reach of children
dosage

Dosage of Manexil 5 %

Overdose

  • Manexil Gel is only for external use and should not be swallowed. In case of accidental ingestion or application over larger areas for a prolonged time, consult a doctor immediately if you experience ...
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  • Signs and symptoms of overdose would be swelling of face, hands, and feet, increased heart rate, low blood pressure, dizziness and weakness.

Missed a Dose

If you miss applying Manexil Gel, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use a hairdryer after applying Manexil Gel?

A: Do not use a hairdryer to dry the scalp after you apply Manexil Gel. Using a hairdryer on the scalp may decrease the effectiveness of treatment.

Q: Which shampoo should be used while using Manexil Gel?

A: Follow a normal hair care routine. However, the use of mild and gentle shampoo is the best for hair.

Q: Can I get my hair wet after applying Manexil Gel?

A: Allow Manexil Gel to completely dry for 4 hours after applying it. After four hours you can wash your hair.

Q: Can I comb my hair after applying Manexil Gel?

A: Allow around 30 minutes for Manexil Gel to absorb sufficiently into your scalp before you brush your hair. This will ensure the hairbrush removes no product.

Q: Can I apply hair oil after applying Manexil Gel?

A: Apply Manexil Gel and let it absorb for 2-4 hours or more after which you can apply hair oil.

Q: How long can I use Manexil Gel?

A: You can use Manexil Gel for as long as a doctor has told you. Do not use it continuously. Applying more than advised or more often is not going to be more effective. Please follow your doctor's instructions and apply it in the exact dose and frequency advised by your doctor.

Q: What are the side effects of Manexil Gel?

A: Headache, growth of unwanted facial hair or body hair, itching are a few common side effects of Manexil Gel. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
MANEXIL
Expires on or After
29/11/2023
Last Updated on: 02 Sep 2022 | 03:25 PM (IST)
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