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Minox 5% Solu

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60ml Skin Solution in Bottle
467.50*
MRP 550.00
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Minox 5 % Description

Minox Skin Solution 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 advi

ed amount 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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Offer Price₹467.50
You Save₹82.50 (15% on MRP)
ContainsMinoxidil(5.0 %)
UsesHair loss
Side effectsHeadache, growth of unwanted facial hair or body hair, itching
TherapyDRUGS FOR ALOPECIA
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Uses of Minox 5 %

Minox Skin Solution is used for the treatment of hair loss.

Contraindications of Minox 5 %

  • If you are allergic to minoxidil or other components of Minox Skin Solution.
  • If you have a shaved scalp.
  • During pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • If you are using any other topical medicines or occlusive dressings on your scalp
  • Do not use if you have a high blood pressure problem.
  • Do not use it when you have any scalp abnormality like scalp psoriasis.
  • Do not use it if your age is more than 65 years or less than 18 years.

Side effects of Minox 5 %

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

Precautions and Warnings of Minox 5 %

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Minox Skin Solution while breastfeeding?
A:
Minox Skin Solution, 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 solution while breastfeeding.

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Minox Skin Solution?
A:
There is no known interaction of Minox Skin Solution with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop chest pain, rapid heartbeat, dizziness or rash. Seek medical help immediately.
  • Minox Skin Solution 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 Skin Solution.
  • 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.

Mode of Action of Minox 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.

Directions for Use of Minox 5 %

  • Apply Minox Skin Solution 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 Skin Solution.
  • Wash your hands immediately after applying this solution.
  • This solution 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 of Minox 5 %

Interactions with other medicines

Do not use corticosteroids, tretinoin or dithranol along with Minox Skin Solution, as it can lead to a fall in blood pressure.

Storage and disposal of Minox 5 %

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

Dosage of Minox 5 %

Overdose

  • Minox Skin Solution 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 exp...
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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 Minox Skin Solution, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

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 Minox Skin Solution?

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

Q: Which shampoo should be used while using Minox Skin Solution?

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 Minox Skin Solution?

A: Allow Minox Skin Solution 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 Minox Skin Solution?

A: Allow around 30 minutes for Minox Skin Solution 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 Minox Skin Solution?

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

Q: How long can I use Minox Skin Solution?

A: You can use Minox Skin Solution 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 Minox Skin Solution?

A: Headache, growth of unwanted facial hair or body hair, itching are a few common side effects of Minox Skin Solution. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.
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Brand
MINOX
Expires on or After
02/01/2023
Last Updated on: 30 Apr 2022 | 12:33 AM (IST)

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