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Minscalp F 5% Solution

Minscalp F 5% Solution

By EAST WEST PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
60ml Skin Solution in Bottle
MRP 500.00*
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Minscalp F 5% Solution Description

Minscalp F Skin Solution contains a combination of minoxidil and finasteride as its active ingredients. It works by dual mechanism of action and prevents hair loss and promotes regrowth of hair. Mins

calp F Skin Solution should not be used in women due to the presence of finasteride, which may cause hormonal changes in females. It is meant for use on the scalp only. Avoid contact with eyes, ears, nose, mouth, or any cut/exposed skin or scalp.

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Product Summary

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ContainsMinoxidil(5.0 %) + Finasteride(0.1 %)
UsesHair loss
Side effectsScalp itching, irritation or flaking, and redness at the site of application
TherapyDRUGS FOR ALOPECIA
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uses

Uses of Minscalp F 5% Solution

Minscalp F Skin Solution is used in the treatment of male pattern baldness, premature or hereditary baldness, and hair loss in men. This medicine is recommended for regrowth of hair in males only.
contraindications

Contraindications of Minscalp F 5% Solution

  • If you are allergic to minoxidil and finasteride or any other ingredient of Minscalp F Skin Solution.
  • If you are a female of childbearing age or planning to become pregnant.
sideEffects

Side effects of Minscalp F 5% Solution

  • Scalp itching
  • Irritation or flaking
  • Redness at the site of application
  • Excessive hair growth on other body parts
  • Impotence or problems with ejaculation
  • Decreased libido
  • Pain, enlargement or rashes on the breast
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Minscalp F 5% Solution

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Minscalp F Skin Solution during pregnancy?
A:
Minscalp F should not be used by pregnant women as it has a high potential to cause birth defects in the unborn baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Minscalp F Skin Solution while breastfeeding?
A:
Minscalp F Skin Solution is secreted in breast milk, though the exact amounts cannot be ascertained. Use as a topical solution (on the skin surface) may not lead to a significant rise in the blood levels of the medicine. However, it is advisable to avoid using this medicine in breastfeeding women, unless suitable alternatives do not exist.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Minscalp F Skin Solution?
A:
Minscalp F Skin Solution is not known to affect an individual's ability to drive. However, in the presence of heart disease or symptoms like rapid heartbeats, chest pain, feeling dizzy, or vision problems, it is advisable to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Minscalp F Skin Solution?
A:
No known interaction with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of or at risk for heart disease (heart attack, rhythm problems, diseases of heart valves, heart failure, etc.).
  • You have high blood pressure and are on treatment for the same.
  • You are a female patient of childbearing age or planning a pregnancy.
  • You have any liver problems.
  • Discontinue the medication You start experiencing any weight gain, swelling of feet, irritation, or redness of the scalp, or unwanted facial hair growth.
  • You do not notice any effect after 4- 6 months of use, kindly contact your doctor for further evaluation.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Minscalp F 5% Solution

How Does It Work?

  • Minoxidil dilates the blood vessels of the scalp, increases the blood flow to the hair follicles helping in the regrowth of hair.
  • Finasteride works by reducing the production of a hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT). In males with hereditary or premature risk for baldness, this hormone DHT is believed to bind to hair follic...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Minscalp F 5% Solution

  • Use Minscalp F Skin Solution only when the scalp or the hair is dry. There is no need to shampoo the hair before or after each application.
  • Use the applicator to fill in 1 ml of the solution and then place it over your head where the hair is thinning and squeeze the bulb of the applicator.
  • Now use your fingertip and spread the solution evenly over the area.
  • Do not squeeze the whole 1 ml at a time.
  • You may apply small amounts and apply thoroughly using the fingertips.
  • Wash your hands after application.
  • Ensure it does not trickle on the face as that can cause unwanted hair growth on the face.
  • Regular hair bath (with mild shampoo) and dyeing of hair need not be discontinued while using this medicine.
interactions

Interactions of Minscalp F 5% Solution

Interactions with other medicines

  • Minscalp F Skin Solution may interact with other topical medicines that you are using on the scalp and produce an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-t...
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  • Caution must be exercised by patients who are taking medicines for high blood pressure as a combined effect of both the medicines may cause a slight fall in blood pressure, especially while standing (...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Minscalp F 5% Solution

  • Store in a cool dry place.
  • Keep it away from reach of children and pet.
dosage

Dosage of Minscalp F 5% Solution

Overdose

  • Minscalp F Skin Solution is only for external use and should not be swallowed. In case of accidental ingestion or application to larger areas for a prolonged time, consult a doctor immediately if you ...
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  • The signs and symptoms of overdosage would be swelling of the face, hands, and feet, increased heart rate, low blood pressure, dizziness, and weakness. Do not apply more than 2 ml of this solution per...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you miss an application of Minscalp F Skin Solution, then apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply to compensate for the missed dose.
  • Missing one or two doses is not going to affect its efficacy or change the outcome. Continue with your next application as per the schedule.
  • Remember to maintain a 12-hour gap between 2 doses and not to apply more than 2 ml (1 ml twice) within 24 hours.

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: Whats are the things that I should avoid while using Minscalp F Skin Solution?

  • The use of a hairdryer while applying this solution is not recommended. Avoid wearing caps, or any other headwear, lying down, or sleeping after applying this solution until you are sure the scalp is ...
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  • Do not mix this solution in hair oil and use.
  • Do not apply on other parts of the body except the scalp.
  • Using this solution more frequently than twice a day does not help your hair grow faster.
  • The maximum dosage in a day should not exceed 2 ml.
  • Minscalp F Skin Solution should not be used in children and the elderly aged above 65 years.

Q: Will my hair loss continue after I stop using Minscalp F Skin Solution?

  • It depends on your condition. People with hereditary hair loss conditions may have to continue to use this solution for long periods.
  • On the other hand, if the hair loss is due to any nutritional deficiency, or any medicines or therapy, this solution will prevent further hair loss, and the hair growth will stop occurring after the c...
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  • In all other conditions, stopping this medication will cause hair loss to continue again. You may stop for a brief period of 2-3 months, but completely stopping will cause a repeat of hair loss.

Q: Can I apply Minscalp F Skin Solution to oil my hair?

A: No, You can not apply Minscalp F Skin Solution as your hair oil.
Product Details
Brand
MINSCALP
Expires on or After
27/04/2023
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:28 PM (IST)
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