Mintop 2% Solution 60ml
Mintop 2% Solution 60ml
Mintop 2% Solution 60ml

Mintop 2% Solution 60ml

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
60ml Skin Solution in Bottle
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MRP 368.50
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Minoxidil(2.0 %)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR ALOPECIA

Medical Description

Mintop 2% Solution 60ml contains minoxidil. It dilates the blood vessels and stimulates hair growth on the scalp. It is used in the treatment of hair loss. Using more than the advised amount is not go...
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uses

Uses of Mintop 2 %

Mintop 2% Solution 60ml is used for the treatment of hair loss.
contraindications

Contraindications of Mintop 2 %

  • If you are allergic to minoxidil or other components of Mintop 2% Solution 60ml.
  • Do not use if you have a shaved scalp.
  • Do not use Mintop 2% Solution 60ml during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • If you are using any other topical medicines or occlusive dressings on your scalp, then do not use Mintop 2% Solution 60ml.
  • Do not use if you have a hypertension 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Mintop 2 %

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

Precautions and Warnings of Mintop 2 %

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Mintop 2% Solution 60ml during pregnancy?
A:
There is a lack of sufficient data suggesting the safety of Mintop 2% Solution 60ml during pregnancy. Therefore, it should not be used by pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Mintop 2% Solution 60ml while breastfeeding?
A:
Mintop 2% Solution 60ml, 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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Mintop 2% Solution 60ml?
A:
It may cause dizziness; therefore, if you feel dizzy after applying Mintop 2% Solution 60ml, avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Mintop 2% Solution 60ml?
A:
There is no known interaction of Mintop 2% Solution 60ml with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop chest pain, rapid heartbeat, dizziness or rash. Seek medical help immediately.
  • Mintop 2% Solution 60ml 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 Mintop 2% Solution 60ml.
  • Mintop 2% Solution 60ml 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 Mintop 2 %

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 Mintop 2 %

  • Apply Mintop 2% Solution 60ml 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 Mintop 2% Solution 60ml.
  • Wash your hands immediately after applying this solution.
  • Mintop 2% Solution 60ml 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 Mintop 2% Solution 60ml.
  • Applying more than advised or more often is not going to be more effective.
interactions

Interactions of Mintop 2 %

Interactions with other medicines

Do not use corticosteroids, tretinoin or dithranol along with Mintop 2% Solution 60ml, as it can lead to a fall in blood pressure.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Mintop 2 %

  • Store Mintop 2% Solution 60ml below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat
  • Keep it out of the reach of children
  • Discard Mintop 2% Solution 60ml when it is no longer needed or expired
dosage

Dosage of Mintop 2 %

Overdose

  • Mintop 2% Solution 60ml 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...
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  • Signs and symptoms of Mntop forte 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 Mintop 2% Solution 60ml, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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 Mintop 2% Solution 60ml?

  • Do not use a hairdryer to dry the scalp after you apply Mintop 2% Solution 60ml. Using a hairdryer on the scalp may decrease the effectiveness of treatment.

Q: Which shampoo should be used while using Mintop 2% Solution 60ml?

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

Q: How soon can I expect results after using Mintop 2% Solution 60ml?

A: It may take two daily applications for 4 months or more before evidence of hair growth can be expected.

Q: Can I get my hair wet after applying Mintop 2% Solution 60ml?

A: Allow Mintop 2% Solution 60ml to completely dry for 4 hours after applying it. After four hours you can wash your hair.

Q: Can I carry Mintop 2% Solution 60ml on a flight?

A: Mintop 2% Solution 60ml is inflammable. Inflammables are not allowed to carry on a flight.

Q: Can I comb my hair after applying Mintop 2% Solution 60ml?

A: Allow around 30 minutes for Mintop 2% Solution 60ml 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 Mintop 2% Solution 60ml?

A: Apply Mintop 2% Solution 60ml and let it absorb for 2-4 hours or more after which you can apply hair oil.

Q: What are the causes of hair loss?

  • Nutritional deficiencies: Iron, copper, zinc, and proteins are essential for hair growth. Vitamin D is another cause of hair loss. Soak up some sun to get vitamin D.
  • Hormone imbalance: Excessive male hormones can cause hair loss.
  • Thyroid diseases: An increase or decrease in the thyroid hormone may cause hair to fall.
  • Birth control pills: Birth control pills may cause thinning of hair.
  • Stress: Sudden hair loss may be caused by excess stress. Exercise, meditation yoga and massages will reduce your chances of experiencing hair loss by reducing stress.
  • Hairstyling products: Overtreated hair can lead to hair loss due to chemicals found in dyes and styling products.
  • Aging: As we age, the rate at which our hair grows tends to slow down. Hair strands get thinner and loose pigment and hair becomes thinner, finer and grey. Eating whole foods will help to keep your bo...
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  • Genetics: Genetic hair loss is known as androgenetic alopecia and is known to be the most common cause of hair loss.
Last Updated on: 31 Oct 2020 | 04:29 PM (IST)
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