Minoxidil Side Effects and Warnings

minoxidil side effects

 

Being the most effective hair loss treatment product and the no.1 hair regrowth product in the world without prescription, Minoxidil is generally safe and side effects free. Nonetheless, users should be aware of some possible side effects. 

 

Possible side effects of minoxidil (less than 2%)

1. Changes in hair texture

2. Changes in hair color

3. Itchy, irritated or flaky scalp

4. Inflammation on scalp

5. Minoxidil induced shedding

6. Contact Dermatitis

7. Exacerbation of Seborrheic dermatitis

 

 

 

Warning:

All minoxidil products are for external use only 

5% minoxidil or higher concentration is for male use only 

Extremely flammable: keep product away from fire, flame, and do not smoke during and immediately following application. 

Keep out of reach of children. 

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away.

 

Do not use if

You do not know the reason for your hair loss

You have no family history of hair loss 

You hair loss is sudden and/or patchy. 

You have blood pressure problem.

You are under 18 years of age. Don no use on babies or Children! 

Your scalp is red, inflamed, infected, irritated, or painful you use other medicines on the scalp.

 

Ask your doctor before use if you have heart disease. When using this product

Apply to the scalp only. 

Avoid contact with the eyes. In case of accidental contact, rinse eyes thoroughly with cool tap water. 

Some people may experience changes in hair color and /or texture. 

It takes time to regrow hair. Results may occur after 2 months of usage. For some men, you may need to use this product for at least 4 months before you see results. 

The amount of hair regrowth is different for each person. This product will not work for all men.

 

Stop use and ask a doctor if

Chest pain, rapid heartbeat, faintness, or dizziness occurs 

Sudden, unexplained weight gain occurs 

Your hands or feet swell. 

Scalp irritation or redness occurs. 

Unwanted facial hair growth occurs. 

Don't see hair regrowth in 6 months.