A member asked:

Is rogaine (minoxidil) safe for 23 y.o female? hair is thinning at the crown. no family history. take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) as prescribed med, otherwise healthy.

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Dr. Ellen Turner answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Yes.: Topical Minoxidil or rogaine (minoxidil) is completely safe for a 23 year old to use on the scalp twice daily. I recommend my patients actually use the men's formulation or 5% strength as a way to see improvement quickly. Expect 3-4 months to see desired results.

Answered 6/30/2014



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