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Is rogaine (minoxidil) effective?

Is rogaine (minoxidil) effective?

Usually: Rogaine (minoxidil) or topical Minoxidil is a scientifically proven treatment for hereditary hair loss. It is effective in slowing down or halting the hair loss in most patients with androgeneic or hereditary hair loss. That is it's main benefit. In a small percentage of users of rogaine (minoxidil) there is an appreciable amount of regrowth of hair usually in the first year of use. ...Read more

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Is rogaine (minoxidil) safe to use?

Is rogaine (minoxidil) safe to use?

probably: If you are not pregnant or planning to become pregnant rogaine (minoxidil) is safe. You should also have no history of heart disease. Once you stop using it whatever benefits is lost. It takes at least 6 months to see a response if you find you are allergic to the liquid, then you will have to use the foam twice a day. ...Read more

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Can rogaine (minoxidil) really work?

Can rogaine (minoxidil) really work?

Rogaine (minoxidil) benefits: Topical Minoxidil (rogaine) has been shown to be beneficial for regrowth and maintenance of scalp vertex hair in clinical studies. ...Read more

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Where can you get rogaine (minoxidil)?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine (minoxidil) can be purchased over the counter.; ...Read more

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Is rogaine (minoxidil) a japanese product?

Is rogaine (minoxidil) a japanese product?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine (minoxidil) is made by Pfizer. Pfizer is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City, and with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut, United States. It is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies by revenues. ...Read more

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What are side effects of rogaine/minoxodil?

Hypotension: If you are taking it for alopecia, the most common side effect is hypotension or low blood pressure, especially when changing position (i.e. Sitting to standing). It is also associated with ankle edema (swelling) due to fluid retention. Some people may experience tachycardia (rapid heart beat or palpitations). ...Read more

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Rogaine/minoxidil, how convenient is it actually?

Rogaine/minoxidil, how convenient is it actually?

Can Be Weak & Gr: Using OTC (over-the-counter) rogaine (minoxidil) can be effective, but many patients find it to be too weak, too messy and irritating to the scalp. For those patients, we often prescribe Compounded Minoxidil Formula 82M. It reduces the side effects of the off-the-shelf product (rogaine (minoxidil)) and therefore offers better ease of use and results. HairCheck hair bundle trichometry measurements prove the effectiveness! ...Read more

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Can taking rogaine (minoxidil) while young be bad for you?

Can taking rogaine (minoxidil) while young be bad for you?

Rogaine (minoxidil) Side Effects: Topical Minoxidil (rogaine) may produce acute contact dermatitis with itching, redness, and swelling of the scalp. Discontinuation of the product is advised if these symptoms occur. ...Read more

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