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Is application of 2% topical minoxidil (rogaine) twice daily as effective as application of 5% minoxidil once daily (half life of minoxidil being 22hr?

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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In brief: Probably yes

Theoretically it can work as well and may be better , but each individual has different tolerance and side effects, i don't see any harm in trying for a short while and see how you tolerate.
Watch for blood pressure and local hypersensitivity reactions of your scalp skin. Have a follow up with your doctor as well.

In brief: Probably yes

Theoretically it can work as well and may be better , but each individual has different tolerance and side effects, i don't see any harm in trying for a short while and see how you tolerate.
Watch for blood pressure and local hypersensitivity reactions of your scalp skin. Have a follow up with your doctor as well.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
BP will not be affected. May slow hair loss if used religiously 2x a day for YEARS. Seldom grows new hair.
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