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I am using minoxidil topical solution usp2% to my hairs for past 6 months.I had considerable improvement in hair grow, does it have any side effect ?

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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Minimal

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In brief: Minimal

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Saurabh Bajpai
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes

Minoxidil may irritate the scalp by drying it out.
You'll notice redness there. It may lower your blood pressure. Don't use it if your blood pressure is already low. Minoxidil may adversely affect your kidney consult your pcp about other side affects that can affect you as an individual.

In brief: Yes

Minoxidil may irritate the scalp by drying it out.
You'll notice redness there. It may lower your blood pressure. Don't use it if your blood pressure is already low. Minoxidil may adversely affect your kidney consult your pcp about other side affects that can affect you as an individual.
Saurabh Bajpai
Saurabh Bajpai
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