Minoxidil is considered to be used as a medication for the male pattern baldness. It is available in the form of shampoo and is easily available over the counter all over the world. Minoxidil shampoo is in great demand these days, because of its effectiveness in hair growth and gives faster and better results than any other hair regrowth products. This product belongs to the antihypertensive vasodilator group. It is used as a generic medication.
What is the medical use of the minoxidil shampoo?
This foaming solution is used topically and is used widely as a solution for the hair loss treatment. It helps in hair growth effectively and it also promotes re growth of hair in androgenic alopecia people. According to the recent reports around forty percent of the men in the world experience re growth of hair within a period of six months. This medication should be used continuously for the best results and for the continuous support of the hair regrowth and existing hair follicles.
Side effects of the product are as follows
- Unwanted facial hair or on your body
- Irregular heartbeat
- Chest pain
- Swelling of hands and feet
How it works
This shampoo how it promotes hair growth is not totally researched. It has been said that this product is a potassium channel opener, which causes the cell membranes to hyperpolarise. This medicine allows oxygen and blood and all the important nutrients to reach all the hair follicles. Minoxidil is less effective when it comes to a large area of baldness on the scalp of the male. The product responses better to the younger men.
Do not use this shampoo more than it has been prescribed to you by your dermatologist or physician. Before using it regularly try to do a 24 hours test of the product.