Hair loss, commonly called as alopecia or baldness, refers to hair loss from the body or head. There are many causes for this problem of alopecia such as male pattern baldness, infections (dissecting cellulitis, tinea capitis, folliculitis, secondary syphilis, and demodex folliculorum), medication effect (hormone replacement therapy, steroids, chemotherapy, birth control pills and other medications), trauma, pregnancy, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, aging and unhealthy scalp environment. Hair follicle growth occurs within the cycles. Each cycle consists of anagen, catagen, and telogen.

 

At the end of telogen, hair falls out and new hair follicle starts growing beginning a new cycle with new phase of anagen. A disruption in anagen phase causes alopecia. In this technological era and the development of science and technology, there are various treatment options available for the treatment of hair loss and the best available option is Mintop hair fall solution. It is a nonprescription medication approved for male pattern baldness and alopecia areata. Mintop contains the active ingredient Minoxidil which is a vasodilator type of medication. It is used to stimulate hair regrowth and to slow hair loss in men with male pattern alopecia, hereditary alopecia, and common male baldness.

 

Mintop for Alopecia

 

Mintop Hair fall Solution is available in the strength of 2% and 5% topical solution. It should be rubbed twice a day on the dry scalp. You must contact your physician for the correct dosage as it will depend on the patient's age and condition. It must be used continuously for a period of 4 months for the proper effectiveness of the drug.  In case you missed the dose of solution, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it's the time for your regular dosing schedule continue with it and skip the missed dose. Do not use a double dose at a time as it can cause some adverse effect. Do not discontinue the medicine without consulting your physician as it may cause the loss of new hair growth. There are some side effects likely to occur while using Mintop Solution such as headache, itching, redness, burning or stinging sensation at the site of application, irregular heartbeat, unusual weight gain, chest pain, difficulty in breathing and dizziness. This topical solution is to be stored at room temperature away from heat, sunlight, and moisture. Keep this solution out of reach from children and pets.

 

There are some contraindications in which this hair fall solution should be strictly avoided such as during pregnancy and lactation. Avoid using any sort of dietary or herbal supplements (nutritional shakes or protein powders, etc.) while under this medication. You are also advised not to intake any sort of alcohol or tobacco products while using this solution. However, there are some drug interactions likely to occur while using Minoxidil topical solution such as those with Guanethidine (Ismelin), beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, diuretics, and vitamins.

 

There are some precautionary measures to be kept in mind while using Mintop hair fall solution such as 2% solution is to be used by females and 5% solution is to be used by males; avoiding exposure to sunlight after use of Mintop hair solution in order to decrease the intensity of the medication; inform your doctor if you are having any allergic reactions; avoid using this solution in case you have any scalp disease such as eczema, infection or cuts; it will not improve hair loss caused by grooming methods such as braiding, ponytails or the use of other hair products that cause deep burns or scarring on the scalp; it may cause harm if swallowed; it is not recommended for individuals below 18 years of age.

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