About Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml
Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml belongs to the class of ‘vasodilators’ used to treat alopecia (hair loss). Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml stimulates hair growth and slows down the process of balding. Alopecia is the thinning or loss of hair on the scalp or any part of the body.
Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml contains ‘Minoxidil’, a vasodilator that widens the blood vessels. This vasodilation process helps provide oxygen, blood, and nutrients to the hair follicles, thereby preventing hair cell death and promoting new hair growth.
Your doctor will suggest the dose and duration based on your condition. Some common side effects of Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml include changes in the colour/texture of the hair, excessive hair growth, headache, itching, skin irritation, dryness, shortness of breath, scaling of the skin, and redness. These side effects usually do not require medical attention and gradually resolve during the treatment. If the side effects persist or worsen, consult a doctor.
Do not apply Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml on shaved, inflamed, infected, irritated or painful scalp skin. Before using Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml, let your doctor know if you have high blood pressure, sunburn, eczema, psoriasis, heart diseases like angina (chest pain), a recent heart attack, and circulation disorders. Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml may cause dizziness affecting your driving ability; hence avoid driving or operating machinery until you are alert. Children and adolescents below 18 years should not use Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml.
Uses of Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml
Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml is a vasodilator that treats alopecia (hair loss). It stimulates hair growth and prevents baldness. Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml opens potassium channels and widens the blood vessels to increase the blood flow. This vasodilation process promotes blood flow to the hair follicles, providing sufficient nutrition and oxygen to the hair cell. This process of supplying oxygen and nutrients to the hair cell prevents its death and stimulates hair growth.
Directions for Use
Solution/Spray: Generally, the solution/spray form comes with a spray pump applicator and an extended spray-tip applicator. Aim the spray pump towards the bald areas of the scalp and pump it once. Then, spread the solution with your fingertips. Avoid breathing in the spray mist and wash your hands thoroughly after application. Use the spray pump applicator to apply the solution to large areas of skin and the spray-tip applicator on the small areas.Foam: The foam comes in a spray nozzle bottle. Press the nozzle to put the foam on your fingers. Use your fingers to spread the foam on the bald areas and gently massage the scalp. Wash your hands thoroughly after application. Gel/Lotion: Take the advised amount of gel or lotion with clean and dry hands on the scalp's affected areas. Gently massage it into the skin with your fingers. Wash your hands after applying it. Shampoo: Apply a generous amount to the wet scalp and gently massage until it produces lather. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and repeat if necessary. Conditioner: After rinsing your hair with shampoo, apply a generous amount of conditioner to your scalp and hair and massage gently with your fingers. Rinse it after 5-10 minutes with water. Serum: After your washed hair is semi-dried, take a few drops of serum, spread it on your hands and massage gently onto the scalp and hair. Do not blow-dry your scalp after using the serum.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Side Effects of Regaine 5% Solution 60 ml
Changes in the colour/texture of the hair
Excessive hair growth
Shortness of breath
Scaling of the skin