Do all patients respond to MINTOP?
Your hair loss pattern might not be the same as another patients', and therefore MINTOP works differently for different people. For example, you might notice results earlier than someone else who has been on the medication for a while. Generally, if you start using MINTOP at an early stage of hair loss or have a smaller area that requires treatment, the response might be better.
How much time will it take for my hair to regrow?
Results vary from person to person. However, application of minoxidil solution twice daily on the scalp for a minimum period of 2 months is
guaranteed to show signs of hair regrowth. In some men, it might
take up to 4 months for results to be seen. Hence, application of the product two times a day for a period of 2-4 months is required.
What is the right dose of MINTOP for effective hair growth?
For best results, 1 ml of minoxidil solution should be applied twice daily on clean, dry scalp. You can apply the medication once at night, 2-4 hours before going to bed. This allows the medication to sufficiently dry. The second dose can be applied in the morning as soon as you wake up. It will take 4 hours approximately for the medicine to work through your scalp, post which you can conveniently wash it off. It is recommended that you stick to the advised quantity of 1ml per application.
Can both men and women use Minoxidil?
Minoxidil does not discriminate between men and women. It works as a potent formula for hair regrowth in both men and women. Numerous studies have clinically proved the ability.
How do I know if MINTOP is working?
MINTOP works by stimulating hair growth. If you notice hair shedding in the first few weeks of using MINTOP, it is working for you. When new hair growth cycle begins, the old hair sheds. The older hair that you are losing is actually making way for new hair to grow. In the next few weeks, you will experience that the hair shedding has now stopped and new fine growth of hair can be felt on the bald patch. MINTOP has begun working towards stopping hair loss and stimulating hair regrowth.
I just started using MINTOP and notice that my hair loss has increased?
It is common to experience hair loss or shedding when you begin using MINTOP. This initial hair loss is a temporary phase. The hair that you are shedding was supposed to shed away anyways. This hair was in its resting phase. During its lifecycle, the hair moves from growth phase to resting phase where it sheds and makes way for a new hair follicle to grow. Do not panic, you will soon observe small fine hair shafts appearing where the hair was shed. Within a couple of months of continued treatment, you will experience thick hair growth, same as anywhere else on your scalp.
Can I stop using MINTOP once I get new hair growth?
Should you stop exercising once you become fit? Hereditary hair loss is a lifelong condition. Once you stop using the medication your normal hair loss process will restart. Hence, it is important that you continue to use the medication to maintain hair growth and keep looking good.
Can I skip the medication for a day or two?
For best results, it is recommended that you should apply the medication twice daily for a period of 2-4 months. However, if you accidentally happen to miss the medication, you can continue with the next dose. Added dose or extra application is not required.
How long should I use MINTOP for hair loss?
Hereditary hair loss is a continuous process. Hence, you will achieve best results with continued treatment. Once you stop using the medication your hair loss process will restart and you might end up losing the newly regrown hair.
What precautions should I take while applying MINTOP?
MINTOP should not be applied more than 2 times day. Any overuse of the medication can do more harm than benefit. You would not want to see hair growth on unwanted parts of the body. Hence, it is advisable to apply the solution only to the affected areas on the scalp.
Can I use hairstyling products while on MINTOP?
Of course, it is your natural hair and you can use hairstyling products and sprays just like before. However in case you have just applied MINTOP, wait for the medication to fully dry and penetrate into the scalp.
Is MINTOP safe, what are the side effects?
MINTOP’s safety has been clinically tested on many people suffering hair loss. You need to, however, be careful if you develop unwanted facial hair and discontinue the use of MINTOP. Some people might also experience dry, itchy scalp and irritation.
Is Minoxidil safe for children?
The medication has been developed for the treatment of hair loss in Adults. It is recommended that you do not use the product on your young one. Safety and efficacy of Minoxidil solution have not yet been established in children below the age of 18 years.
Is Minoxidil safe for elderly patients?
The efficacy and safety of Minoxidil solution is not established in elderly people above 65 years of age, hence its use in elderly is not recommended.