MINICHEK 5% SOLUTION contains Minoxidil which belongs to the group of medicines called Vasodilators. It is used to treat hereditary hair loss (androgenic alopecia) on the head in men and women. Androgenic Alopecia affects the hair present in the crown and the front portion of the scalp. It is caused mainly due to hormonal imbalance and it is characterized by baldness and thinning of the hair. MINICHEK 5% SOLUTION is used to treat only mild to moderate hair loss problems, not complete hair loss, and helps to stimulate hair growth in such cases.
MINICHEK 5% SOLUTION is not to be used in cases of the pattern of your hair loss differs from a receding hairline and crown balding, have no family history of hair loss, have total baldness or complete loss of all body hair, have inflamed, infected, irritated or painful scalp, have any condition that affects your scalp such as sunburn and psoriasis and are currently taking other medications that are being applied on the scalp. Consult your doctor for a proper physical examination of the scalp before using this medicine.
MINICHEK 5% SOLUTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women or those who are planning to get pregnant, breastfeeding women, children less than 18 years of age as well as elderly individuals over 65 years of age.
The most common side effects of applying MINICHEK 5% SOLUTION are headache, itching of the scalp, rash, burning sensation, and excessive hair growth. Consult your doctor in case any of the side effects worsen or persist for long.