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What is Regaine?
Regaine containing the active ingredient minoxidil is used for the treatment of hair loss in women. Some women may encounter hair loss starting gradually from the crown of the head, common after menopause. The medication can slow or stop hair loss and promote hair regrowth in patients with a family history of hair loss.
How is Regaine used?
Regaine is usually applied topically to dry hair and scalp twice per day or as directed by a doctor. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and application method as it will depend on the patientís condition and their response to the medication. It may take from 4 months to 1 year before the effects of the medication can be seen. Once the medication is stopped the regrown hair will usually disappear over a 3 to 4 month period.
Patients using Regaine may encounter unwanted side effects side effects such as:
- Burning, stinging or redness at application site
- Dry, scaling or flaking scalp
- Weight gain
- Difficulty breathing
- Irregular heartbeat
- Chest pain
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or worsen.
The medication should not be taken in patients under 18 years of age.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Regaine is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.