Mintop Forte (Minoxidil)
What is Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) used for?
Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) is a topical medication prescribed to treat hair loss caused by male pattern baldness. The medication invigorates the hair follicles by dilating the blood vessels in the scalp to prevent hair loss and even stimulate new hair growth in some cases. Your doctor may also prescribe this medication to be used along with others to treat your condition.
How should I use Mintop Forte (Minoxidil)?
Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) should be used according to your doctor`s instructions and those included with the packaging to get the best results from treatment. The medicine is normally applied one to three times each week depending on the severity of your condition. Thoroughly wash and dry the scalp before each use. Collect the correct amount of solution into the applicator, part the hair, apply the medication to the scalp, and gently massage the medicine into the skin. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water to prevent the medicine from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes. Ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Mintop Forte (Minoxidil)?
Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Stop using the medication and contact your doctor as soon as possible if any serious side effects occur such as chest pain, irregular heartbeats, faintness, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, swelling, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require reduced dosages, application frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) should not be applied to skin that is broken or severely damaged. Do not use this medication if you are a woman, under the age of eighteen, over the age of sixty-five, using any other scalp medications, or if you have a shaved scalp, no family history of hair loss, patchy hair loss, any scalp abnormality, or hypertension. Also inform your doctor if you have heart disease or an irregular heart beat as these conditions may cause unexpected problems during treatment requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Mintop Forte may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.