Tugain Solution (Minoxidil)
What is Tugain Solution (Minoxidil) used for?
Tugain Solution (Minoxidil) is a topical medication used to prevent or stop hair loss caused by male pattern baldness. It operates by dilating blood vessels in the scalp to invigorate hair follicles preventing hair loss and even encouraging the growth of new hair in some cases. Your doctor may also prescribe it to be used along with other medications to increase its effectiveness.
How should I use Tugain Solution (Minoxidil)?
Always follow your doctor`s instructions and those included with the packaging while using Tugain Solution (Minoxidil) to ensure the safest and most effective results from treatment. One or two daily applications is normally prescribed, but your individual directions will be determined by your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. To apply the medication, thoroughly rinse and dry the hair, part the hair, apply a small amount of the solution, and gently massage it into the scalp. Always wash your hands following each administration to prevent the medication from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes as this may lead to serious health problems.
What are the side effects of Tugain Solution (Minoxidil)?
Tugain Solution (Minoxidil) may cause some side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are faintness, coughing, flu symptoms, irregular heartbeats, chest pain, trouble breathing, sensitive skin, easier bruising, sudden numbness, or any sign of a skin rash, no matter how mild. Inform your doctor as soon as you experience any worrying health problems to make sure the necessary changes are made to your application frequency or dosage to stop further health problems from occurring.
Tugain Solution (Minoxidil) should not be used by women or by men under the age of eighteen, using other scalp medications, who have a shaved scalp, high blood pressure, or any scalp abnormality such as psoriasis or eczema. Also inform your doctor if you have heart disease as this condition may cause unexpected health problems requiring adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Tugain Solution (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.
Tugain 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.