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Baldness and hair dyeing. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i would like to know about minoxidil, is it effective against pattern baldness,,is it safe ?
User :   i use a medicine called tugain 5% minoxidil, sometimes i have slight itching after i apply it
Doctor :   It is to be taken by doctors prescription only
User :   i was wondering if it had any serious sideeffects
Doctor :   It has no major adverse effects when applied topically
Doctor :   so nothing much to worry
Doctor :   about
User :   ok cool one more question my mom is allergic to hair dye so she takes cetirizine after hair dyeing because there is itching and eyes become red and slight weasing appears
User :   does cetirizine have any sideeffects ?
Doctor :   cetrizine is non sedative
Doctor :   so can be taken but
Doctor :   i prefer to say to avoid hair dyeing
Doctor :   and switch to herbal preparations
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