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Is mintop advised for growing beard ?

i am 23 yr old male. i don hav a proper beard on my face ,having very thin hairs,and my doubt is tat , can mintop forte USP 5% be used for growing beard ...pls tell me whether mintop USP 5% can be applied on face for growing Beard....does it helps growing facial hair ...does it has any side effects?? ? pls tell me a valid suggestion??
Asked On : Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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If you don't have a proper beard then the first thing is to see & ask your dad about his beard.Most of the time it is a genetic issue that some males have a less hair growth on body but it is not a problem .The reason for this is hormonal.Mintop is a medicine which acts as a vasodilator & it causes dilatation of blood vessels & hair follicle so it is used by peopl when prescribed by doctor for hair growth on head.For beard it is rarely seen being used.Since it is a vasodilator it is to be used in precaution as it causes headache in some people so better not to be used without doctors advise & should not be used by person who has history of migraine.common side effects are nausea;palpitations;lightheadedness;rash;increased hair growth.
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Answered: Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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