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Suffering from severe hair fall, prescribed trigaine with minoxidil. How long should it be used?

I am 19 years old female.I m a student.I have been suffering from hairfall from my 11th class.I have consulted a dermatologist .She suggested me Trigaine with minoxidil(2%).She said that,this solution should be applied 1ml twice a day and take a head bath twice a week.But I have read your answers here...These answers mean that Head Bath should be taken everyday with a mild shampoo.What is correct in this?I also have blood deficiency.So, how long is this solution to be used?
Asked On : Sun, 13 Jan 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Minoxidil can use 6 months..,
But every 2 months stop 10 days..,
8 drops per total scalp with dropper twice daily..,
Head bath weekly twice sufficient..,
Burning, stinging, or redness at the application site..,
stop the Minoxidil immediately and consult your doctor.,
Answered: Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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Dermatologist Dr. Sudarshan's  Response
Hi ,

Thanks for writing in.

Minoxidil should be used for atleast 6-12 months.
Head wash is to be taken 2-3 times per week.
Apply it 1ml twice daily.
Use dandy shampoo for hair wash.
Hope this helps.

Dr Sudarshan
MD dermatologist
Answered: Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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