First tell me whether are you satisfied with the hair growth because of minoxidil 5% use. If yes you need to continue it for long (may be for life), but if hair growth is not satisfactory than go for hair transplantation. Visit www.gangahairgrafting.com
minoxidil 5% can be use safely for very long time up to 15 years.
but u should taper dose once u get desired result
taper means apply lotion 2-3 times a wk for maintain .
if u feel headache any time during treatment for long time u should stop it.
You can use minoxidil 5% for long ,but then later on switch over to 2% to maintain the results. You have not mentioned your gender ,if you are male then only you should use 5% for long.we don't prefer 5% for females.
There is always a chance that after leaving minoxidil ,gradually there may be hair loss .
The only permanent solution for baldness would be HAIR TRANSPLANTATION.There are couple of techniques like FUE (DHI) & FUT .You can get details in my website www.skinhairclinic.com.
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