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Using Minoxidil. Itching chest and back. How to stop itching?

I have been using Minoxidil at 4% strength for 2weeks and now have severe itching over my body, particularly my chest and back. I ve stopped using Minoxidil but still have severe itching after 10 days and while taking piriton. Is there anything I can do to stop the itching and how long will it take before the Minoxidil is out of my system?
Asked On : Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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hi dear u probably developed an allergic reaction to minoxidil. good u stopped it. piriton is good but i yhink u need a short course of steroid.
here is my advice...
first try with desonide lotion. apply this lotion twice daily for 3 days.
if u dont get relief u should take tab prednisolone. but better to take a dermatologist opinion before taking it, thank u
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