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Will I experience hair fall again after stopping Mintop Foam 2% ?

hey, i m using Mintop Foam 2% for hairfall. after getting back to normal i.e., reduced hairfall is it lik that if i stop using it my hair will become thin again as of now? is it safe to use it?
Asked On : Sun, 11 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi..dear Purwa..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Mintop foam...2% gives good contains..Minoxidil., is a vaso-dilator drug recognized for its capability to slow down or prevent hair loss and encourage hair re-growth. It is obtainable OTC for management of androgenic alopecia ...but long term.,not advisable..
Main SSIDE EFFECTS are....Spontaneous tachycardia, hypertrichosis, fluid preservation (along with, oedema, weight gain, and sometimes worsening of existing cardiac ailments and alterations in the ECG). Nausea, Headache, breast tenderness and gynaecomastia, thrombocytopenia skin rash, polymenorrhoea. TOPICAL (LOCAL)... pruritus, contact dermatitis, flushing, local burning; modification in hair color or quality.,HENCE monitoring of Minoxidil is important...,
Follow first 3 months course.,stop for 2 months..,
Again will start 2 this will reduce the side effects.,
so take care by using .,Mintop...,
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Answered: Wed, 18 Apr 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Arika Bansal's  Response
Mintop foam is absolutely safe to use. The excessive hair fall stops after starting treatment with this foam, however the hair which have regrown after this therapy are likely to fall after the cessation of therapy. So, it is recommended to use it for long term like 6 months to 1 year.
Answered: Wed, 18 Apr 2012
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