MINSCALP PLUS 5% Topical Solution 60ml

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INTRODUCTION

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is a combination of Minoxidil and Aminexil which belongs to the group of medicines called Vasodilating agents. It is used to treat alopecia androgenetica (male pattern baldness).

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use in patients having high blood pressure, hair loss due to drug treatment, total baldness, complete loss of body hair, shaved scalp, scalp diseases, unhealthy scalp and taking treatment for cancer or loss of iron.

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION should be used with caution in those who have heart diseases such as abnormal heart rhythms or rate and chest pain.

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION should not be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women. This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents aged below 18 years.    

The most common side effects of using MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION are headache, itching or dermatitis and unusual hair growth. Consult your doctor if any of these worsen or doesn’t improve.   

USES OF MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION

  • Treats alopecia androgenetica (male pattern baldness) in males

HOW MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION WORKS

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION helps in the treatment of alopecia where Minoxidil is thought to work by increasing the blood flow to the hair follicles on your scalp. Aminexil helps in the treatment of hair loss by promoting hair growth for those having the condition of alopecia. It increases the blood circulation to hair follicles which triggers an increase in hair growth and also prevents the build-up of collagen around hair shaft and hardening of the shaft.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION as directed by your physician. Make sure that your hair and scalp are completely dry before applying MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION. Avoid applying MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION around your eyes, including eyelids, nose and mouth. Always wash your hands, thoroughly after application and if you accidentally apply MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION to other parts of your body other than the scalp, rinse thoroughly with plenty of water. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION for you according to your age and disease condition.   

SIDE EFFECTS OF MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION

COMMON

  • headache
  • rash, itching or dermatitis
  • unusual hair growth (including growth of facial hair in women)

UNCOMMON

  • nausea
  • change in hair texture or colour may occur
  • scalp irritation (redness, dryness, flaky skin)
  • acne like or itchy rash, bleeding, blistering or ulceration
  • temporary hair loss may occur

RARE

Stop using MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION and inform your doctor immediately of you experience any of the following side effects:

  • chest pain
  • difficulty in swallowing or breathing due to swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat
  • allergic reactions presenting as throat tightness or swollen face, skin redness or itching, persistent local redness or rash   
  • low blood pressure
  • fast heartbeat, increased awareness of the heartbeat
  • faintness or dizziness
  • swollen hands or feet, shortness of breath
  • sudden weight gain

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Stick to simple meals while using this medicine. Avoid eating oil rich or spicy foods. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.  

Headache:

Try to take rest and don’t involve yourself in exertive activities. Apply a pain-relieving balm on your forehead if necessary. If headache does not improve, consult your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel dizzy or low blood pressure after using MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION.

ALLERGY

Do not use MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION if you are allergic to Minoxidil or Aminexil.

HEART DISEASE

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION should be used with caution in patients who have abnormal heart rhythms or rate, chest pain or circulation disorders. Consult your doctor before using it.

OTHERS

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use if you:

  • have high blood pressure
  • have hair loss due to drug treatment
  • have total baldness or complete loss of all body hair
  • have any condition that affects your scalp, including sunburn and psoriasis
  • have shaved scalp
  • have unhealthy scalp
  • have dressing or bandage on your scalp
  • have sudden or unexpected hair loss
  • are taking treatment for cancer or loss of iron
  • are malnourished and have poor hygiene
  • are above 49 years of age

Use in paediatrics:

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age) as the safety and effectiveness is not established. Consult your doctor before using it.

 Use in geriatrics:

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use in patients (aged 65 years and above) as the safety and effectiveness is not established. Consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug–Drug Interactions:

Before using MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • Hydralazine (used to treat high blood pressure)
  • dithranol (used to treat chronic plaque psoriasis)
  • tretinoin (medicines used to treat acne or other skin disorders)
  • corticosteroids such as prednisone, cortisone (used to treat inflammation)
  • petrolatum (used to treat excessive skin dryness)

Overdosage:

It is unlikely to use an overdose of MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION. If you or anyone else accidentally ingest the medicine by mistake consult your doctor immediately or go to the nearby hospital. Overdosage symptoms include sodium and water retention, slow heart rate and low blood pressure.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :    Aminexil, Minoxidil
Pharmacological Category :   Vasodilators
Therapeutic Indication :   Alopecia androgenetica      
Dosage Forms :   Solution, Spray, Topical Solution

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION

What is MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION and why is it used?

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is a combination of Minoxidil and Aminexil which belongs to the group of medicines called Vasodilating agents. It is used to treat alopecia androgenetica (male pattern baldness).

Does [GBKEYWORD] cause fast heart rate?

Yes, MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION can cause an increase in heart rate or make you feel your heartbeat more prominently (palpitations). If you experience a fastened heartrate after the use of MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION, stop using and consult your doctor.

Is MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION safe in pregnant and breast-feeding women?

No, MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.

Can MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION lead to hair growth in all types of patients?

Onset and degree of hair regrowth after using MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION may be variable among patients. Younger patients, who have been balding for a shorter period of time or who have a smaller area of baldness on the vertex are more likely to respond to MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION. However, you must consult your doctor before using MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION.

Is MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION for all ages?

MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION should not be used in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) and elderly above 65 years of age as the safety and effectiveness has not been established in these age groups. Consult your doctor before using MINSCALP PLUS 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION.

REFERENCES

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2. Meda Sandra Orasan, Pompei Bolfa, Andrei Coneac, Adriana Muresan, Carmen Mihu. Topical Products for Human Hair Regeneration: A Comparative Study on an Animal Model. NIH. National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed central. January 2016. [Accessed on 9th June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4737838/

3. F H Leenen, D L Smith, W P Unger. Topical minoxidil: cardiac effects in bald man. NIH. National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed central. October 1988. [Accessed on 9th June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1386573/

4. A G Messenger, J Rundegren. Minoxidil: mechanisms of action on hair growth. NIH. National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov. February 2004. [Accessed on 9th June 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14996087/

5. Torrent Pharmaceuticals. Hairjoy (Minoxidil & Aminexil Topical Solution). [Revised in March 2020]. [Accessed on 9th June 2022] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/2182.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    75 g
    Ingredient
    AMINEXIL 1.5 %+MINOXIDIL 5 %
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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MINSCALP PLUS 5% Topical Solution 60ml

MINSCALP PLUS 5% Topical Solution 60ml Mkt: East West Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.808.50
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