MINTOP FORTE 10 Solution 60ml

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INTRODUCTION

MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION contains Minoxidil which belongs to the group of medicines called Vasodilators. It is used to treat hereditary hair loss (androgenic alopecia) on the head in men and women. Androgenic Alopecia affects the hair present in the crown and the front portion of the scalp. It is caused mainly due to hormonal imbalance and it is characterized by baldness and thinning of the hair. MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is used to treat only mild to moderate hair loss problems, and not complete hair loss and helps to stimulate hair growth in such cases.

MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is not to be used in cases of the pattern of your hair loss differs from a receding hair line and crown balding, have no family history of hair loss, have total baldness or complete loss of all body hair, have inflamed, infected, irritated or painful scalp, have any condition that affects your scalp such as sunburn and psoriasis and are currently taking other medications that is being applied on the scalp. Consult your doctor for proper physical examination of scalp before using this medicine.

MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women or those who are planning to get pregnant, breastfeeding women, children less than 18 years of age as well as elderly individuals over 65 years of age.

The most common side effects of applying MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION are headache, itching of scalp, rash, burning sensation and excessive hair growth. Consult your doctor in case any of the side effects worsens or persists for long.

USES OF MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION

  • Treats men and women with common hereditary hair loss (also called androgenetic alopecia on the scalp (head)

HOW MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION WORKS

MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION regrows hair and stabilizes hair loss in men with a receding hairline and head balding by revitalization of hair follicles. Revitalization of hair follicles is by MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION vasodilatory action that helps to increase the blood flow when applied to the scalp. This increased blood flow helps to provides more nutrition and oxygen to the hair follicles thus preventing hair cell death and enhancing new hair growth.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. This medicine is for use on the normal healthy scalp only. Apply MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION directly on dry scalp and hair. Do not use it on inflamed, infected, irritated or painful scalp skin. Do not apply on any other parts of the body. Avoid contact with your eyes. Your doctor will decide the required dose and duration of MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION for you as per your age and disease condition.

 

SIDE EFFECTS OF MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION

COMMON

  • headache
  • burning sensation
  • excessive hair growth
  • itching of skin, rash, hives (raised rashes)
  • dry skin
  • shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing

UNCOMMON

  • nausea
  • eye irritation
  • nausea or vomiting
  • flaky skin
  • acne (spots and oily skin)
  • change in hair colour or texture of newly grown hair
  • temporary hair loss

RARE

  • irregular hair growth
  • alopecia (hair loss)
  • generalized rash
  • hypersensitivity
  • eye irritation, visual disturbance
  • taste alterations
  • rhinitis (runny nose with irritation)
  • ear infection
  • hepatitis (liver inflammation)
  • kidney stones (nephrolithiasis)

Stop using MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • continuous redness or irritation of the scalp
  • continuous hair shedding even after 2-3 weeks
  • sudden unexplained weight gain (common)
  • sign of a severe allergic reaction such as swelling of the face, lips or throat with swallowing or breathing difficulties
  • swollen hands or feet
  • faintness or dizziness
  • chest pain, rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • low blood pressure

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache

Drink ample amount of water and avoid skipping meals. Get adequate rest. Try to be relaxed and stress free. Consult your doctor regarding your symptoms and take medicine accordingly.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY
Contraindicated

MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women and in women who are trying to get pregnant. Consult your doctor before using MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION.

BREASTFEEDING
Contraindicated

MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor for advice.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
Use with Caution

Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel dizzy or experience low blood pressure after using MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION.

ALLERGY
Contraindicated

Do not use MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION if you are allergic to minoxidil or any other ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE
Consult your doctor

MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is not recommended for use in patients suffering from high blood pressure and must be used with caution in patients suffering from abnormal heart rhythms or rates, chest pains or circulation disorders. Consult your doctor before using MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION.

OTHERS

MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is not recommended for use if:

  • the pattern of your hair loss differs from a receding hair line and crown balding
  • you have no history of hair loss in the family
  • you have total hair loss or complete baldness
  • you have a shaved scalp
  • you have sudden hair loss
  • you have patchy scalp
  • you do not know the reason for your hair loss
  • your reason of hair loss is due to childbirth in women
  • your scalp feels painful and has some sort of inflammation, infection or irritation
  • you have any condition that affects your scalp such as sunburn and psoriasis

Use in pediatrics:

MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years of age. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is not recommended for use in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above). Consult your doctor before using MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before using MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • medicines that are applied on the scalp
  • corticosteroids such as prednisone, hydrocortisone (used to treat inflammatory conditions)
  • tretinoin (used to treat acne or other skin diseases)
  • petrolatum (uses as moisturizer to treat and prevent dry or itchy skin)
  • dithranol (used to treat chronic plaque psoriasis)
  • medicines used to treat high blood pressure such as vasodilators (Ex. Hydralazine) or guanethidine

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally use too much of [GBNKEYWORD on a larger area of skin or on an area other than the scalp or on damaged skin (due to trauma, inflammation or a diseased condition), it may cause a systemic effect then contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION overdose include cardiovascular reactions such as low blood pressure, rapid heart rate and lethargy.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Minoxidil
Pharmacological Category :   Vasodilators
Therapeutic Indication :   Hereditary hair loss
Dosage Forms :   Cream, Foam, Gel, Serum, Spray, Topical Solution, Lotion, Roll on Cream, Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION out of the reach and sight of children
  • Store in a cool and dry place, protect from light  

FAQs ABOUT MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION

Q: What is MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION used for?

A: MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION contains Minoxidil which belongs to the group of medicines called vasodilators. It is used to treat hereditary hair loss (androgenic alopecia) on the head in men and women. Androgenic Alopecia affects the hair present in the crown and the front portion of the scalp. It is caused mainly due to hormonal imbalance and it is characterized by baldness and thinning of the hair. MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is used to treat only mild to moderate hair loss problems, and not complete hair loss and helps to stimulate hair growth in such cases.

Q: How to use MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION?

A: Always use MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. This medicine is for use on the normal healthy scalp only. Apply MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION directly on dry scalp and hair. Do not use it on inflamed, infected, irritated or painful scalp skin. Do not apply on any other part of the body. Avoid contact with your eyes. Your doctor will decide the required dose and duration of MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION for you as per your age and disease condition.

Q: Can MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION cause loss of hair after using?

A: In the first couple of months, MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION may cause increased hair shedding after using in some individuals. There is a temporary increase in shedding of hair that generally occurs between 2 and 6 weeks after start of treatment and then decreases. If increased shedding continues after 6 weeks of MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION use, consult your doctor.

Q: How long should I use MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION?

A: Since hair grows slowly, MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION takes time to work. Results may be seen in 2-4 months with daily use. If there’s no hair regrowth after 4 months, then consult your doctor. The amount of hair re-growth is different for each person and may not work for all. Continued use of MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is necessary to increase and maintain hair re-growth or hair loss will begin again.

Q: What are the common side effects of using MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION?

A: The most common side effects of applying MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION are headache, itching of scalp, rash, burning sensation and excessive hair growth. Consult your doctor in case any of the side effects worsens or persists for long.

Q: When should I avoid using MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION?

A: MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION is not to be used in cases of the pattern of your hair loss differs from a receding hair line and crown balding, have no family history of hair loss, have total baldness or complete loss of all body hair, have inflamed, infected, irritated or painful scalp, have any condition that affects your scalp such as sunburn and psoriasis and are currently using other medications that is being applied on the scalp. Consult your doctor for proper physical examination of scalp before using MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION.

Q: What if I accidently ingest MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION?

A: Accidental ingestion of MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION may cause serious cardiac adverse events related to low blood pressure such as chest pain, rapid heartbeat, fainting, dizziness, sudden unexplained weight gain or swollen hands and feet. Consult your immediately if any such symptom arises. Keep MINTOP FORTE 10 SOLUTION out of the reach of children to avoid such accidents.

REFERENCES

1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page – 2592-2596.

2. Ghonemy, Soheir, Abeer Alarawi, and Hagar Bessar. Efficacy and safety of a new 10% topical minoxidil versus 5% topical minoxidil and placebo in the treatment of male androgenetic alopecia: a trichoscopic evaluation. National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information.Pubmed.gov.2021. [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31403367/

3. Suchonwanit, Poonkiat, Sasima Thammarucha, and Kanchana Leerunyakul. Minoxidil and its use in hair disorders: a review. National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov. 2019. [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/3549810/

4. Janssen-Cilag. Regaine 50 mg/mL skin solution (Minoxidil). [Revised in November 2021] [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://www.ravimiregister.ee/Data/PIL_ENG/PIL_8824_ENG.pdf

5. Janssen-Cilag. Minoxidil 2% Scalp solution. [Revised in November 2020] [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://www.regaine.co.uk/sites/regaine_uk/files/pil.102.pdf

6. Rogaine 50 mg/g, cutaneous foam (Minoxidil). Package leaflet. [Revised in July 2018] [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://docetp.mpa.se/LMF/Rogaine%20cutaneous%20foam%20ENG%20PL_09001bee807a80a1.pdf

7. Wrafton Laboratories Limited. Electronic Medicine Compendium (EMC). [Revised in April 2017] [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8303.pdf

8. Proel Pharmaceutical Industry. Minoxidil/Target 5% w/v cutaneous solution. [Revised in December 2012] [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://www.targetpharma.gr/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Minoxidil_Target_EN_PIL_2661901_v4_en.pdf

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MINTOP FORTE 10 Solution 60ml

MINTOP FORTE 10 Solution 60ml Mkt: Dr Reddy'S Laboratories Ltd

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