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NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION contains Finasteride and Minoxidil, which belongs to the group of medicines called 5-Alpha reductase inhibitors and vasodilators respectively. It is used to treat male pattern baldness and helps to stimulate hair growth in such cases when applied directly to the affected area. Male pattern baldness (also known as androgenetic alopecia) is a common type of hair loss condition that primarily affects the hair present in the crown and the front portion of the scalp.
Hair loss is caused mainly due to hormonal imbalance and is characterized by baldness and thinning of the hair. NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is only used to treat mild to moderate hair loss problems, and not complete hair loss.
NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use by patients with a pattern of hair loss that differs from a receding hairline and crown balding, where there is 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 are being applied on the scalp. NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women and children and adolescents (below 18 years). Consult your doctor for a proper physical examination of the scalp before using.
The most common side effects of applying NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION are headache, itching of the scalp, rash, burning sensation and excessive hair growth. Consult your doctor in case any of the side effects worsen or persist for a long.
It is used to treat men and women with common hereditary hair loss (also called androgenetic alopecia on the scalp (head).
NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is a combination drug of Finasteride and Minoxidil. Finasteride reduces hair fall by blocking the production of certain stress hormones (dihydrotestosterone) in the body, which are responsible for causing hair loss and other prostate problems in men. As a result, it reduces hair loss, reverses the balding process, and prevents further hair loss in men. Minoxidil helps to regrow hair and stabilize hair loss in men with a receding hairline and head balding by the revitalization of hair follicles. Revitalization of hair follicles is by its vasodilatory action that helps to increase the blood flow when applied to the scalp. This increased blood flow helps to provide more nutrition and oxygen to the hair follicles thus preventing hair cell death and enhancing new hair growth.
Apply NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION as advised by your doctor. For external use only. Gently massage the scalp after applying for the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.
Stop using NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:
Drink an ample amount of water. Get adequate rest. Try to be relaxed and stress-free. Consult your doctor regarding your symptoms and take medicine accordingly.
NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using.
NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using.
Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel dizzy or experience low blood pressure after using NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION. Consult a doctor before using NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION.
NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION must be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before using NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION.
Do not apply NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION if you are allergic to Finasteride or Minoxidil or any of the ingredients present in the medicine. Consult a doctor before using NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION.
NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended in patients suffering from high blood pressure and must be used with caution in patients suffering from abnormal heart rhythms or rates, chest pains, and/or circulation disorders. Consult your doctor before using.
Before taking NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION, inform your doctor if you:
Use in pediatrics:
NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for children and adolescents (below 18 years) due to a lack of safety data. Consult your doctor before taking.
Use in geriatrics:
NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for use in elders above 65 years of age. Consult your doctor before taking it.
A. Drug-Drug interactions:
Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine
If you or anyone else accidentally use too much of [GBNKEYWORD on a larger area of skin or an area other than the scalp or damaged skin (due to trauma, inflammation or a diseased condition), it may cause, a systemic effect then contacts your doctor immediately. Symptoms of NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION overdose include cardiovascular reactions such as low blood pressure, rapid heart rate and lethargy.
|Pharmacological Category||:||Type II 5-alpha reductase inhibitors, Vasodilators|
|Therapeutic Indication||:||Hereditary hair loss|
|Dosage Forms||:||Topical Solution, Solution, Spray, Gel, Serum|
Can NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION regrow hair?
Yes, NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION contains Finasteride which helps in hair growth and prevent hair loss in adults above 18 years of age and below 65 years of age. Consult your doctor before using it.
How to use NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION?
Always use NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. This medicine is for use on the normal healthy scalp only. Apply NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION directly on dry scalp and hair. Do not use it on inflamed, infected, irritated or painful scalp skin. Do not apply to any other part of the body. Avoid contact with your eyes. Your doctor will decide the required dose and duration of NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION for you as per your age and disease condition.
Can NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION cause loss of hair after using?
In the first couple of months, NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION may cause increased hair shedding after use in some individuals. There is a temporary increase in the shedding of hair that generally occurs between 2 and 6 weeks after the start of treatment and then decreases. If increased shedding continues after 6 weeks of NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION use, consult your doctor.
How long will it take for NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION to stop hair loss?
Hair loss is a condition that develops over a long period. It has been found that daily use of NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION for three to six months may be necessary before you notice any increase in hair density or reduction in hair loss. Your doctor will help you to assess for how long NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION must be used.
Can NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION be taken by patients below 18 years?
No, NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION is not recommended for children and adolescents (below 18 years) due to a lack of safety data.
Can I use NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION without consulting a doctor?
No, proper doctor consultation along with hair and scalp examination is must before using NOVEGROW 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION.
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