REGAINE 5% contains minoxidil which belongs to a group of medicine called vasodilators. It is used to treat common hereditary baldness (a condition called alopecia androgenetica). It acts on the scalp to help hair growth on the bald area. It should be only applied directly to the scalp area.
REGAINE 5% when it applied to the scalp, it helps to increase the blood flow. This increased blood flow provides more nutrition and oxygen to the hair follicles which prevent hair cell death and enhances new hair growth.
Clean and dry your scalp before using it. If you are use, more than recommended will not speed up hair growth and may cause dangerous side effects. This medicine should be used continuously to maintain hair growth. If your condition does not improve after using it for 4 to 6 months, consult your doctor. This medicine should not normally used by people under the age of 18 or over 65.