Mintop Forte 5% Solution 120 ml

Mintop Forte 5% Solution 120 ml

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
Uses of Mintop Forte 5% Solution 120 ml:
Hair loss
Composition of Mintop Forte 5% Solution 120 ml:
Minoxidil 5% w/v
MRP: 1830.5 Inclusive of all Taxes
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Hair loss


Minoxidil is generally used in treatment of the treatment of high blood pressure.

Side effects

  • Edema (swelling)
  • Fluid retention
  • Hair discolouration
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Increased heart rate
  • Pericardial effusion
  • Pericarditis

How to use

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. For directions before use, please check the label.

How it works

Minoxidil is a vasodilator. It works by relaxing blood vessels, allowing more blood and oxygen to reach the heart and other organs. This lowers the blood pressure.
Q. Is Minoxidil safe?
Minoxidil is safe to use if so it is used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as per the advice of the doctor.

Q. Is Minoxidil available in India?
Yes, Minoxidil is available in India with various trade names

Q. Does Minoxidil cause acne?
Yes, Minoxidil may cause acne in some individuals

Q. Does Minoxidil cause headache?
Yes, headache is a very common side effect of Minoxidil

Q. Does Minoxidil cause impotence?
There are no known effects of Minoxidil on potency or sexual function in both men and women. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Minoxidil effective for hair growth/regrowth?
Yes, Minoxidil is effective in hair growth/regrowth for patients with hereditary hair loss. However, each patient may respond differently to Minoxidil treatment for hair growth

Q. Is Minoxidil effective for frontal baldness?
Minoxidil is effective in hair growth for patients with hereditary hair loss, hence Minoxidil may be useful in frontal baldness. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Does Minoxidil grow beard?
Minoxidil is used on the scalp for hair growth in patients with hereditary hair loss. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Minoxidil a steroid?
No, Minoxidil is not a steroid

Q. Does Minoxidil cause hair loss?
Yes, temporary hair loss during Minoxidil treatment is possible.

Q. What is the difference between Minoxidil oral and Minoxidil topical?
Minoxidil (oral) is used for the treatment of severe hypertension (high blood pressure) not responding to other antihypertensive drugs whereas Minoxidil (topical) is used in the treatment of alopecia (hair loss).
  • Minoxidil tablets may make you feel drowzy or dizzy when you stand up; particularly when you first start treatment or your dose is increased. If affected do not drive or operate machines.Do not take Minoxidil either oral or topical application if you are allergic to Minoxidil or any other ingredients of the medicine.Consult your Doctor before you start taking Minoxidil orally If  you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, or breast feeding. Consult your doctor immediately and stop taking Minoxidil, if you develop discomfort in your chest any time after starting Minoxidil.Do not use the topical application while smoking, or near any naked flame or strong heat source. Also, avoid exposure of the container and contents to naked flames during use, storage and disposal as the solution is flammable.Do not use Minoxidil hair solution on red, inflamed, irritated or painful scalp.Do not use Minoxidil hair solution if you are using other cream, lotions or ointments on your scalp.Do not exceed the recommended use. Exceeding the recommended dose will not re-grow your hair any more quickly and you have an increased likelihood of getting side-effects.Consult your doctor and inform him before using Minoxidil if you are using medicines such as dithranol or petrolatum for psoriasis, tretinoin for acne and corticosteroids (bethmethasone dipropionate) for other skin disorders.Stop and consult your doctor immediately if you experience side effects related to low blood pressure such as chest pain, rapid heart rate, fainting, dizziness, swollen hands and feet and redness of the scalp.

Product Details

SKU: PC-62990
Product Description: Mintop Forte 5% Solution 120 ml is manufactured by Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
Packing: Bottle
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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