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Minoxidil Side Effects
Apr 26, 2018

What is minoxidil, and how does it work (minoxidil mechanism of action)?


Minoxidil is a drug that is used for treating male-pattern baldness and hair loss in women. Oral minoxidil was originally used for treating high blood pressure, but patients and health care providers noticed that hair growth was a side effect of treatment. This led to the development of topical (solution applied to the skin) minoxidil for the treatment of male-pattern baldness. The mechanism of action leading to growth of hair is unknown. The FDA approved minoxidil in August 1988.

 

What are the minoxidil uses?

Minoxidil is used to treat male-pattern baldness. In women, it is used to treat diffuse loss of hair or thinning of hair in the frontal areas of the scalp.

 

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Common side effects of minoxidil include:

*  Irritation of the skin,

*  Itching,

*  Contact dermatitis, and dryness of the scalp or flaking.


Other minoxidil side effects include:

* Headaches,

* Dizziness,

* Fainting,

* Lightheadedness,

* Chest pain,

* Increased or decreased blood pressure.


An increase in the absorption of minoxidil from the scalp can occur in patients with damaged skin, leading to increased side effects. Minoxidil's contains alcohol that can irritate the eyes. In case of accidental contact with eyes or other sensitive areas, the exposed area should be washed with cool water. Tendonitis has also been reported.


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