Mintop Forte (Minoxidil)
What is Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) used for?
Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) is a topical medication used to prevent further hair loss in men with male pattern baldness. The solution operates by relaxing blood vessels in the scalp to stimulate the hair follicles. With regular use this treatment may not only prevent hair loss but can also begin the growth of new hair. Your physician may also prescribe it for other unlisted purposes.
How should I use Mintop Forte (Minoxidil)?
Always use Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) according to your physician's instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. It is normally applied once daily, but your directions will differ based on your health condition and your symptoms. Rinse your hair before use to remove any dirt or dry skin from the scalp. Apply a small amount of solution to the scalp and gently massage it into the skin. It is suggested to allow the medication to soak for several minutes before rinsing. Thoroughly wash the solution from your hair while preventing it from contacting any mucous membranes as this may cause unexpected problems. Ask your physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Mintop Forte (Minoxidil)?
Side effects that may occur while using Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) are:
Immediately stop using your medication and contact your physician if you experience dizziness, faintness, chest pain, an irregular heart rate, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, swelling, or trouble breathing. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced application frequency, or emergency medical attention in more serious cases.
Do not apply Mintop Forte (Minoxidil) to skin that is broken or severely damaged. It is also important to prevent the medication from contacting any mucous membranes such as the eyes, ears, or mouth as this may cause unexpected problems. Do not use the medication if you are lactose intolerant or have a tumor affecting the adrenal glands. It is also important to inform your physician if you are elderly, if the patient is a child, or if you have heart failure, coronary heart disease, angina, a recent heart attack, porphyrias, or decreased kidney function as these conditions may require reduced dosages or other alterations to your regimen to prevent potential complications from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Mintop Forte (Minoxidil). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.