Medicine : Tugain 5% Lotion(60ml)

Name:Tugain 5% Lotion(60ml)
Manufacturer:Cipla Ltd
Generic Use:Minoxidil
Composition:Minoxidil(5% W/v)

Generic ( Minoxidil )

Typical use Of Minoxidil :Alopecia Androgenetia (male Pattern Baldness) Alopecia Areata. Severe HTN Unresponsive To Standard Therapy.
Mechanism of action of Minoxidil :Minoxidil Is Thought To Promote The Survival Of Human Dermal Papillary Cells (DPCs) Or Hair Cells By Activating Both Extracellular Signal-regulated Kinase (ERK) And Akt And By Preventing Cell Death By Increasing The Ratio Of BCl-2/Bax. Minoxidil May Stimulate The Growth Of Human Hairs By Prolonging Anagen Through These Proliferative And Anti-apoptotic Effects On DPCs. Minoxidil, When Used As A Vasodilator, Acts By Opening Adenosine Triphosphate-sensitive Potassium Channels In Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells.
Drug Interaction of Minoxidil :Minoxidil Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Clonidine (HCl), Nadolol, Nicorandil, Propranolol (HCl), Tretinoin. These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Minoxidil :Oedema, Ascites, Tachycardia, Headache, Nausea, Palpitation, Flushing, Breast Tenderness, Hypertrichosis.


How Minoxidil will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Minoxidil will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Minoxidil

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