In foams it is approved, for example Rogaine
No, minoxidil is not approved in a shampoo. Lotions and foams allow direct application. These product NEED to stay on the scalp at least 4 hours ( and preferably 8 in order to be absorbed).
What is the risk of a minoxidil shampoo? Hair growth anywhere the shampoo runs down on.
- Minoxidil Information for Consumers
- Minoxidil Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Minoxidil (detailed)
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