It is always a good idea to check with one's physician before using any medication.
You'll want to make sure you don't have any medical contraindications. Also, if you are not sure - you'll want to ensure that the reason for your hair loss is androgenetic alopecia. Minoxidil is only FDA approved got androgenetic hair loss.
Jeff Donovan MD PhD FRCPC FAAD
US & Canadian board-certified Dermatologist
- Minoxidil Information for Consumers
- Minoxidil Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Minoxidil (detailed)
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