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Coverit 10% Solution


Overview

Introduction of Coverit Solution

Coverit 10% Solution is a medicine used in the treatment of male pattern baldness. It is most effective in treating familial hair loss or thinning at the top of the scalp, not in front. This medicine helps to stimulate hair growth by increasing the blood circulation to the hair follicles. However, the amount of hair growth is different for each person. During the first 2 weeks of application, your hair fall may increase temporarily. This is normal and is a sign that Minoxidil is working. This medicine should strictly be taken according to the doctor’s advice.

How to use Coverit Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Coverit Solution works

Coverit 10% Solution is a vasodilator, which expands the blood vessels to promote blood flow. This reduces your blood pressure. The topical application of Coverit 10% Solution on your scalp helps in increasing blood flow through the vasodilation process. This increased blood flow provides more nutrition and oxygen to the hair follicle, which prevents hair cell death. It also stimulates hair growth by prolonging the action of a chemical messenger (anagen). This is how it works to lower your blood pressure, and treats your alopecia (hair loss).

Coverit Solution related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Coverit 10% Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Coverit 10% Solution is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Coverit Solution?

If you miss a dose of Coverit 10% Solution, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Wash your hands before and after application.
  • It should only be applied directly to the scalp area. If Coverit 10% Solution accidentally comes in contact with your eyes, nose or mouth, flush the area thoroughly with cool tap water.
  • Do not shampoo your hair for 4 hours after applying Coverit 10% Solution or use hairdryer as it can reduce the effectiveness of the medicine.
  • During the first 2 weeks of application, your hair fall may increase. This is normal and is a sign that Coverit 10% Solution is working.
  • Take care that Coverit 10% Solution does not trickle down onto your face as it may cause undesirable facial hair growth.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Coverit

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May i take coverit for hair loss
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
You can if these medications have been prescribed by reputed dermatologist then you can take them.
Platlet rich plasma therepy (PRP ) is any side effect and what is this therepy? currently i am using coverit 10% From 7 Days and i am suffering from baldness from last 10 Year
Dr. Dharamvir Singh
Skin Specialist
Prp is blood therapy . Injections are prepared from ur own blood N then injected onto scalpPlz share ur pic of head for evaluationHi PATIENT require hair transplantation at the first goPrp will not help u muchU will require at least 12 prp sittings n each sitting is for n hair teansant will cost u around 70000/- single sitting, full hair in six monthsThat's the best u can do
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27, RACE COURSE ROAD, BANGALORE-560 001, INDIA
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