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Overview

Introduction of Hairjoy Foam

Hairjoy Foam 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 Hairjoy Foam

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

How Hairjoy Foam works

Hairjoy Foam is a vasodilator, which expands the blood vessels to promote blood flow. This reduces your blood pressure. The topical application of Hairjoy Foam 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).

Hairjoy Foam related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hairjoy Foam 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
Hairjoy Foam 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 Hairjoy Foam?

If you miss a dose of Hairjoy Foam, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Hairjoy Foam
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Expert Advice

  • Wash your hands before and after application.
  • It should only be applied directly to the scalp area. If Hairjoy Foam 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 Hairjoy Foam 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 Hairjoy Foam is working.
  • Take care that Hairjoy Foam does not trickle down onto your face as it may cause undesirable facial hair growth.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Hairjoy

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Itchy or dandruff due to minoxidil plezzz suggest me the alcohol free minoxidil
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Use 5% hairjoy foam
I am facing excessive hair fall. So, I would like to know whether use of Hairjoy 5% foam will be goof for that?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Yes u can use
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Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
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