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MNX 5 Solution

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Product introduction

MNX 5 Solution belongs to a class of drugs known as vasodilators. It is used to promote hair growth in men with male pattern baldness.

MNX 5 Solution should only be applied directly to the scalp area in the amount and in the way specified on the label or by your doctor. Clean and dry your scalp before using it. It may take approximately 2- 4 months before you notice any hair growth. The first growth may be soft, colourless, and barely visible. Using more than recommended will not speed up hair growth and may increase the likelihood of side effects. This medication must be used continuously to maintain hair growth. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or worsen after using it for 4 to 6 months.

The most common side effects of this medicine include itching, excessive hair growth, rash, and dermatitis. In case of accidental application in other areas, it may result in unwanted hair growth. Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water if you get it in your eyes, mouth, or broken skin. Talk to your doctor if you are bothered by the side effects or if they do not go away.

People under 18 or over 65 should not usually use MNX 5 Solution. It may also not be appropriate if your hair loss is due to medications (such as chemotherapy) or any nutritional deficiency. You should also not use this medicine if you have high blood pressure or use other creams or lotions to treat other scalp conditions. Talk to your doctor if you have heart disease or blood circulation problems.

Uses of MNX Solution

Benefits of MNX Solution

In Treatment of Hair loss

MNX 5 Solution is a medicine used to treat common hereditary hair loss. It can prevent further hair loss and help hair to re-grow. It works by increasing blood flow to the hair follicles on your scalp, which prevents hair cell death and also enhances new hair growth. It is most effective for baldness or thinning at the top of the scalp but less effective at the front or for receding hairline.

Benefits are less likely if you have been bald for many years or have a large area of hair loss. MNX 5 Solution is not suitable for sudden or unexplained hair loss. It is considered a safe medicine. There are separate products for men and women and you should follow your doctor’s instructions carefully while using MNX 5 Solution. Regrowth of hair improves your appearance, boosts your confidence, and enhances your social life. Use it regularly to maintain hair growth and to get the maximum benefits. Consult your doctor if you notice any changes in the hair growth while using MNX 5 Solution.

Side effects of MNX Solution

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of MNX

  • Itching
  • Chest pain
  • Headache
  • Hypertrichosis (excessive hair growth)
  • Rash
  • Dermatitis
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Weight gain
  • Fluid retention
  • Tachycardia

How to use MNX Solution

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

How MNX Solution works

MNX 5 Solution is a potassium channel opener. Its vasodilation action expands the blood vessels. Therefore, when it is applied to the scalp, it helps to increase blood flow. This increased blood flow provides more nutrition and oxygen to the hair follicles, which prevents hair cell death and also enhances new hair growth. This is how it works to treat your alopecia (hair loss).

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
MNX 5 Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
MNX 5 Solution is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
MNX 5 Solution is not recommended for use in women.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take MNX Solution?

If you miss a dose of MNX 5 Solution, apply 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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Quick tips

  • Wash your hands before and after application.
  • It should only be applied directly to the scalp. If MNX 5 Solution accidentally comes in contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth, flush the area thoroughly with cool tap water.
  • Do not shampoo your hair or use a hairdryer for 4 hours after applying MNX 5 Solution 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 MNX 5 Solution is working.
  • Take care that MNX 5 Solution does not trickle down onto your face as it may cause undesirable facial hair growth.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Dialkylarylamines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Potassium channel opener

Patient concerns

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Sir/mam I'm suffering from too much hair fall Please give me a suggestion to stop this, I'm too much worried about this. I'm using 8? shampoo, evion 400, cobadex czs, fluconazole, mintop 2% which recommended by 1mg specialist doctor. Before this i was taken finestroide, mnx but i stop these since 4 months. Is it possible to regain hair
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take aamalki rasayan 1 spoon twice, hair bac cap 2 cap0 twice with water, appl;y bhring raj oil
Hair problem hair loss full hair loss
Dr. Preeti Chhabra
Dermatology
You need detoxification therapy
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FAQs

Q. Is the hair growth by MNX 5 Solution treatment permanent?

You have to continue applying MNX 5 Solution for continued hair growth. If you stop using MNX 5 Solution, the regrown hair may disappear after 3-4 months and balding or hair loss may restart.

Q. How long does it take to see results with MNX 5 Solution?

Since hair growth is a slow process, it may take some time before you see new hair growth after starting the treatment with MNX 5 Solution. You need to use MNX 5 Solution for 4 months to see its effects.

Q. Do I need to wash my hair every day when using MNX 5 Solution?

No, it is not required to shampoo your hair every day before applying MNX 5 Solution. However, if you shampoo your hair, make sure your scalp is dry before using MNX 5 Solution.

Q. How often should MNX 5 Solution be applied?

The general recommendation is that MNX 5 Solution should be used twice daily. Follow your doctor's instructions and take it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor.

Q. Can MNX 5 Solution be used for beard growth?

No, MNX 5 Solution should not be used for beard growth. It is indicated only for growth of hair on scalp in patients with a family history of hair loss.

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