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Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free

Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free is a combination medicine used in the treatment of hair loss. It works by increasing blood flow to the hair follicles which further prevents hair loss and stimulates re-growth resulting in longer, thicker and increased numbers of hair.

Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free 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 several months before you notice any hair growth and the first growth may be soft, colorless and barely visible. Using more than recommended will not speed up hair growth and may cause dangerous side effects. This medication must be used continuously to maintain hair growth. If your condition does not improve or worsens after using it for 4 to 6 months, tell your doctor.

It is generally safe and suitable for most people but has some potential side effects. The most common are headache, itching or irritation of the scalp. If this medicine gets into the bloodstream it can cause side effects related to low blood pressure such as chest pain, rapid heartbeat, dizziness, swollen hands, and feet. This should not happen if you use it correctly and avoid contact with broken skin. If you get it in your eyes, mouth or broken skin, rinse thoroughly with plenty of water. Talk to your doctor if you are bothered by side effects or they do not go away.

It should not be used by pregnant women. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding mother. It may 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 are using other creams or lotions to treat other scalp conditions.

Uses of Hair Growth Solution

Side effects of Hair Growth 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 Hair Growth

  • Dermatitis
  • Excessive hair growth on face
  • Headache
  • Itching

How to use Hair Growth Solution

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

How Hair Growth Solution works

Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free is a combination of two medicines: Minoxidil and Finasteride, which treats hair loss. Minoxidil is a vasodilator, meaning it widens the blood vessels and provides better blood flow to the hair follicles. This prevents hair loss and stimulates re-growth resulting in longer, thicker and increased numbers of hair. Finasteride is a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor. It blocks the production of a male hormone in the scalp that stops hair growth, thereby reversing the balding process and preventing further hair loss.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free has been prescribed for the treatment of hair loss.
  • Wash your hands before and after application.
  • It should only be applied directly to the scalp area. If Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free 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 Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free or use a 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 medicine is working.
  • Take care that Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free does not trickle down onto your face as it may cause undesirable facial hair growth.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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I have been using hair4u 5% lotion since 2 yrs but couldnt see any improvement in hair growth. Yes, hairfall has stopped but need hairgrowth. What can be done? This is the presciption suggested by doctor Hair length is good but needed a good hair growth again.
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Dermatology
Hair growth needs proper nutritious diet and stress free life dear
hair loss slow growth of hair.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
For Hairfall- Tab. Keraglo Men once daily for 3 months.Qilib Men Solution 6-8 sprays once daily. Increase Protein Diet. Green Leafy Vegetables.Anaphase Shampoo. Test- Hemoglobin, Thyroid Function Test.
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FAQs

Q. Can Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free be used in females?

No, Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free should never be used in females. Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free is a combination of two medicines, namely, minoxidil and finasteride. As per the guidelines of FDA, women can only use minoxidil 2% to treat hair loss. So, it is better to avoid the use of this combination medicine in women until and unless advised by the doctor.

Q. Can I blow-dry my hair after applying Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free?

No, you should not blow-dry your hair after applying Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free. You may use the blow-dryer once you have washed your hair. But, it is advised to wait for at least 4 hours before washing or blow-drying your hair, as it will reduce the effectiveness of the medicine.

Q. Will taking a higher than the recommended dose of Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free will not be more effective. Moreover, it can result in over-absorption of the medicine into the body and cause unwanted side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. How will I know if Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free is working for me?

You will notice that your hair loss will gradually decrease. Also, you will be able to notice new hair growth that is soft and lighter in colour than the rest of your hair. Over time, this new hair will blend in with the rest of your hair.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Oaknet's Hair Growth Topical Solution Alcohol Free?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Hu R, Xu F, Sheng Y. Combined treatment with oral finasteride and topical minoxidil in male androgenetic alopecia: A randomized and comparative study in Chinese patients. Dermatologic Therapy. 2015;28(5):303-308. [Accessed 27 Feb. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Tugain Men Solution (Minoxidil + Finasteride) [Prescribing Information]. CiplaMed; 2017. [Accessed 27 Feb. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link

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