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Regaine 5% Solution


Overview

Uses of Regaine Solution

Regaine 5% Solution is used in the treatment of hair loss. It is most effective in treating hereditary hair loss or thinning at the top of the scalp, not in front.

Regaine Solution side effects

Common
  • Application site irritation
  • Itching
  • Headache

How to use Regaine Solution

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

How Regaine Solution works

Regaine 5% Solution is a vasodilator. It works by widening 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.

Regaine Solution related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Regaine 5% Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, 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
Regaine 5% 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 Regaine Solution?

If you miss a dose of Regaine 5% 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.

Alternate Brands

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

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Regaine

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Having hair loss from top of head .what natural remedy can be done or any special shampoo can be used
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Use 5 % regaine l1otion - 1ml twice daily over the dry scalp for 3months minimum . Wash off ur fingers after application.
Excessive hairfall with visible hair loss pattern in frontal portion. I tested under normal for vitamin d 25 hydroxy (9.35 ng/ml) and vitamin b12 (166.8 pg/ml)
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Use 5 % regaine lotion - apply 1ml twice daily over the dry scalp Wash off ur fingers after application Continue for 4months
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can I apply Regaine to wet hair?

No, it is not recommended to apply Regaine on wet hair. Let your hair dry completely before applying Regaine.

Q. How frequent can I wash my hair with a shampoo while I am using Regaine?

You can wash your hair every day with a shampoo even if you are using Regaine. However, do not wash your hair within four hours of applying this medicine.

Q. Does Regaine stimulate the growth of a beard?

Regaine is not indicated to use for beard growth. It is only used on scalp for hair growth in the patients with a family history of hair loss.

Q. What type of shampoo should I use?

You should use a mild shampoo which should be able to clean your scalp, but it should not be hard on your hair.

Q. Can I use hair spray or gel while using Regaine?

Yes, you may use your regular hair spray or gel when using Regaine. However, apply Regaine first and let your hair dry before using other hair products. Try to keep a gap of 4 hours between the application of Regaine and other hair products.

Q. What if I miss a dose of Regaine?

Missing a single dose would not affect your hair growth. Take Regaine as soon you as remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Johnson & Johnson Private Limited., 501 Arena Space, Behind Majas Bus Depot, Off Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road, Jogeshwari (E), Mumbai 400 060
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