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ROOTZ 5% SOLUTION

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Rs.402.86for 1 bottle(s) (60 ML solution each)
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Composition FOR ROOTZ

Minoxidil Topical(5%)

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Rootz 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Rootz 5% solution is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR ROOTZ

Minoxidil Topical(5%)

Uses

Rootz 5% solution is used in the treatment of hair loss

How it works

Rootz 5% solution works by widening blood vessels and opening potassium channels, it allows more oxygen, blood, and nutrients to the follicle.

Common side effects

Headache, Allergic reaction, Skin rash, Chest pain, Edema, Dermatitis, Abnormal hair growth on a women face and body

COMMON DOSAGE FOR ROOTZ 5% SOLUTION

Patients taking ROOTZ 5% SOLUTION

  • 100%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR ROOTZ

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  • MX-5 TOPICAL SOLUTION
    (60 ML solution in bottle)
    Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
    Rs. 9.80/ML of solution
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    Rs. 588
    pay 46% more per ML of solution
  • ROOTZ-M5 SOLUTION
    (60 ML solution in bottle)
    Apple Therapeutics Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 7.35/ML of solution
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    Rs. 441
    pay 9% more per ML of solution
  • PILOMIN(PAL) 5% SOLUTION
    (60 ML solution in bottle)
    Palsons Derma
    Rs. 7/ML of solution
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    Rs. 420
    pay 4% more per ML of solution
  • BIOMINOX 5% SOLUTION
    (100 ML solution in bottle)
    Merck Ltd
    Rs. 7.48/ML of solution
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    Rs. 748.18
    pay 11% more per ML of solution
  • GREWIT 5% SOLUTION
    (60 ML solution in bottle)
    Kivi Labs Ltd
    Rs. 7.92/ML of solution
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    Rs. 475
    pay 18% more per ML of solution

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Expert advice FOR ROOTZ

  • Consult your doctor before using minoxidil topical, if you are not sure whether your hair loss is hereditary, hair loss cause is unknown, or it is sudden and unexpected, hair loss is due to child birth or drug treatment, have total baldness or complete loss of all body hair, have any condition that affects your scalp, including sunburn and psoriasis, have a shaved scalp, or red, inflamed, irritated or painful scalp.
  • Inform your doctor before using minoxidil topical if you have heart problems (you may feel breathless, wheezy or tired and your ankles may swell up) or if you have ever had chest pain or heart attack.
  • Do not use the topical application while smoking, or near any naked flame or strong heat source as the solution is flammable.
  • Stop minoxidil topical use and consult your doctor immediately if you experience side effects related to low blood pressure such as chest pain, rapid heart rate, fainting, dizziness, swollen hands and feet and redness of the scalp.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to minoxidil or any of its ingredients. 
  • Adolescents under 18 years and elderly above 65 years of age.
  • Patients suffering from cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart beat) or high blood pressure caused by hormones from a tumor (pheochromocytoma), usually near the kidneys.
 

Frequently asked questions FOR ROOTZ

Minoxidil Topical

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Does minoxidil topical cause acne?
Yes, minoxidil topical may cause acne in some individuals. If you experience any such side-effect, please consult your doctor

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Is minoxidil topical effective for hair growth/regrowth?
Yes, minoxidil topical is effective in hair growth/regrowth for patients with hereditary hair loss. However, each patient may respond differently to minoxidil treatment for hair growth

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Is minoxidil topical effective for frontal baldness?
Minoxidil topical is effective in hair growth for patients with hereditary hair loss, hence minoxidil may be useful in frontal baldness. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use

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Does minoxidil topical stimulate the growth of a beard?
Minoxidil topical is used only on the scalp for hair growth in patients with hereditary hair loss. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use

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Is minoxidil topical a steroid?
No, minoxidil topical is not a steroid.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)