Tugain 5% Foam


Overview

Uses of Tugain Foam
Tugain 5% Foam is used in the treatment of hair loss.
Tugain Foam side effects
Common
  • Application site irritation
  • Itching
  • Headache
How to use Tugain Foam
This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
How Tugain Foam works
Tugain 5% Foam 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.
Tugain Foam related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tugain 5% Foam 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
Tugain 5% 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 Tugain Foam?
If you miss a dose of Tugain 5% 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

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Expert Advice

  • Minoxidil tablets may make you feel drowzy or dizzy when you stand up; particularly when you first start treatment or your dose is increased. If affected do not drive or operate machines.
  • Do not take minoxidil either oral or topical application if you are allergic to minoxidil or any other ingredients of the medicine.
  • Consult your Doctor before you start taking minoxidil orally If  you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, or breast feeding. 
  • Consult your doctor immediately and stop taking minoxidil, if you develop discomfort in your chest any time after starting minoxidil.
  • Do not use the topical application while smoking, or near any naked flame or strong heat source. Also, avoid exposure of the container and contents to naked flames during use, storage and disposal as the solution is flammable.
  • Do not use minoxidil hair solution on red, inflamed, irritated or painful scalp.
  • Do not use minoxidil hair solution if you are using other cream, lotions or ointments on your scalp.
  • Do not exceed the recommended use. Exceeding the recommended dose will not re-grow your hair any more quickly and you have an increased likelihood of getting side-effects.
  • Consult your doctor and inform him before using minoxidil if you are using medicines such as dithranol or petrolatum for psoriasis, tretinoin for acne and corticosteroids (bethmethasone dipropionate) for other skin disorders.
  • Stop 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tugain

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I am using tugain 5 for last couple of weeks. For last couple of days, I see itching and dandruff
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
For Use SCALPE LOTION - thrice weekly on alternate days kip it for 1-2 mins during bath over wet scalp and wash off .continue for 6wks
Sir am using Tugain 10% with Finax 1mg for baldness for last 3 months. But still getting hairfall and baldness. Any medication?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take hair bac capsule 2 cap twice, apply bhringraj oil, use mild herbal shampoo for washing
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FAQs

Q. Is minoxidil safe?
Minoxidil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is minoxidil available in India?
Yes, minoxidil is available in India with various trade names
Q. Does minoxidil cause acne?
Yes, minoxidil may cause acne in some individuals
Q. Does minoxidil cause headache?
Yes, headache is a very common side effect of minoxidil
Q. Does minoxidil cause impotence?
There are no known effects of minoxidil on potency or sexual function in both men and women. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is minoxidil effective for hair growth/regrowth?
Yes, minoxidil is effective in hair growth/regrowth for patients with hereditary hair loss. However, each patient may respond differently to minoxidil treatment for hair growth
Q. Is minoxidil effective for frontal baldness?
Minoxidil 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
Q. Does minoxidil grow beard?
Minoxidil is used on the scalp for hair growth in patients with hereditary hair loss. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is minoxidil a steroid?
No, minoxidil is not a steroid
Q. Does minoxidil cause hair loss?
Yes, temporary hair loss during minoxidil treatment is possible.
Q. What is the difference between Tugain oral and minoxidil topical?
Tugain (oral) is used for the treatment of severe hypertension (high blood pressure) not responding to other antihypertensive drugs whereas minoxidil (topical) is used in the treatment of alopecia (hair loss).
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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