Overview

Uses of Tugain Gel

Tugain 5 Gel 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.

Tugain Gel side effects

Common
  • Application site irritation
  • Itching
  • Headache

How to use Tugain Gel

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Tugain Gel works

Tugain 5 Gel 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 Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tugain 5 Gel 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 Gel 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 Gel?

If you miss a dose of Tugain 5 Gel, 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

  • It should only be applied directly to the scalp area. If Tugain 5 Gel 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 Tugain 5 Gel 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 Tugain 5 Gel is working.
  • Take care that Tugain 5 Gel 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. Tugain 5 Gel may not work for everyone.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tugain

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Sir I have lost some part of my hair as shown in the attached picture 2 months ago. And as the days are passing by, it is growing bigger in Size. Please suggest me some medications.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Etaze cream/ Eczemate Cream/ Momate Cream once daily for 2 weeks.Tugain 5% Gel @ night for 1 month.Will take 3 months to respond completely
Hi doctor, I am a male of 25 years age. I am having light moustache and beard only. I want to make thick moustache and beard since my marriage is by april this year. Is there any medicine or oil for that. I am man with good quantity of body hair also. Kindly reply my query. Thanks and Regards, PATIENT
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
U can apply tugain 5% gel - once daily at bedtime for 3months only over the area u want beard not beyond thatWash ur finger after application
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FAQs

Q. Can I apply Tugain to wet hair?

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

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

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

Q. Does Tugain stimulate the growth of a beard?

Tugain 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 Tugain?

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

Q. What if I miss a dose of Tugain?

Missing a single dose would not affect your hair growth. Take Tugain 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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th Sep 2018.
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