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Tugain 5% Solution


Overview

Uses of Tugain Solution

Tugain 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.

Tugain Solution side effects

Common
  • Application site irritation
  • Itching
  • Headache

How to use Tugain Solution

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

How Tugain Solution works

Tugain 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.

Tugain Solution related warnings

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

If you miss a dose of Tugain 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 Tugain 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 Tugain 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 Tugain 5% Solution is working.
  • Take care that Tugain 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. Tugain 5% Solution may not work for everyone.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tugain

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I have thin and scanty hair due to heredity. Tried alot of oils and shampoos to increase the hair growth, but no lasting effect.My hair looks bald from top. Please suggest good hair oil and shampoo and any medicine(without side effects) to increase my hair growth and add volume to my hair.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Take Tab. Keraglo Eva once daily for 3 months.Increase protein diet& green leafy vegetables.Anaphase Shampoo / VICHY DERCOS Energising (Anti- Hair Loss) Shampoo.If Bald Patches:- Tugain 5% Solution for application 1ml at night for one month.
Hair loss in beard area since 2 month
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Tab. Hautvit Forte once daily for 3 months.Increase protein diet& green leafy vegetables.Blood Test- Haemoglobin, Thyroid.If Bald Patches:- Tugain 5% Solution for application 1ml at night for one month.
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User Feedback


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

The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
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