Minokem

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Minokem Products

Minokem Products are primarily used for

About Minokem Products

Uses of Minokem Products

Minoxidil is used in the treatment of Hair loss and Hypertension (high blood pressure). It is most effective in treating hereditary hair loss or thinning at the top of the scalp, not in front. Rarely, it may be used to treat high blood pressure.

Minokem Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Minokem are Edema (swelling), Excessive hair growth on face, Hair discoloration, Increased heart rate.

How Minokem Products work

Minoxidil is a potassium channel opener. Its vasodilation action expands the blood vessels to promote blood flow, thereby decreasing blood pressure to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). The topical application of Minoxidil on your scalp helps in increasing blood flow through the vasodilation process. This increased blood flow provides more nutrition and oxygen to the hair follicle, which prevents hair cell death and also enhances new hair growth. This is how it works to treat your hair loss (alopecia).

Patient Concerns about Minokem Products

Frequently asked questions about Minokem Products

Frequently asked questions about Minoxidil

Q. Is the hair growth by Minokem 5% Spray treatment permanent?
You have to continue applying Minokem 5% Spray for continued hair growth. If you stop using Minokem 5% Spray, the regrown hair may disappear after 3-4 months and balding or hair loss may restart.
Q. Can Minokem 5% Spray cause weight gain?
Yes, Minokem 5% Spray can cause your weight to increase. Exercise regularly and take a balanced diet that includes whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables and fat-free products to manage your weight. You may also consult with a dietician to get a diet plan that suits you best.
Q. How long does it take to see results with Minokem 5% Spray?
Since hair growth is a slow process, it may take some time before you see new hair growth after starting the treatment with Minokem 5% Spray. You need to use Minokem 5% Spray for 4 months to see its effects.
Q. Do I need to wash my hair every day when using Minokem 5% Spray?
No, it is not required to shampoo your hair every day before applying Minokem 5% Spray. However, if you shampoo your hair, make sure your scalp is dry before using Minokem 5% Spray.
Q. How often should Minokem 5% Spray be applied?
The general recommendation is that Minokem 5% Spray should be used twice daily. Follow your doctor's instructions and take it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor.
Q. Can Minokem 5% Spray be used for beard growth?
No, Minokem 5% Spray should not be used for beard growth. It is indicated only for growth of hair on scalp in patients with a family history of hair loss.

Products for Minokem

Minokem 5% Spray
bottle of 60 ml Spray
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
580
Not Available
Minokem 2% Spray
packet of 60 ml Spray
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
289
Not Available

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