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Kan man ta Minoxidil som kvinna

Can I take Minoxidil as a woman?

Yes, Minoxidil is used to treat hair loss and thinning hair in both men and women.

The makers of Minoxidil recommend Minoxidil 2 percent for women.

In exceptional cases, doctors may prescribe Minoxidil 5% if used under their supervision.

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Kan man ta Minoxidil som kvinna

What is Minoxidil?

In the past, Minoxidil was used as a medicinein tablet form to treat high blood pressure. When it was noticed that people treated with Minoxidil had excessive hair growth (hypertrichosis), Minoxidil also began to be used to stimulate hair growth.

Today, the drug is available in hair mousse, liquid and tablet form and is sold as a treatment for male and female hair loss.

The amount of Minoxidil absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream is usually so small that it does not cause any internal side effects.

Kan man ta Minoxidil som kvinna

What results can be expected from Minoxidil as a woman?

It is difficult to predict what results you will get from using Minoxidil. However, 19% of women who have used Minoxidil for at least eight months report moderate regrowth. 40% reported minimal regrowth.

We recommend PRP treatment in the first instance to kick-start hair growth as a woman. Our PRP treatment is an all-natural treatment that slows hair loss and stimulates hair growth.

Want to find out how PRP treatment can help you? Come in for a free consultation where we’ll examine your hair and decide together if the treatment is right for you.

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Frequently asked questions about Minoxidil

How long should Minoxidil be used?

Usually, continuous use twice a day for at least two months is required before the effect is noticeable. In some cases, however, it may take longer.

If no effect is seen within eight months, treatment should be discontinued. For optimal effect, it is recommended to use Minoxidilevery day.

What happens when you stop taking Minoxidil?

As with PRP treatments, you need to continue Minoxidil treatments continuously for the best possible results.

If you stop using Minoxidil, the increase in hair growth caused by the medication may fall off within 3-4 months and you will revert to the hair growth you had before treatment.

Where to buy Minoxidil?

MinoxidilOrifarm is available over the counter at pharmacies.

However, we recommend that you come to us for a consultation or talk to a doctor, pharmacist or nurse before starting treatment with the medicine.

Is Minoxidil dangerous?

Minoxidilhas no known serious side effects.

The main side effect of using Minoxidil is that it can cause an increase in blood pressure. If you already have high blood pressure, we advise against its use.

Is Minoxidil available without a prescription?

Yes, Minoxidilis an over-the-counter medicine.

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