Content Details
Information on this page was last modified on : 2021/05/17 5:14:30 PM

MINOXY 2% Lotion 60ml

Minoxidil:2% | Other dermatologicals

Manufactured / Marketed By : Danas Product Form : LotionPack Size : 60mlIngredients : Minoxidil:2%Generic Category : Other dermatologicals

How it works

MINOXY 2% Lotion 60ml is a potassium channel opener, causing hyperpolarization of cell membranes. Theoretically, by widening blood vessels and opening potassium channels, it allows more oxygen, blood, and nutrients to the follicles.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for MINOXY 2% Lotion 60ml

  • Irregular heartbeat severe
  • Weight gain severe
  • Chest pain severe
  • Shortness of breath severe
  • Redness of skin
  • Swelling of feet or lower legs
  • Tingling of hands and feet
  • Eye irritation
  • Increase hair growth on face, arms and back
  • Breast tenderness
  • Headache

Uses of MINOXY 2% Lotion 60ml

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension

    This medicine is used to treat an increase in the blood pressure caused by genetic and/or environmental factors.

  • Alopecia

    This medicine is used to prevent hair loss in males.


Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 hour after an oral dose and 4 to 5 hours after topical application.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 1 to 5 days.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is known to excreted through breast milk. This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to MINOXY 2% Lotion 60ml .

  • Pheochromocytoma

    Not recommended in patients with condition Pheochromocytoma.


Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is known to excreted through breast milk. This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Congestive heart failure

    This medicine may cause fluid accumulation and may increase the risk of congestive heart failure. Therefore, it should be taken in combination with loop diuretics to prevent fluid accumulation. Monitoring of body weight and heart function is necessary.

  • Mlignant hypertension

    This medicine may lower the blood pressure than required. Therefore, patients with high blood pressure should be treated with this medicine in the hospital setting. Close monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. Any signs of low blood pressure should be reported to the doctor immediately.

  • Scalp irritation

    This medicine is not recommended in patients with severe scalp irritation or any known allergy to alcohol or propylene glycol.

  • Androgenic alopecia in men

    This medicine is only recommended in males for the treatment of alopecia androgenetica. It is not recommended if hair loss due to other causes.

  • Unwanted hair growth

    This medicine may cause the unwanted growth of hair on face, arms and back. The patient should be counseled about this unwanted hair growth and advised to inform the doctor if the condition worsen.

  • Temporary shedding of hair

    This medicine may cause temporary shedding of hair at the beginning of the treatment. This shedding is due to the growth of new hair at the place of old hair and subsidies in a couple of weeks. The treatment should be discontinued if the shedding persists.


  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.


Interaction with Medicines
  • Alprazolam moderate
  • Corticosteroids moderate
  • Guanethidine severe

General Instructions

Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed. The topical solution should be taken on the same time every day for 3 to 4 months to see the hair growth. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness


Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver MINOXY 2% Lotion 60ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

Want to share this information?
Something doesn't feel right ?

Questions and Answers

There are no questions yet. Be the first to ask a question about this product.

Only registered users are eligible to enter questions


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “MINOXY 2% Lotion 60ml”
Shopping Cart