Minoxidil
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Minoxidil?

(mi NOKS i dil)

• This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

• This medicine is used to treat hair loss. It may take 4 months to see the full effect.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you are taking this medicine and have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider before using over-the-counter products that may increase blood pressure. These include cough or cold remedies, diet pills, stimulants, ibuprofen or like products, and certain natural products or supplements.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

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