Hairgain Spray contains minoxidil, which belongs to a group of medicines known as vasodilators, which affects the scalp to help hair grow in the bald area, and is used to treat common baldness, which is related to age or genetics. The effect of the drug in hair regrowth appears after about 4 months of regular use.
You must make sure with your doctor that this baldness is natural and is not due to health disorders. This medicine is used for adults from 18 to 65 years old. Some people cannot use this medicine; Therefore, please seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist before use.
You should not use Hairgain spray if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of the medicine: You should stop using Hairgain if any symptoms indicate an allergic reaction to the components of the medicine, and these symptoms include: skin rash, swelling of the face and lips, shortness of breath, Hoarseness, difficulty swallowing. For people who are allergic, even a small amount of the drug (one or two doses) may cause an allergic reaction, which is often minor and less bothersome. Drug allergy cannot be predicted because allergic reactions occur after a person uses a drug. A mild allergic reaction can be treated with an antihistamine.
Hairgain spray should not be used if you suffer from uncontrolled high blood pressure, or if you are taking medicines to treat blood pressure: Hairgain spray can lead to episodes of high pressure, do not use this medicine without medical supervision if you suffer from high blood pressure .
It is forbidden to use Hairgain spray with conditions that affect the scalp (such as psoriasis, sunburn), and you should not use Hairgain spray if you have shaved the scalp (the head is not covered with hair), and the head should not be covered after applying Hairgain solution to the scalp .
Hairgain spray should not be used if you are under 18 or over 65 years old. It is also forbidden to use this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Do not use Hairgain spray on the scalp at the same time with other topical medications for the scalp.
Before using the Hairgain spray, you should consult your doctor in the following cases:
- if you are not sure about the health of the scalp.
- if you are not sure about the cause of hair loss.
Other important information
This medicine is flammable, so keep the package and its contents away from flammable resources during use, or when storing or discarding the package after use.
Do not dry your hair with a hair dryer after using the Hairgain spray.
The effect of the drug appears in hair regrowth after 4 months, and the new hair may be light and similar to children’s hair. Hair does not grow completely in some people, and if the hair does not grow within 12 months, stop using Hairgain spray and consult a doctor.
Hairgain spray contains inactive ingredients such as propylene glycol and alcohol: Propylene glycol may cause skin irritation (such as rash, redness or itching). Alcohol may cause burning and irritation of the eyes, broken skin, or the lining of the mouth, throat or nose. If Hairgain solution comes into contact with the eyes, broken skin, or the lining of the mouth, throat or nose, rinse with sufficient cool water.
If you are taking or using other medicines: before using this medicine, you must tell your doctor about any other medicine you are taking, especially the following:
- Drugs (such as steroids, vitamin A (tretinoin), dithranol or drugs of petroleum origin) or applying a cap directly to the scalp (as it increases the absorption of minoxidil and exacerbates the side effects).
- Medicines used to treat high blood pressure.
How To Use Hairgain
Clean and dry the scalp completely before use.
From the age of 18 to 65 years: An appropriate amount (8 sprays equivalent to 1 ml) is placed on the balding area twice daily. Do not use the medicine more than twice in 24 hours to avoid increasing the possibility of side effects.
Hairgain spray should not be used by adults under 18 years of age, or by adults 66 and over.
The use of Hairgain Spray is limited to the scalp only. Massage or rub the scalp with fingertips, then wash hands thoroughly with soap and water.
Do not use more than the recommended amount. It should be taken into account not to wash the hair until at least an hour after using the spray.
If you forget to use the medicine, use it as soon as you remember. Do not use more than needed to make up for the forgotten dose or do not use the medicine more than twice in 24 hours, you must continue to use Hairgain to maintain hair growth.
If you stop using the medicine, any new hair will fall out after 3 to 4 months.
If you have used more of the medicine or swallowed some of the medicine: Consult your doctor at once.
If any of the side effects occur, stop using the Hairgain spray and consult your doctor at once:
- Persistent scalp irritation (e.g redness, itching)
- Chest pain, fast heartbeat, swelling of the hands or feet, low blood pressure.
- fatigue, dizziness
- Sudden weight gain of unknown cause.
- Changes in the color or nature of the new hair.
- Facial hair growth.
- Existing hair loss during the first to sixth week of treatment. This naturally decreases after another two weeks of treatment and is related to the loss of old hair as new hair grows. If hair loss continues, consult a doctor.
- Redness, itching, dryness or flaking of the scalp.
- Increased hair loss.
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