Tugain 10 Foam (Minoxidil)
Active ingredient: Minoxidil
Packaging Type: 60ml bottle
Manufacturer : Cipla
Product Code: PR10304
What is Tugain 10 Foam?
Tufain 10% foam is a medicine prescribed for male pattern baldness. It stimulates the hair follicles and regenerates new hair. The 10% foam is easy to use and quick breaking formulation. The medicine may take few weeks to show its effect.
Class and Mechanism of Action
Tugain 10 Foam contains Minoxidil which is a vasodilator. It dilates the blood vessels supplying to the hair follicles. This increases the supply of blood and nutrients to them. It is also stipulated that it directly stimulates the epithelial cells of the hair follicles thus causing regrowth of hair.
Looking after your drug
Store it in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children. Keep it in its pack when not in use.
How to take Tugain 10 Foam?
Apply directly to the affected area as prescribed. Keep two applications at least 8 hours apart.
Half a capful twice in a day.
Consult your doctor right away.
If it is time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Don’t use this medicine in hair loss due to any other problems. Do not use if you are under 18 years of age. It is not meant for hair loss in females. Wash your hands thoroughly after every use.
Possible Side Effects
- Dizziness, headache
- Irregular heartbeat
- Itching, redness, burning or stinging at application site
- Weight gain
- Chest pain
When should Tugain 10 Foam not be used?
If the scalp is red, inflamed or infected, Allergy to the medicine, hypotension, cardiac anomalies
How long should you take Tugain 10 Foam?
As long as prescribed.