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When should i apply minoxidil after dermaroller


This is one of the most used medication for hair loss. According to dermatologist medication and treatment should go always go hand and hand. When we talk about medication, this is one of the US FDA approved medication, which is widely used. This medication most patients use, without dermatologist prescription and then they encounter with so many side effects. Make sure don’t follow any medication blindly without dermatologist concern. Minoxidil is having different %, (from 2% to 10 %) depending on the patient’s hair condition only should be used. No overdosage of the medication should be used, without your doctor’s consultation.

During pregnancy this medication should not be prescribed, make sure if you see a dermatologist you need to inform them about it. Initially, the doctor starts with low % of these medications, but as you progress with the result then your dermatologist may increase the medication dosage.

Can I apply Minoxidil without consulting Dermatologist?

There are few common side effects of Minoxidil are:

  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Swelling
  • Nausea
  • A headache
  • Breast tenderness


Minoxidil Shedding period

It is seen people panic when they experience the shedding period hair loss, because of which they stop using this medication. It’s completely wrong to stop suddenly this medication without your dermatologist knowledge. In shedding period the weak and dead hairs fall down and then new hairs grew back. You need to understand that your hair will grow in complete cyclic order and hair has to pass each stage and it see on the surface. After minoxidil usage, it takes 4 months to see results.

In this hair loss process, dermaroller plays a very important part role to improve the hair quality and gives good blood circulation to the scalp. This minute needles puncture the roots of the hair follicles and help to grow new hairs. While using derma roller makes sure you always sterilize it every time. A single derma roller can be used for 3 months only.

Minoxidil and dermaroller together:
After application of minoxidil within 30 mins, you can use derma roller for better absorption of the medication to give effective hair regrowth.

Make sure you checked your dermatologist and accordingly follow the same.

How to use Minoxidil & Dermaroller together?


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