Do not worry when you hear about the side effects of Minoxidil. Minoxidil may have side effects but these side effects are very minor. Some may involve etiologies and most is just simple reactions. These simple reactions may be the cause of not following what is being instructed when using this treatment. Some side effects caused by not following instructions may be serious enough and that you need to seek for doctor’s advice.
It is always advisable to know if you are allergic to any substance before using it. That is why it is highly recommended to visit your doctor before using Minoxidil. But remember that Minoxidil can be bought even without the prescription of the doctor but always follows the instructions and guidelines in the label.
Some men may have allergic reactions after using Minoxidil. This is a very common reason for people who cannot take the consequence of this medicine. These side or bad effects of any treatment or medicine can be prevented if we are very careful with what we take or apply. There are various tests you can go through to test how sensitive your body is to any treatment or medicine. The result of these tests may help us be aware of what not to use and what to use.
Minoxidil is used topically. It is to be applied to scalp which is affected by hair loss. Unpleasant but minor reactions are very common to men and women who are using this treatment. Some of these unpleasant reactions are intense itching, excessive redness of the skin due to inflammation and other uncomfortable skin conditions. Always seek for doctor’s advice when you feel uncomfortable reactions when using Minoxidil.
Some effects of this treatment may be the feeling of burning sensation on the affected area. This may also affect the eyes when the application reaches your eyes so be sure to be very careful when applying it. Others may not have any side effects after the application and others may have so be very careful and consult your doctor first before using.
Our face is one of the most sensitive part of our body area so be sure not to spill any application onto the face. Apply only those very gentle substances onto your face and do not apply Minoxidil for this may harm your face.
If you accidentally spill some Minoxidil application onto your face, be sure to wash it immediately and consult your doctor if you have observed swelling of your face area where the spill occurs.
One of the most important points to remember is that after applying Minoxidil onto your scalp, do not stay into the heat of the sun because this may give you sunburns. And never apply Minoxidil to scalp areas where there is wound or cuts.
Some men and women who use Minoxidil may experience side effects of this treatment with more than just the irritation of the skin. This medicine may affect the nerves of our body which is connected with our sense of touch. If you are very sensitive with the composition of Minoxidil, you may feel very energetic after using this treatment or it may intoxicate you.
This treatment may also be effective in the armpit. Therefore, be sure that you only applied this treatment to your scalp and not to any other body parts which generates hair like the armpit. But rest assured that Minoxidil doesn’t work on any other body parts aside from those body parts that produces a lot of hairs just like the scalp and arm pit.
Just like any other treatment or medicine, if you have observed that you are uncomfortable with the effects that Minoxidil is giving you then discontinue using it. The side effects will be gone after the suspension of this treatment.