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Minoxidil

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Alopecia Agent Regaine Adult

Minoxidil - Handling

How should I handle Minoxidil safely?

Minoxidil - Storage

How should I store Minoxidil?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

How should I dispose of Minoxidil safely?

​Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.

Minoxidil - Additional Information

​The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:

  • Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Itchy skin rashes over your whole body 

In rare cases, Minoxidil can be absorbed into the skin and cause these side effects:

  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Headache
  • Fast/irregular heartbeat
  • Swelling of face, lips, hands or feet
  • Unusual weight gain

If you experience any of these symptoms, stop the medication and consult your doctor immediately.

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