What is Regaine used for?
Regaine for Men is a medicine used to treat common hereditary hair loss in men aged 18-65 years. Regaine prevents further hair loss and helps with hair regrowth.
What causes hair loss in men?
Hair loss is a natural process that occurs all the time. In addition male pattern baldness is common. Hair loss can be a sign of an underlying condition. If you are loosing your hair in clumps or you develop bald patches, see your GP.
How does Regaine work?
The active ingredient in Regain is minoxidil which is thought to work by aiding the blood flow to the hair follicles on the scalp.
How do you use Regaine?
Always take this medication as it has been prescribed to you by your doctor or pharmacist.
Regaine for Men is for topical and external use only. It should only be applied directly to the scalp area.
Avoid breathing in the spray whilst applying to the scalp. Do not apply Regaine for Men to areas of the body other than the scalp. Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying the solution. Rinse other areas that have come into contact with the solution.
On a completely dry scalp and hair, apply a 1 ml dose to the total affected area twice daily using the best applicator for you. Leave at least 12 hours between each use and do not exceed 2 ml in a day.
How effective is it?
Regaine for Men works best in men with hair loss or thinning at the top of the scalp. Those who are younger, have been losing hair for a short period of time or have a small area of baldness are likely to experience the best results.
You are unlikely to benefit from Regaine for Men if you have been bald for many years or have a larger area of hair loss.
You may need to use Regaine for Men for 2 months before you see new hair growth.
When you stop using this medicine, the hair that has re-grown may disappear after 3-4 months and the balding / hair loss process will continue.