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Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml

Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml

Manufacturer/Marketer

GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICAL LTD

Consume Type

TOPICAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Apr-24

About Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml

Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml belongs to a class of drug used to treat alopecia (hair loss). It stimulates hair growth and slows down the process of balding. It is used to promote hair growth in androgenetic alopecia (male pattern hair loss). Alopecia is the thinning or loss of hair on the scalp or any part of the body. Androgenetic alopecia is the permanent hair loss from the scalp that causes baldness.

Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml consists of Minoxidil and Aminexil. Minoxidil is a vasodilator that widens the blood vessels and opens potassium channels. This vasodilation process helps provide oxygen, blood, and nutrients to the hair follicles, thereby preventing the hair cell death and promoting new hair growth. Aminexil is a potassium channel opener that suppresses an enzyme responsible for the build-up of collagen around the hair follicles.

Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml should only be applied directly to the scalp area in the desired amount and in the way specified on the label. Some common side effects include application site irritation, itching, and headache. These side effects usually do not require medical attention and gradually resolve during the treatment. If you experience any other symptoms you think may be due to this medication, please consult your doctor or pharmacist for further advice.

Let your doctor know if you’re allergic to this medicine or any of its components. Avoid contact this medication with nose, mouth, eyes or broken, irritated skin as it may irritate. In case comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. Avoid smoking or going near naked flames when you have applied this medicine since it can catch fire and burn easily. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult a doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml

Treatment of Alopecia (hair loss)

Key Benefits

Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml consists of Minoxidil and Aminexil. Minoxidil is a vasodilator that widens the blood vessels and opens potassium channels. This vasodilation process helps provide oxygen, blood, and nutrients to the hair follicles. This process of supplying oxygen and nutrients to the hair cell prevents its death and stimulates hair growth. Aminexil is a potassium channel opener that suppresses an enzyme responsible for the build-up of collagen around the hair follicles.

Directions for Use

Your doctor will advise the appropriate dosage depending on your hair loss condition. Make sure your hair and scalp are dry before you apply Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml. Check the label for directions before using Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml. Generally,it comes with a spray pump applicator. Aim the pump towards the bald areas of the scalp and pump it once. Then, spread the solution evenly with your fingertips. Repeat 5 times to apply one ml solution. Leave your hair for at least for an hour after using Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml on the scalp. Avoid breathing in the spray mist and wash your hands thoroughly after application.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml

  • Excessive hair growth
  • Headache
  • Skin irritation
  • Itching, and dermatitis (itchy inflammation of the skin)

Drug Warnings

Tell your doctor before using Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml if you have a history of liver disease and urinary obstruction (blockage of urine flow). Do not use the topical form of Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml, if you have high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease or cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythms), sunburn, and psoriasis. When applied on abrasion, sunburn, and psoriasis, Minoxidil in Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml can cause sodium and water retention, angina (chest pain), pericardial effusion (fluid around the heart), and other heart problems. Let your doctor know if your allergic to Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml or any of its components, such as propylene glycol and ethanol (alcohol). Avoid contact of topical Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml with nose, mouth, eyes or broken, irritated skin as it may irritate. In case Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. If you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding mother, Please consult a doctor before using Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml. Avoid smoking or going near naked flames when you have applied the Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml since it can catch fire and burn easily. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: No interactions found.

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Please tell your doctor before taking this medication if you have heart disease, renal failure/dialysis, hair loss associated with childbirth, or hair loss is sudden and/or patchy.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Avoid overusing styling tools like blow dryers, curling rods, and chemical dying, which can cause loss of natural hair oils and cause hair fall.
  • Regular oiling helps in the blood circulation of the scalp and nourishes the roots.
  • Washing your hair twice a week with a good shampoo and conditioner can also improve your hair fall.
  • Practise yoga and meditation to control your stress, which is the greatest enemy of hair fall.

Special Advise

  • Get your regular medical examinations done to keep a check on your hormonal profile (androgen) and nutritional deficiencies that cause hair fall. 
  • It is advised to timely monitor your hormonal and vitamin D profiles, which can affect your hair loss.
  • Do not use Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml for people less than 18 years of age. 
  • Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml is inflammable in nature so try to keep away from fire. 

Disease/Condition Glossary

Androgenetic alopecia: It is also known as male or female pattern baldness. In male-pattern baldness, hair loss occurs on the top and front of the head. On the other hand, in female pattern baldness, thinning occurs on the top and crown of the head. This condition is usually genetic in nature or mediated by the excessive secretion of the androgen dihydrotestosterone in both genders. 

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Alcohol

Safe if prescribed

No interaction found or established. However, you are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while using this medication.

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Pregnancy

Caution

This medication is a pregnancy category C drug and may be unsafe to use during pregnancy since it may have harmful effects on the unborn baby (foetus). So, please consult your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant or already pregnant before starting this medication.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

It is not known if this medication passes into the breast milk and harms a baby during breastfeeding. Please consult the doctor before using this medication if you are a nursing mother.

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Driving

Caution

This medication may cause dizziness and affect your ability to drive and operate machines. Do not drive until you are focused and mentally alert while undergoing treatment with this medication.

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Liver

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases or hepatic impairment. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing this medication.

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Kidney

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing this medication.

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Children

Unsafe

This medication is not recommended for use in children under 12 years of age.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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FAQs

You may notice some hair shedding during the initial 2-6 weeks of treatment with Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml. Hair loss gradually stops after 2 weeks of treatment. However, if it persists more than 2 weeks, immediately stop using and consult your doctor.
Hair growth is a slow process, and it usually takes four months to see the best results of Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml.
Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml is for the scalp (topical) area only and not for other parts of the body. If the medicine gets into your eyes, nose or mouth, immediately rinse or wash with cold water. Do not blow-dry your scalp after using Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml. Besides this, try not to apply the topical form on the shaved, wound, cut area, inflamed, burn infected, irritated or painful parts of scalp skin. Keep it away from the fire.
Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml is for scalp use only, and please do not apply it on your face. If it gets in contact with any other body areas, rinse with water thoroughly.
It is not required to wash your hair daily after applying Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml. However, it is better to wash it with shampoo daily. But, make sure your hair is dry and keep at least 4 hours gap before washing hair with shampoo.
Use of Hair 4U 2% Solution 60 ml is not recommended for beard growth. It is only prescribed for hair loss and thinning of the hairs on the scalp.

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