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Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml

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Cipla Ltd

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About Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml belongs to the group of medications called vasodilator used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and alopecia (hair loss). Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml stimulates hair growth and slows down the process of balding. Hypertension is a chronic medical condition in which there is a high pressure of blood against the arteries walls (blood vessels). It is considered as an essential risk factor for cardiovascular (heart) diseases. On the other hand, Alopecia is the thinning or loss of hair on the scalp or any part of the body. 

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is a vasodilator that helps widen and relax the constricted blood vessels (due to high blood pressure) to promote blood flow, thereby reducing the high blood pressure. Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml, when used topically (on the head scalp) widens the blood vessels. It opens potassium channels which helps in providing sufficient oxygen, blood and nutrients to the hair follicles, thereby preventing the hair cell death and promoting new hair growth. 

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is available in oral and topical (for scalp) forms. The oral tablet form is used to treat hypertension and is recommended with other drugs to prevent side effects. The topical formulations of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml include solution, lotion, gel, shampoo, conditioner, serum, foam and spray. Along with its needed effects, Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml may sometimes produce unwanted effects. Some common side effects of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml include excessive hair growth, headache, skin irritation, dryness, redness, dizziness, chest pain, increased heartbeat and increased weight with fluid retention (oedema). 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 Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml, please consult your doctor or pharmacist for further advice.

Do not use the oral tablet form of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml to treat hair loss. Do not use a topical form of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml, if you have high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease or cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythms), sunburn and psoriasis. Do not apply the topical form of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml on shaved, inflamed, infected, irritated or painful scalp skin. Let your doctor know if you are having a history of pheochromocytoma (adrenal gland tumour), congestive heart failure (the heart doesn't normally pump blood), angina (chest pain), a recent heart attack, asthma, migraine and seizures (fits) before using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult the doctor before starting Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. 

Uses of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml

Hypertension, Alopecia (hair loss)

Directions for Use

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is available in oral and topical (for scalp use) forms. Your doctor will advise the appropriate dosage depending on your disease condition. Oral tablet: The oral tablet form is used to treat hypertension and is recommended with other drugs to prevent side effects. The topical formulations of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml include solution, lotion, gel, shampoo, conditioner, serum, foam, and spray. Make sure your hair and scalp are dry before you apply Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. Leave your hair for at least for an hour after using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml on the scalp.Solution/Spray: Generally, the solution form of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml comes with a spray pump applicator and an extended spray-tip applicator. Aim the pump of the spray towards the bald areas of the scalp and pump it once. Then, spread the solution with your fingertips. A total of six sprays would deliver one ml of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. Avoid breathing in the spray mist and wash your hands thoroughly after application. Use the spray pump applicator to apply the solution to large skin areas and spray-tip applicator on the small areas.Foam: The foam comes in a spray nozzle bottle. Press the nozzle to put the foam on your fingers. Now, use your fingers to spread the foam on the bald areas and massage gently into the scalp. Wash your hands thoroughly after application. Gel/Lotion: Take the advised amount of gel or lotion with clean and dry hands on the scalp's affected areas. Gently massage the medicine into the skin with your fingers. Wash your hands after applying Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. Shampoo: Apply a generous amount on the wet scalp and gently massage until it produces lather. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and repeat if necessary. Conditioner: After rinsing your hair with shampoo, apply a generous amount of conditioner on your scalp and hair and massage gently with your fingers. Rinse it after 5-10 minutes with water. Serum: After your washed hair is semi-dried, take a few drops of serum, spread it on your hands and massage gently onto the scalp and hair. Do not blow-dry your scalp after using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. Do not apply the topical form of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml on shaved, inflamed, infected, irritated or painful scalp skin. If the medicine gets into your eyes, nose or mouth, broken or irritated skin, rinse with cold water.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml

Some side effects of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml include excessive hair growth, headache, skin irritation, dryness, redness, dizziness, chest pain, increased heartbeat and increased weight with fluid retention (oedema). These side effects usually go away during the treatment. If they persist longer or worsen, please consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is for use on the scalp only so should not be applied on other parts of the body including nose, mouth, eyes or broken, irritated skin as it may irritate. In case Tugain 5% Topical 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 Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. Avoid smoking or going near naked flames since Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is inflammable and can catch fire quickly. Tell your doctor before using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml if you have a history of pheochromocytoma (adrenal gland tumour), congestive heart failure (the heart doesn't normally pump blood), angina (heart-related chest pain), a recent heart attack, asthma, migraine, seizures (fits), liver and kidney diseases. Do not use the topical form of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml, if you have high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease or cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythms), sunburn, and psoriasis. Let your doctor know if your allergic to Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml or any of its components, like propylene glycol and ethanol (alcohol). 

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    No interaction found or established. So, please consult your doctor before using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml.

  • Pregnancy

    Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml 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 Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml.

  • Breast Feeding

    It is not known if Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml passes into the breast milk and harms a baby during breastfeeding. Please consult the doctor before using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml if you are a nursing mother.

  • Driving

    Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml 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 Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml

  • Liver

    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 Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. However, it is not recommended in patients with severe liver diseases.

  • Kidney

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. However, it is not recommended in patients with severe kidney diseases.

Other Information (TUG0002)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is a vasodilator and widens the blood vessels promoting the blood flow. Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml thus helps nourish the hair cells with the sufficient supply of oxygen and nutrients which stimulates hair growth and thickening of hair.

You may notice some hair shedding during the initial 2-6 weeks of treatment with Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. Hair loss gradually stops after 2 weeks of treatment. However, if it persists more than 2 weeks, immediately stop using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml and consult your doctor.

Hair growth is a slow process, and it usually takes four months to see the best results of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml.

Tugain 5% Topical 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 Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. Besides this, try not to apply the topical form of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml on the shaved, wound, cut area, inflamed, burn infected, irritated or painful parts of scalp skin. Keep Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml away from the fire.

Please consult your doctor before using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml if you have pheochromocytoma (adrenal gland tumour), congestive heart failure (the heart doesn't normally pump blood), angina (chest pain), a recent heart attack, asthma, migraine, seizures (fits), liver and kidney diseases. Let your doctor know if your allergic to Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml or any of its components, such as propylene glycol and ethanol (alcohol). Do not use a topical form of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml, if you have high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease or cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythms), sunburn, and psoriasis.

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is for scalp use only, and please do not apply it on your face. If Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml gets in contact with any other body areas, rinse with water thoroughly.

It is not required to wash your hair daily after applying Tugain 5% Topical 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 Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is not recommended for beard growth. Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is only prescribed for hair loss and thinning of the hairs on the scalp.

Yes, Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml may rarely cause swelling of feet and hands (oedema) due to fluid retention. Consult your doctor if you face any such side effects.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml

MRP: 775.00

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