1. What is Minoxidil?
Physician Promise brand that include minoxidil: PhysiPro Grow™ and PhysiPro Grow+™ Mechanism of action: potassium channel opener that delivers oxygen, blood, and nutrients to hair follicles when applied to the scalp
2. What does Minoxidil do for my hair?
It is a potent vasodilator and when applied to the scalp bring increased oxygen and blood flow to the hair follicles that lead to new hair growth
3. Is Minoxidil FDA approved?
Yes, minoxidil is FDA approved for hair loss treatments
4. Is Topical Minoxidil safe to use?
Yes. There are minimal side effects when applied directly to the scalp
Side effects may include:
- Redness to skin
Minoxidil was developed in the 1950s to treat ulcers but that failed. It was shown to be a potent vasodilator with unexpected side effect of hair growth! Thank you side effects for helping us get our hair back!