2) Can I use Minoxidil once a week and see results? This depends on the hair loss condition you are using it for. If you’re using Minoxidil for Male Pattern Baldness then, because DHT (which causes thinning hair) is continuously produced, daily treatment will counteract this issue.
How many times a week should I use minoxidil?
Minoxidil is a topical medication that you apply directly to your scalp. It’s designed for use two times a day. Most people who use minoxidil apply it once in the morning and once in the evening, typically a few hours before going to bed.
What happens if I miss two days of minoxidil?
If you miss one or two daily doses of minoxidil topical solution 5%, just continue with your next dose. You should not make up for missed doses.
How many days minoxidil can be used?
It may take four to six months (or more) of regular and consistent use before you notice any improvement. And very important note: For best results, you must apply twice daily.
Can you leave minoxidil on overnight?
Leave the minoxidil on your face for 4 hours. … As an aside, some people leave minoxidil on overnight. This is fine too. It’s completely up to you what to do.
Do I need to use minoxidil forever?
If the patient has androgenetic alopecia (male balding and female thinning), he or she will need to use minoxidil forever. If minoxidil is stopped, the hair will return to the way it once was and progressively get worse. In fact, all treatments for androgenetic alopecia are the same – use is forever.
Can I use minoxidil 3 times a week?
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Minoxidil is not a permanent cure for baldness, and will only be effective as long as you use it at least twice a day, every day.
Will minoxidil work if used every other day?
After 4-6 months of using minoxidil 5% twice a day, can I use it less often (once every other day for example) and still keep the hair from falling out? Unfortunately, no. Minoxidil for hair growth is a treatment, not a cure. That means for it to work, or to continue working, it has to be used continuously.