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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Minoxidil Top.

Overall User Ratings

29 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Hair Loss
5/6/2014 9:41:59 AM

Reviewer: cactuslady, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been using it only 2 weeks, but must quit. Like one other reviewer. I am starting to have constant numbness in hands and feet, including lower legs and arms. It won't go away. It interrupts my sleep. Plus mild dizziness has started. For me, this is a dangerous drug. I am tossing the rest.

Condition: Hair Loss
4/11/2014 1:43:09 AM

Reviewer: Hotttt1, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Well I have been using this products for 1 month and a few days but Believe me no side effects bugged me or no serious things scared me. Well It didn't improve anyhing in my hair till now but one thing it did is clear off blisters of my head that I used to have.. May be it takes time to show results so I will stick to it... Well I know one thing coming to this stage took me 4 years and a few m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Hair Loss
12/11/2013 6:12:40 AM

Reviewer: Danyell, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Although minoxidil did work to some degree in promoting hair regrowth I found its side effects far too severe to continue using it. Over 18 months I have started and stopped using Minoxidil 3 times because the side effects were not immediately apparent. Firstly itching scalp, this was annoying but acceptable as was the greasiness of the scalp and hair. Then came the blisters on my scalp which I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Hair Loss
11/15/2013 12:30:02 AM

Reviewer: dantevergil, 13-18 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i strated using minoxidil 3 weeks before and noticed a large number small baby hair coming out but i am suffering from cold for 3 days but not sure whather thats because of this but no other side effects

Condition: Hair Loss
10/30/2013 2:18:25 PM

Reviewer: surely can, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
First tried The Health Club but was frightened when I started losing large amounts when washing my hair. They said it was just sloughing. Dermatolgist suggested gave me a special shampoo and said to start using over-the-counter minoxidil after 2 months. I am having a slight headache but think I need new glasses. I am seeing hair growth and plan to keep using it unless other side effects show up. ... Show Full Comment

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