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    Condition: Hair Loss
    12/23/2015 8:09:11 AM

    Reviewer: Kerry, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Started loosing my hair due to autoimmune disease and medication. Within 3 months of using this product my hair started to grow all over my head. After 5 months, the hairs are thick and about 3 inches in length. I now have more hair than I ever had. I love the result. Using the 5% mens with no side effects to date.

    Condition: Hair Loss
    11/2/2015 7:42:46 AM

    Reviewer: kumarnhn, 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I had severe headache after I used this product and irregular heartbeat,more hair loss occured

    Condition: Hair Loss
    10/4/2015 9:49:08 PM

    Reviewer: AshleyAndJJ, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Long story shprt, I plucked out all my eyebrows when I was 14 and they completely stopped growing back. I've been using a pencil for the past 15 years. About 3 weeks ago, I decided to buy Equate Minoxidil 5% (for men). After a week,I started seeing very fine blonde hairs growing. The second week,I definitely started to see a major difference. I can't express how happy I am to finally get m ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Hair Loss
    6/17/2015 9:55:34 AM

    Reviewer: DY, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Horrible side effects! After couple of days starting to use it I have been having several episodes of dizziness, sinus tachycardia (120-176 bpm) and elevated Blood Pressure (most likely secondary to the tachycardia, even up to the 190/110). Have had an extensive workup and it all has been negative. Except for low potassium which is associated with this medication (at least the oral). Looking bac ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Hair Loss
    3/2/2015 2:54:13 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    IT WORKS! HAIR STARTED TO GROW IN ONLY 2 MONTHS. HOWEVER, IM TURNING INTO BIGFOOT =). IM GROWING HAIR ON MY CHEST AND FACE AND FOREHEAD AND HANDS AND ARMS. AT FIRST I THOUGHT IT WAS WORTH A FULL HEAD OF HAIR BUT NOW IM GETTING RASHES, DRY SKIN ALL OVER AND ABRATIONS TO THE SKIN. IM ONLY USING THE 5% BECAUSE ITS CHEAPER THEN THE WOMENS 2% ( ODD ) I STOPPED A WEEK AGO AND THE IRRITATION IS GONE BUT ... Show Full Comment

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