Tugain 5% Foam belongs to a class of drugs known as vasodilators. It is used to promote hair growth in men with male pattern baldness.
Tugain 5% Foam should only be applied directly to the scalp area in the amount, and in the way, specified on the label or by your doctor. Clean and dry your scalp before using it. It may take approximately 2- 4 months before you notice any hair growth. The first growth may be soft, colorless, and barely visible. Using more than recommended will not speed up hair growth and may increase the likelihood of side effects. This medication must be used continuously to maintain hair growth. If your condition does not improve or worsens after using it for 4 to 6 months, tell your doctor.
Tugain 5% Foam is generally safe and suitable for most people but may have some potential side effects. The most common side effects of this medicine are itching and skin irritation of the treated area of the scalp. In case of accidental application in other areas, it may result in unwanted hair growth. If you get it in your eyes, mouth, or broken skin, rinse thoroughly with plenty of water. Talk to your doctor if you are bothered by the side effects or they do not go away.
Tugain 5% Foam should not normally be used by people under the age of 18 or over 65. It may not be appropriate if your hair loss is due to medications (such as chemotherapy) or any nutritional deficiency. You should also not use this medicine if you have high blood pressure or are using other creams or lotions to treat other scalp conditions. Talk to your doctor if you have heart disease or blood circulation problems.
This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
In Hair loss Tugain 5% Foam is a medicine used to treat common hereditary hair loss. It can prevent further hair loss and help hair to re-grow. It works by increasing blood flow to the hair follicles on your scalp, which prevents hair cell death and also
Minoxidil (5% w/v)
Warning & Precautions
warnings Alcohol No interaction found/established warnings Pregnancy CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR Tugain 5% Foam may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them. Common side effects of Tugain. Skin irritation, Itching.