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Does Minoxidil Make Hair Grey? (FAQ)

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Grey hair indeed can result from the use of minoxidil; you aren’t imagining it.

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1Does Minoxidil Change The Color Of Your Hair?

Most products containing Minoxidil, like Rogaine products, even list hair color changes as a potential side effect in their product packaging and medication information. Most of the time, if a hair color change is seen, it is a change to a darker color, like dark brown or black.

2Can Rogaine Cause White Hair?

A potential complication of minoxidil use is the unwanted facial hair that can occur with systemic absorption probably as commonly as with inadvertent application to the face. Also, a yellowish discoloration of the hair, particularly white hair, can occur with time.

3Does Minoxidil Prevent Gray Hair?

Minoxidil could Reverse Grey Hair

In 2017, Dr. Wilma Bergfeld told the New York Times that: “In early testing of the anti-hair-loss drug minoxidil, she and other researchers noticed the drug sometimes also restored hair color, suggesting it was rejuvenating the melanocytes”. In 2021, I asked Dr.

4Does Minoxidil Lighten Hair Color?

(But if your hair is dyed, minoxidil might lighten it a bit.) So, unless you have dyed hair, minoxidil and finasteride are equally likely to affect your hair color.

5Does Rogaine Give You Grey Hair?

Grey hair indeed can result from the use of minoxidil; you aren’t imagining it.7/07/2022

6Does Rogaine Change The Color Of Your Hair?

Grey hair indeed can result from the use of minoxidil; you aren’t imagining it.

7What Are The Side Effects Of Rogaine Hair Growth?

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8Are There Any Negative Side Effects Of Rogaine?

There are reports of hair color changes when using Minoxidil and Finasteride. Most products containing Minoxidil, like Rogaine products, even list hair color changes as a potential side effect in their product packaging and medication information.