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Is It Safe To Use Minoxidil While Breastfeeding (Detailed Response)

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Breastfeeding. Studies in women suggest that this medication poses minimal risk to the infant when used during breastfeeding.

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1Can Hair Products Affect Breastfeeding?

There is no evidence that hair color, hair products or hair treatments have any effect on a nursing mother’s milk. Even though small amounts of hair color may get on your skin, only small amounts of the chemicals are absorbed into your skin. Meaning that is unlikely it will affect your breast milk.

2Is Minoxidil Safe To Use During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy and Lactation

Patients can continue with topical minoxidil right up until they get pregnant; however, they should stop when they get pregnant because there are isolated reports of birth defects. Patients can be reassured that the hair will thicken during the course of their pregnancy.

3What Should You Not Do With Minoxidil?

Do not shampoo your hair for 4 hours after applying minoxidil. Immediately after using this medicine, wash your hands to remove any medicine that may be on them. Do not use a hairdryer to dry the scalp after you apply minoxidil solution. Blowing with a hairdryer on the scalp may make the treatment less effective.

4Is Breastfeeding Good For Hair Growth?

It has no relation to breastfeeding. Pregnancy causes hormone changes within the body that affect the hair cycle. During pregnancy, hormones help prevent hair from shedding and promote hair growth.

5Is Minoxidil Safe During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy and Lactation

Patients can continue with topical minoxidil right up until they get pregnant; however, they should stop when they get pregnant because there are isolated reports of birth defects. Patients can be reassured that the hair will thicken during the course of their pregnancy.13/05/2015

6Can I Use Rogaine While My Wife Is Pregnant?

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7Can You Use Hair Growth Products While Pregnant?

Current studies do not preclude minoxidil from being used by men while their partner is pregnant. The amount of minoxidil that would be excreted in the male semen is likely negligible. However, minoxidil should not be handled by a pregnant female due to possible risk to the fetus.

8Does Minoxidil Affect Babies?

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