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1Can You Use Minoxidil And Retinol?
The combination of minoxidil and retinol additively promoted hair growth in hair follicle organ cultures. In addition, minoxidil plus retinol more effectively elevated phosphorylated Erk, phosphorylated Akt levels, and the Bcl-2/Bax ratio than minoxidil alone in DPCs and HaCaT.
2How Does Tretinoin Improve Minoxidil??
Tretinoin enhances minoxidil response in androgenetic alopecia patients by upregulating follicular sulfotransferase enzymes. Dermatol Ther.
3Can I Use Minoxidil With Isotretinoin?
The short answer is yes, you can use topical minoxidil while taking Accutane.
4Can Using Tretinoin Cause Hair Loss?
Topical Retin-A (generic name: tretinoin) has not been shown to cause hair loss, and has in fact been shown in some studies to help with hair growth when applied directly to the scalp in combination with other medications such as Rogaine.
5How Does Tretinoin Help Minoxidil?
Tretinoin is known to increase the percutaneous absorption of minoxidil and, therefore, to enhance the response of AGA to minoxidil. For this reason, it was assumed that tretinoin would be helpful in alleviating the inconvenience associated with the recommended twice-daily application of minoxidil.
6Does Retinol Help Minoxidil?
A 2007 study found that retinol can help prolong the growth stage (the anagen phase) of the hair cycle when combined with minoxidil, the active ingredient found in Rogaine, one of the most popular over-the-counter hair loss treatments.
7Can You Mix Minoxidil With Tretinoin?
Our study demonstrated that Tretinoin in combination with Minoxidil caused a significant increase in hair growth and a significant increase in hair follicle diameter.
8How Does Tretinoin Help With Hair Growth?
Tretinoin has been shown to promote and regulate cell proliferation and differentiation in the epithelium and may promote vascular proliferation. These factors are important for hair growth promotion. These preliminary results indicate that more work should be done on the role of retinoids in hair growth.