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Minoxidil Water Weight (Explained)

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Your hands, feet, ankles, stomach, or face can swell as a result of salt and water retention caused when taking minoxidil. Water retention may cause a sudden weight gain of five pounds or more. Excess fluids in the body can be damaging and lead to congestive heart failure if treated incorrectly.

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Related Questions

1Does Minoxidil Make You Fat?

Minoxidil has some side effects like other medications. It may cause weight gain due to water retention in the body. Doctors prescribe other medicines along with oral Minoxidil (for hypertension) to prevent water retention.

2Does Minoxidil Age Your Face?

To date, there is no good evidence in the medical literature that minoxidil promotes aging of the face. As for affecting collagen synthesis – minoxidil probably DOES affect collagen synthesis in the scalp.

3Can Topical Minoxidil Cause Edema?

Application site reactions may involve nearby structures (e.g. ears, face) and typically include pruritus, irritation, pain, rash, edema, dry skin, erythema, and erythematous rash, but may include severe events such as exfoliation, dermatitis, blistering, bleeding, or ulceration.

4What Are The Negative Effects Of Minoxidil?

Side Effects
Acne at site of application.
burning of scalp.
facial hair growth.
increased hair loss.
inflammation or soreness at root of hair.

5Does Minoxidil On Face Cause Wrinkles?

Minoxidil promotes blood flow to the area it is placed. Causing wrinkles is not a known symptom of using Minoxidil.

6Will Minoxidil Give Me Wrinkles?

Minoxidil can have side effects and may cause wrinkles as well as dark circles for some individuals. Chances are, minoxidil side effects won’t happen to you. The general consensus on the cause of wrinkles and eye circles is based on the fact that minoxidil slows down collagen production in the skin.

7What Does Minoxidil Do To Your Face?

Some possible side effects include: redness or irritation of your facial skin scalp irritation. hair growing in areas that you didn’t expect, such as further down your neck or back.