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Minoxidil With Caffeine (Real Research)

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In vivo studies in males and females with AGA confirmed that hair loss is reduced using caffeine-containing topical formulations. A topical caffeine-containing lotion was shown to be noninferior to the drug minoxidil in a randomized, controlled, parallel group study in males with AGA.

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1Can I Use Caffeine With Minoxidil?

No interactions were found between caffeine and minoxidil. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

2What Should You Not Use Minoxidil With?

Do not use any other skin products on the same skin area on which you use minoxidil. Hair coloring, hair permanents, and hair relaxers may be used during minoxidil therapy as long as the scalp is washed just before applying the hair coloring, permanent, or relaxer.

3Does Caffeine Stimulate Hair Follicles?

But according to research, the caffeine in coffee can help stimulate hair growth and stop hair loss. One 2007 laboratory study found that caffeine helped block the effects of DHT in male hair follicles. It stimulated hair shaft elongation, resulting in longer, wider hair roots.

4Can I Use Alpecin With Minoxidil?

Absolutely! You can apply minoxidil after washing your hair with Alpecin or any other type of shampoo or conditioner. Just make sure that your hair and scalp are completely dry first – a little damp is ok but dry is the ideal – then you can apply the minoxidil as usual.

5When Should You Not Use Minoxidil?

It is not known how minoxidil causes hair growth. This medication is not used for sudden/patchy hair loss, unexplained hair loss (for example, if you have no family history of hair loss), or hair loss after giving birth.Do not use this product if you are 18 years old or younger.

6Does Minoxidil React With Anything?

Minoxidil Topical has no listed severe interactions with other drugs. Minoxidil Topical has no listed serious interactions with other drugs. Minoxidil Topical has no listed moderate interactions with other drugs.

7What Interacts With Minoxidil?

Most frequently checked interactions
Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin)
Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin)
Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids)
Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids)
Lasix (furosemide)

8Can I Use Minoxidil With Other Medication?

Minoxidil may cause serious heart problems or worsen chest pain (angina). This medication is only used when other treatments have not worked well or cannot be taken. Your doctor should direct you to also take other medications to reduce the side effects of minoxidil.