Minoxidil; Side Effects

Side Effects of Oral Minoxidil

This is a list of possible side effects of oral minoxidil. It should be noted that most of them are heart disorders.

Minoxidil tablet is sold as oral medicine. However, we should keep in mind that oral minoxidil has possibility of these serious side effects.

Minoxidil should be used mainly as a topical solution to be put on the scalp.
Topical minoxidil is safe, as it has only minor side effects such as contact dermatitis, thickening of body hair and rarely an allergic inflammation on the scalp.
Topical minoxidil doesn’t cause these serious side effects.

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