Oral Minoxidil; Safe Dose

High Dose Minoxidil requires Informed Consent

When a doctor prescribes 5-10 mg minoxidil tablets to patients, the doctor should explain the patients that oral minoxidil is not approved by the FDA and that the drug has possibility of many side effects of systemic diseases and heart diseases.

5-10 mg minoxidil tablets are high doses. Usage of high dose oral minoxidil requires informed consent before the treatment.

Doctors should always examine the patients in details periodically if the patients have ever serious side effects. It is especially important, when the doctor prescribes high dose minoxidil tablets such as 5-10 mg per day.

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