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Tugain 5 Percent Topical Solution 60ml

Tugain 5 Percent Topical Solution 60ml

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Rs. 799 Regular price Rs. 888.10

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Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml belongs to the class of ‘vasodilators’ used to treat alopecia (hair loss). Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml stimulates hair growth and slows down the process of balding. Alopecia is the thinning or loss of hair on the scalp or any part of the body.

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml contains ‘Minoxidil’, a vasodilator that widens the blood vessels. This vasodilation process helps provide oxygen, blood, and nutrients to the hair follicles, thereby preventing hair cell death and promoting new hair growth. 

Your doctor will suggest the dose and duration based on your condition. Some common side effects of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml include changes in the colour/texture of the hair, excessive hair growth, headache, itching, skin irritation, dryness, shortness of breath, scaling of the skin, and redness. These side effects usually do not require medical attention and gradually resolve during the treatment. If the side effects persist or worsen, consult a doctor.

Do not apply Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml on shaved, inflamed, infected, irritated or painful scalp skin. Before using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml, let your doctor know if you have high blood pressure, sunburn, eczema, psoriasis, heart diseases like angina (chest pain), a recent heart attack, and circulation disorders. Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml may cause dizziness affecting your driving ability; hence avoid driving or operating machinery until you are alert. Children and adolescents below 18 years should not use Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml.

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Uses of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml

Alopecia/hair loss.

Medicinal Benefits

Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is a vasodilator that treats alopecia (hair loss). It stimulates hair growth and prevents baldness. Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml opens potassium channels and widens the blood vessels to increase the blood flow. This vasodilation process promotes blood flow to the hair follicles, providing sufficient nutrition and oxygen to the hair cell. This process of supplying oxygen and nutrients to the hair cell prevents its death and stimulates hair growth.

Directions for Use

Solution/Spray: Generally, the solution/spray form comes with a spray pump applicator and an extended spray-tip applicator. Aim the spray pump towards the bald areas of the scalp and pump it once. Then, spread the solution with your fingertips. Avoid breathing in the spray mist and wash your hands thoroughly after application. Use the spray pump applicator to apply the solution to large areas of skin and the spray-tip applicator on the small areas.Foam: The foam comes in a spray nozzle bottle. Press the nozzle to put the foam on your fingers. Use your fingers to spread the foam on the bald areas and gently massage the scalp. Wash your hands thoroughly after application. Gel/Lotion: Take the advised amount of gel or lotion with clean and dry hands on the scalp's affected areas. Gently massage it into the skin with your fingers. Wash your hands after applying it. Shampoo: Apply a generous amount to the wet scalp and gently massage until it produces lather. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and repeat if necessary. Conditioner: After rinsing your hair with shampoo, apply a generous amount of conditioner to your scalp and hair and massage gently with your fingers. Rinse it after 5-10 minutes with water. Serum: After your washed hair is semi-dried, take a few drops of serum, spread it on your hands and massage gently onto the scalp and hair. Do not blow-dry your scalp after using the serum.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml

  • Changes in the colour/texture of the hair
  • Excessive hair growth
  • Headache
  • Itching
  • Skin irritation
  • Dryness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Scaling of the skin
  • Redness 

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Let your doctor know if you are allergic to any of the components in Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. Avoid smoking or going near naked flames since Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml can catch fire and burn easily. Tell your doctor before using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml if you have a history of high blood pressure, sunburn, eczema, psoriasis, heart diseases like angina (chest pain), a recent heart attack, and circulation disorders. Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml may cause dizziness affecting your ability to drive; hence drive or operate machinery with caution. Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is not recommended for children and adolescents below 18 years of age.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml may interact with drugs used to treat high blood pressure (guanethidine) and drugs used to treat impotence (tadalafil).

Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions were found.

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have high blood pressure, sunburn, eczema, psoriasis, heart diseases like angina (chest pain), a recent heart attack, and circulation disorders, please tell your doctor before taking Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml. 

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • GUANETHIDINE
  • TADALAFIL

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    ALCOHOL

    CAUTION

    Please consult your doctor before using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml if you have concerns regarding this.

  • Safety Warning

    PREGNANCY

    UNSAFE

    Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is not recommended during pregnancy.

  • Safety Warning

    BREAST FEEDING

    UNSAFE

    Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers.

  • Safety Warning

    DRIVING

    CAUTION

    Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml may cause dizziness and affect your ability to drive and operate machines. Do not drive until you are focused and mentally alert while undergoing treatment with Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml.

  • Safety Warning

    LIVER

    CAUTION

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases or hepatic impairment before using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml.

  • Safety Warning

    KIDNEY

    CAUTION

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases before using Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml.

  • Safety Warning

    CHILDREN

    UNSAFE

    Children and adolescents below 18 years should not use Tugain 5% Topical Solution 60 ml.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • It is advised to maintain a healthy diet with well-balanced meals.
  • Avoid overusing styling tools like blow dryers, curling rods, and chemical dying, which can cause loss of natural hair oils and cause hair fall.
  • Regular oiling helps in the blood circulation of the scalp and nourishes the roots.
  • Washing your hair twice a week with a good shampoo and conditioner can also improve your hair fall.
  • Practice yoga and meditation to control your stress, which is the greatest enemy of hair fall.
  • Get regular medical examinations to check your hormonal profile and nutritional deficiencies that cause hair fall. 

Special Advise

It is advised to monitor your hormonal and vitamin D profiles, which can affect your hair loss.

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