Minoxytop 5 | Minoxidil 5mg – 10 Tablets

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Minoxidil (Minoxytop 5 mg) 5 mg tablet is a potent direct-acting peripheral vasodilator used in the management of severe high blood pressure which causes damage to vital organs. It is also used in those who are unresponsive to standard therapy for high blood pressure.

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Minoxidil (Minoxytop 5 mg) 5 mg tablet is a potent direct-acting peripheral vasodilator used in the management of severe high blood pressure which causes damage to vital organs. It is also used in those who are unresponsive to standard therapy for high blood pressure.

Drug = Minoxidil

Number of Pills Per Order = 10

Strength = 5 mg

Manufacturer = Healing Pharma

How To Take

Minoxidil may be taken with or without food. Try to make it at the same time each day.

Take Minoxidil precisely as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more than instructed by your doctor.

Dosage of Minoxidil (Minoxytop 5 mg) 5 mg

Adult: Severe HTN unresponsive to standard therapy In conjunction with a beta-blocker or methyldopa, and a diuretic: Initial: 5 mg/day, increase gradually at intervals of at least three days up to 40 mg or 50 mg as a single or in 2 divided doses daily. Maximum of 100 mg/day. 

For rapid control of BP: Dose increments of 5 mg 6 hourly may be given.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and return to your usual dosing schedule. If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.

Do not double a dose under any circumstances.

Overdose of Minoxidil (Minoxytop 5 mg) 5 mg

Signs of overdose may include the following: 

Seek medical help immediately.

Contraindications

People with the following medical conditions should not take Minoxidil:

  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Topical: Patient with treated or untreated hypertension, scalp abnormality (e.g. psoriasis, sunburn)¬†
  • Shaved scalp

Side Effects

Minoxidil may have the following side effects:

  • Reflex tachycardia¬†
  • Fluid retention
  • Changes in ECG
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Pericardial effusion and tamponade
  • Pericarditis
  • Exacerbation of angina pectoris
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Gynecomastia
  • Breast tenderness
  • Polymenorrhoea
  • Allergic rashes
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • Rarely, thrombocytopenia and leucopenia
  • Topical: Contact dermatitis, pruritus, local burning, flushing, changes in hair colour or texture.

Warnings

Do not use Minoxidil in people with the following conditions:

  • Pheochromocytoma

Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking or using any of these medicines:

  • Guanethidine

Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and non-prescription medicines.

This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Minoxidil.

How Does Minoxidil (Minoxytop 5 mg) 5 mg Work?

Minoxidil is an orally effective direct-acting peripheral vasodilator that reduces elevated systolic and diastolic BP by decreasing peripheral vascular resistance via vasodilation

Uses 

Minoxidil is used  to treat the following conditions:

  • Severe hypertension unresponsive to standard therapy
  • Male pattern baldness

Special Precautions and Connected Warnings

Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:

  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Angina pectoris
  • Chronic heart failure¬†
  • Recent heart attack
  • Renal impairment
  • Elderly
  • Children
  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Avoid alcohol

Storage Conditions

  • Store below 25¬įC.
  • Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
  • Do not use Minoxidil that is expired or out of date.

Additional information

Dosage Type

Strength

Packaging Type

Number of Pills Per Order

10

Brand

Healing Pharma