Increase in Minoxidil dosage. Is it normal to have more shedding?

Recently I increased my minoxodil 5% qd to bid and I notice increased shedding... Is this normal from increasing the dosage?

Doctor Answers 1

Shedding from minoxidil.

Yes, this could be related to the minoxidil. Of course, there are other possible reasons too. It requires a full review of your story and examination of the scalp to confirm why you are experiencing increased shedding recently. Pleasee see your physician if shedding persists or you have concerns.

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