Can I alternate using minoxidil once a day on some days and twice a day on others?

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Alternating minoxidil once a day and twice a day

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Hi, kappa111--Yes, and it may work just fine, but minoxidil is intended to be used twice a day by men so you may not be getting the full benefit. (I assume you are a man, since women only need to use 5% minoxidil once a day.) But if you are not taking finasteride, you are not taking advantage of the single most effective defense against ongoing hair loss.Thanks for your question--hope this was helpful.Dr. Ballon

Atlanta Hair Restoration Surgeon

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