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Hair Loss Drugs Share your opinions and experiences regarding drugs like Propecia (finasteride), Minoxidil and others.

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Old 01-28-2012, 07:54 PM
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Default Minoxidil over-use

Is it possible to use minoxidil too much? I put it on every time i come out of the shower and also before bed. Sometimes up to 3x daily because of the gym.
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Old 01-28-2012, 08:44 PM
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Yes...to answer your question directly you can use too much!! However, I don't think 3 days a day is too much...but really you only need it twice...when you sweat it off at the gym, just wait till the evening too put it back on..it will be fine!
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Old 01-28-2012, 11:57 PM
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Old 01-29-2012, 02:24 AM
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cdog94544,

3x daily may not cause harm but, just like any drug, it's possible to overuse it. You really don't need to reapply it after every shower. If it's been on your head for at least three hours then the application is fully absorbed.
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Old 01-29-2012, 11:14 AM
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3 x day is nothing topically some people use 15% twice a day I'd only be worried about over using the tablets infact I'd never use the tablets full stop.

I presume you use it as a styling aid that's why you use it so much other than that I'd just use it twice.
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