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Hair 4U 5% Spray

Hair 4U 5% Spray

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Aminexil, Minoxidil
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Hair 4U 5% Spray is used in the treatment of hair loss, effectively promoting hair growth for those having the condition of alopecia. It increases the circulation of blood to hair follicles which triggers an increase in hair growth and also prevents the hardening of hair shaft and the buildup of collagen around it. It can be used by both men and women dealing with hereditary hair loss or androgenic alopecia.

Surprising as it may seem, but Hair 4U 5% Spray has no reported side effects. However, it is not advisable to use hair cream products during the treatment period. It has also been found that Hair 4U 5% Spray may provide best results for those at the early stages of hair loss, while those at the later stages may see absolutely no results.

This medicine is often used with minoxidil but in some cases it can be used separately. Ideally only two treatments in a year are adequate, with each treatment taking place over a period of 6 weeks. Hair 4U 5% Spray is available in vials of 6ml that is to be applied once every day, on dry hair, for six consecutive weeks.

In addition to its intended effect, Hair 4U 5% Spray may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Headache
Edema
Abnormal hair growth on a women face and body.
Is It safe with alcohol?
No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Zeropecia solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Zeropecia solution is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Hair 4U 5% Spray, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Wockhardt Ltd
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.

Popular Questions & Answers

Doctor I have a question about hair if I use hair gel for hair to make stylish hair it is good or no to use hair gel for hair.

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jammu
Doctor I have a question about hair if I use hair gel for hair to make stylish hair it is good or no to use hair gel ...
Hair gel contains chemicals which make the hair dry. U may get dandruff after prolonged use if hair gel. So I advise you not to use hair gel.
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I have a problem regarding to my hair. More hair fall is done. How can I get my hair. Could you please tell me solution.

MD - Alternate Medicine, PGDIP.IN GERIATRIC CARE, Post Graduate Diploma in Holistic Healthcare
Ayurveda, Balasore
I have a problem regarding to my hair. More hair fall is done. How can I get my hair. Could you please tell me solution.
Hello you are suffering from hair fall. Try to get cured by natural way of your life with taking plenty of green vegetables and fruits. Be aware of fast food which causes allergy and dandruff. May you hairs be free from dust. Take coconut oil mixed with camphor and methl seeds. Have scalp massage before bath and then washed.

I am losing hair day by hair and tried all the shampoos but not gain hair. Please help.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician, Warangal
I am losing hair day by hair and tried all the shampoos but not gain hair. Please help.
Maintain ibw take balance d diet walk daily avoid shampoo lead stress free life use soft water for head bath take mvt tablet.
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She have loss in her hair. Thats why she do not have hair. How can she gain her hair faster.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
She have loss in her hair. Thats why she do not have hair. How can she gain her hair faster.
Thank you for writing to us. Please note the following for your condition: The head should be massaged slowly with oil or shampoo while bathing or cleaning hairs resulting blood circulation becomes fast and the skin of the head is protected from dryness. Shampoo should be used only two times a week. Hairs should be washed with curd for removing dandruff. Spicy or fried foodstuffs should not be eaten. Excessive cream or jell should not be applied on hairs. For further queries get back to me.

Are the available hair gels in the market good for hair? How proper care of hair should be taken?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Sonipat
Are the available hair gels in the market good for hair? How proper care of hair should be taken?
*घर पर हर्बल नेचुरल डाई बनाने का तरीका*। क्या आप बाल काला करने के लिए डाई या केमिकल युक्त हानिकारक कलर इस्तेमाल करते हैं। इनसे आपको बालो के गिरने पकने और गंजे पन की शिकायत हो सकती हैं। । तो अब आप भारतीय ज्ञान की मदद से घर पर ही बनाये अपने लिए बाल काला करने की सुरक्षित हर्बल और देसी डाई *आइये जाने इसको बनाने की विधि*। 1. सूखी पीसी मेहँदी – 20 ग्राम 2. काफी पाउडर – 3 ग्राम 3. कत्था – 3 ग्राम 4. ब्राह्मी चूर्ण – 10 ग्राम 5. आंवला चूर्ण – 10 ग्राम 6. दही – 25 ग्राम 7. नीम्बू का रस – 4 चम्मच 1 से 5 तक सभी को कूट पीस कर आपस में मिला लीजये। आवश्यकता अनुसार मिला कर रख लीजिये। बाद में ५० ग्राम मिश्रित पाउडर में २५ ग्राम दही और ४ चम्मच नीम्बू का रस मिला कर बालो में आधे घंटे तक लगा कर रखे। फिर पानी से धो लीजिये। इसके प्रयोग से बाल काले घने तथा मुलायम हो जायेंगे। विशेष – कई बार पहली बार में तुरंत काले बाल नहीं होते। तो जब आप तीन चार बार इसको नियमित करेंगे तो आपके बाल प्राकृतिक रूप से काले दिखने लगेंगे।
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Popular Health Tips

HAIR

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Unani Specialist, Delhi
HAIR
What is Hair Loss?
Hair loss, also known as Alopecia or baldness, is a loss of hair from the head or body. Hair loss happens when frequent falling of hair results in thinning of the hair in the scalp. Losing hair fast may not only be a disease but it’s also due to heredity, aging or changes in the hormones.

Causes of Hair Loss:
 Hairstyles: Hair treatments with hot oils or irons, and perming, coloring, bleaching, or straightening, will weaken your hair and cause it to break off.
 Scalp infection: Infections, such as ringworm, can invade the hair and skin of your scalp, leading to scaly patches and hair loss. Once infections are treated, hair generally grows back.
 Poor diet: Hair loss may also be due to poor diet that misses out on vital ingredients like proteins, iron, vitamins and minerals and other micro nutrients.
 Stress: Stress is a body reaction that challenges and sometimes disturbs the individual’s health. Too much of stress to the body causes the hair to fall and stop growing, which will later result in hair loss.
 Side Effect of Drug: Most people know that severe hair fall is a side effect of chemotherapy drugs for cancer. But what most people do not know is that medicines for depression, bipolar disorder, and acne can also cause hair loss.
 Water: We must be aware of the regular water supply in our household. It might contain chemical compounds like magnesium, copper and minerals that can harm your hair and cause hair loss.
Home Remedies for Hair Growth
Hair fall is very common nowadays. Want to know how to beat hair loss? Here are some for hair growth you can follow:
 Spinach: Spinach is a great source of iron, vitamin A and C and protein. Iron deficiency is the main cause of hair fall and spinach is not only iron-rich, it also contains sebum which acts as a natural conditioner for hair. It also provides us with omega-3 acid, magnesium, potassium, calcium and iron. These help in maintaining a healthy scalp and lustrous hair.
 Eggs and Dairy Products: Milk, yogurt, cheese, eggs etc. are loaded with essential nutrients such as proteins, Vitamin B12, iron, zinc and Omega 6 fatty acids. Dairy products are also a great source of biotin (Vitamin B7) that is known to fight hair loss.
 Onion Juice: Onion juice is one of the best and oldest remedies to stimulate a good hair growth. The sulphur present in it does not only enhance the growth of strands, but also helps in their re-growth. Squeeze some juice out of the red onions or shallots, and apply it to your hair for about fifteen minutes. Finally, rinse off with a mild shampoo after 1-2 hours.
 Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV): Apple cider vinegar cleanses the scalp and maintains the pH balance of your hair. Therefore, apply ACV after shampooing your hair. Clean scalp naturally accelerates the hair growth.
 Flax Seed: Those, who are not non-vegetarians, flax seeds are an option for them to intake omega-3 fatty acids. Flax seeds are rich in these fatty acids, therefore, are also good for hair. Soak three tablespoons of flax seeds in a bowl of water for five days. After five days, when the water has absorbed almost all the essential nutrients of flax seeds, apply the solution on your scalp with the help of a cotton ball. You will see that within a few days, your hair have started to grow thick. Eating ground flax seeds is also good for hair, skin and health.
 Coconut Milk: Coconut milk reduces hair shedding and breakage. If you want healthy and damage-free strands, use coconut milk as a natural hair conditioner. Massage your scalp with it and keep it for a night. Wash it off the next morning with cold water.
 Amla: Amla (Indian gooseberry) is considered an enriching source for hair growth. Take some pieces of dried Amla and boil them in coconut oil, boil till the oil turns black in color. Cool it and store it in a bottle. Before washing your hair, massage your scalp with this oil and leave it for 30-40 minutes. Wash it off thoroughly with warm water and a mild shampoo. Use this method frequently to prevent hair loss.
 Green Tea: Green tea is the natural source of anti-oxidants, which checks hair fall. Apply warm green tea all over your scalp and rinse off with cold water the next morning.
 Vitamin E Oil: Massage your hair with Vitamin E oil. You can also crush Vitamin E capsules that are available in the market and apply it on the scalp. This helps in enhancing the blood flow and lengthening of hair. Take this treatment thrice a week.
 Aloe Vera: Aloe vera gel, brandy, and egg together can do wonder for your hair. Mix these three and leave them for an hour on your scalp. Wash them with normal water. This remedy will make your hair beautiful, and brandy will add sheen to them.
 Henna: It is a natural hair colorant and hair conditioner. Make a mixture of henna powder, one egg and a cup of curd. Mix all these ingredients well, leave it for a night and apply the henna paste on the hair the next day. Leave it on for an hour and wash with warm water.
 Lemon: Apply the juice in the hair and add few drops of lukewarm olive oil or coconut oil. Massage the hair oil in the scalp, leave it for about half an hour and wash the hair well with a mild shampoo.
Tips to Grow Hair Fast
 Prevent your hair from too much of sun lights. Although, a fair quantity of sunlight is necessary.
 Do not take excessive stress as it may lead to hair loss and slow growth of hair.
 Use conditioner every time you shampoo.
 Circumvent the usage of strong and hard medicines unless prescribed by a physician. Medicines may possibly cause hair fall.
 Avoid using hot water on hair.
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HAIR

bachelor of science, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Meerut
HAIR
Ayurvedic Home Remedies For Hair Fall:

Here are best ayurvedic tips for hair growth:

1. Bhringaraj – The king of Herbs:

This herb is also known as king of herbs in ayurveda for hair because it has the property to enhance hair growth. All you need to do is make a paste out of the leaves and apply it on the scalp for some time before washing it off. Some people do not have easy access to this herb, thus, you can grab a pack of dried Bhringraj, steep 5-6 tbsps in warm water and apply the paste for 20 minutes before washing off. Doing this on a regular basis promotes hair growth.


2. The Aromatic Jatamansi:

A common name for this herb in ayurvedic medicines for hair growth is Muskroot or the Indian Spikenard. It has the power to remove blood impurities as well as give a glowing complexion. You can either consume it in the form of capsule (sticking to not more than 6mgs) or applying it directly on the scalp.

3. Methi – Miracle Herb:

Methi is a commonly used herb in our households, an excellent remedy for hair growth. Grind some slightly dry roasted methi, make a paste of it in warm water depending on hair length and keep it on for 20 minutes before washing off.

4. The Indian Goose Berry:

Better known as Amla or Amlaki, this ayurvedic solution for hair fall helps in treating indigestion and purifies the blood. It is also rich in Vitamin C, which solves many hair problems from within. Grab dried /powdered Amla has to be mixed with warm water and used on the scalp to promote thick and black hair. It also imparts colour and solves other problems.
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Hair Care

Dermatology and Hair Transplant Surgery Clinic
Dermatologist, Delhi
Hair Care

Remember always -

Excessive hair fall can be the result of certain illnesses, hormonal changes, over-use of hair products that contain chemicals or a poor diet.

What you may not have considered is that you can also lose a lot of hair by combing it the wrong way.

Never detangle your hair after shampooing.

Hair is known to be at its weakest when wet, which can also make it prone to tangling. Combing and excessive pulling of tangled, wet hair increases your chances of hair breakage and eventual hair loss.

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Hair Care

MBBS, DDV
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Hair Care
  • The first step in hair care is your diet and the two most important things in your diet are iron and protein. The hair cells are the fastest growing cells in the body but they are also the first ones to be affected you don't eat right or suffer with deficiencies because they are not required for survival.
  • Try and include iron rich food like leafy vegetables, fish, pumpkin seeds, beans, chickpea, soybeans and cereals in your diet. Doctors suggest that you consume iron daily. You also need protein because that's what strengthens your hair. Include complete proteins which are also rich in amino acids: like cheese, milk, soy, lentils, peas, quinoa and yogurt.
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Hair Care

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Delhi
Hair Care

Hair has now become a major part of one's persona. Hair aesthetics is one of the most booming and upcoming field now. Every second person in the society complaints about either hair loss or poor texture or lacklustre. 
Hereby, I shall be posting a few general hair care tips for daily life.

1) Always wash your hair with lukewarm water 
2) Always apply conditioner to your hair shaft and ends 
3) Use a wide toothed comb 
4) Comb preferably after the hair roots and scalp are dry 
 

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