About Brintop 10% Solution
Brintop 10% Solution is primarily used in the treatment of hair growth and male pattern baldness. It doesn’t affect receding hairline and baldness at the front part of the scalp. About 2 percent of this medication is used in women who have the problem with thinning hair. It needs to be applied topically on the skin.
It falls under the category of drugs known as vasodilators. Thus when taken orally, it is also used as an antihypertensive and even prescribed to treat patients with high blood pressure.
Before using this Brintop 5% Solution you should notify your doctor if you have or are:
- Allergic to it or any other drugs, foods or substances.
- Taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, herbal medications or dietary supplements.
- Pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding a baby.
- Involved in activities that cause extreme sunlight exposure. It may bring about skin sensitivity.
- Heart, kidney, liver or any scalp related diseases.
This medication is sold as both prescription or non-prescription medicine for the treatment of alopecia. It is also available in both tablet and liquid form. Application entails you to apply it on your scalp twice a day.
You should apply it as much as it is prescribed by your doctor or as written on the label. Visible results will only start to show after at least four months of usage.
Symptoms of overdose include hypotension, tachycardia, headache, nausea, dizziness, weakness syncope, warm flushed skin and palpitations; lethargy and ataxia may occur in children.
Hypotension usually responds to I.V. fluids, Trendelenburg positioning or vasoconstrictor; treatment is primarily supportive and symptomatic. Topical product must be used every day. Hair growth usually takes 4 months.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Derma before using this medicine.