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Rogaine Extra Strength

Brand names include Rogaine (for women), Rogaine Extra Strength, and Rogaine Men’s Extra Strength

Drug Class. Other topical agents

What is Rogaine Extra Strength?

Rogaine Additional Strength helps you regrow your hair on the scalp. The regrowth is not permanent. Continue using Rogaine Extra Strength to maintain your hair growth. This medication guide does not list all possible uses for Rogaine Extra Strong.

Side effects of Rogaine Extra Strength

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic response, seek immediate medical attention: difficulty breathing, hives, swelling in your lips, face, throat, or tongue.

Rogaine is safe to use on the skin. However, if it is absorbed through the bloodstream, there may be side effects.

Rogaine Extra Strength may cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Severe scalp irritation
  • Unwanted growth of facial hair
  • Fast heartbeats and chest pain
  • Rapid weight gain; swelling of the hands and feet;
  • Feeling dizzy as though they could faint.
  • Headache, dizziness, confusion,
  • Flushing (feeling of warmth, redness, or tingling)

Rogaine's extra strength may cause the following side effects:

  • Changes in your hair's color and texture

There may be other side effects. Call your physician immediately if experiencing side effects. Additionally, report these incidents by calling the FDA's national helpline 1-800-FDA-1088.


Rogaine extra strength should not be used if your scalp skin is inflamed, red, swollen, or infected.

Before you take this drug

Rogaine Extra Strength should not be used if your scalp skin is infected, red, swollen, or irritated. It could allow your body to absorb more medication, which can be harmful. Rogaine Extra Strength is a powerful medicine that can treat a wide range of hair loss. Only use the Rogaine formula made specifically for your gender. This medicine is not for women.

If you suffer from any other health conditions, such as:

  • Heart Disease.

FDA pregnancy class A There is no information on whether Rogaine Extra Strength can harm an unborn child. If you're pregnant, do not take this medication without consulting your doctor. It's not known if minoxidil topical can pass into breast milk or if it will harm a baby who is nursing. If you're breastfeeding a child, do not take this medication without consulting your doctor. This medicine should not be used by people under the age of 18 without consulting a doctor.

How to take Rogaine Extra Strength?

Do not exceed the recommended dosage or duration. Use the recommended dose and do not exceed it. This medicine is not recommended to be taken in excess. It can cause side effects that are dangerous. The patient's instructions accompany this medicine to ensure safe and efficient use. Please follow the instructions carefully. If you have questions, ask your pharmacist or doctor. Apply Rogaine Extra Strength after you have dried your hair. Use the amount recommended on the affected scalp areas. The usual application of Rogaine extra strength is twice a day, morning and night. After using Rogaine Extra Strength, wash your hands. Only use Rogaine Extra Strong on the scalp. Use it only on your scalp. You may not notice any new growth for up to four months. The new hair is usually soft and colorless. The hair will eventually have the same thickness and color as the existing hair. If you don't see hair growth in 4 months, talk to your doctor. Keep away from heat and moisture. Store at room temperature. Avoid putting the foam Rogaine canister in direct contact with flames or heat sources, like a hot car.Deflation can occur if an excessively hot canister overheats.Empty canisters should not be punctured or burned.

What happens if I miss the dose?

As soon as possible, apply the missed dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip any missed dosage and continue with the next scheduled one. Don't use additional medicine to compensate for a missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Overdoses of Rogaine are not considered dangerous. If anyone accidentally swallows the medicine, seek emergency medical care or contact the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Rogaine Extra Strong should not be applied to the nose, mouth, or eyes. Rinse the affected area thoroughly with water if this happens. Do not use other products to treat the same areas as Rogaine, except if your doctor has prescribed it.

Interaction with other drug

Minoxidil applied topically is unlikely to be affected by other drugs taken orally or injected. Many drugs interact. Inform your healthcare providers of all the medicines that you take, including prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbs.