Avogain 5% solution is a topical solution for
hair growth stimulation, and also is used to prevent
hair loss and management of thinning hair.
Generic: Minoxidil 2% Scalp Lotion
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Information about Avogain 5% Solution
Composition: Avogain 5% is poorly absorbed from normal
intact skin. Only about 1.4% of the dose may
be absorbed by the systemic circulation. The drug
percutaneous absorption rate controls the level of
serum minoxidil resulting from topical application.
After cessation of minoxidil topical treatment, about
95% of the systematically absorbed minoxidil is
eliminated through renal excretion within four days.
Indications: Avogain 5% solution formula provides the
patient with a gentle and safe way for hair growth
stimulation and treatment of hair loss and used in
cases such as: alopecia androgenetica, alopecia
Avogain is contraindicated in patients who are may
have sensitivity to the drug or to any of its components.
No data available on the safety and efficacy
in the patients below 18 years or above 65 years.
Side effects: The most frequently encountered adverse effects
are dermatitis of the scalp. The most common reactions
include irritation, flushing, dermatitis, dry skin
and burning sensations.
Rarely reported adverse effects include allergic
reactions, dizziness, tingling sensation, light headedness,
weakness, neuritis, oedema, eye irritation,
altered taste, blood pressure changes ear infection
and visual disturbances.
Warning and precautions: For topical use only. Keep out of reach of children.
Use according to instructions. Wash hands thoroughly
after use. Avogain 5% may cause burning
and irritation of the eye. In case of accidental contact of the eye or abraded skin or mucous membrane
the area should be washed thoroughly with
copious amounts of cool tap water.
Direction of use:
Dry both scalp and hair before avogain 5%
application. Apply a dose of one ml (spray 8 times
of avogain 2% & 5%)to the area spread the solution
with massage using fingertips, leave to dry and do
not use hair dryer as it may decrease the efficacy of
avogain. Continuous twice daily use is required for
at least 4 month for best distinguished results
Packaging: Avogain 5% solution is available in 50ml PE plastic