Always use this medicine as described in the package insert, or as told by your doctor or pharmacist. Are you unsure about the correct use? If so, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
The recommended dose of Minoxidil is twice daily every 12 hours (for example, morning and evening).
The recommended daily dose is 1 ml of solution twice daily (10 sprays from the dispensing pump).
For use on the skin only, do not swallow. The recommended daily dosage is 1 ml twice daily (10 sprays when using the dosing pump). The maximum daily dosage is 2 ml (1 ml in the morning and 1 ml in the evening).
You should stick to the recommended daily dosage regardless of the severity of alopecia. If you think the effect of this drug is too strong or too weak, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Use in children and adolescents up to 18 years of age
This drug should not be used in patients younger than 18 years of age because the safety and efficacy of minoxidil in this group have not been established.
Use in patients older than 65 years of age
This drug should not be used in patients over 65 years of age because the safety and efficacy of minoxidil in this group has not been established.