Pros and cons of minoxidil
The pros and cons of minoxidil should be considered before starting treatment. Tablet medications like finasteride have a higher risk for side effects because they circulate throughout your body, whereas Regaine (minoxidil) is topically applied to your scalp. As a result, the risk of side effects for Regaine (minoxidil) is lower, making it one of the best hair growth products for men.
The side effects from Regaine (minoxidil) are usually localised to your scalp. These include itching, rash and headache. You may also have an allergic reaction including facial and throat swelling, heart palpitations, and low blood pressure. If you experience any signs that you are allergic to Regaine (minoxidil), immediately discontinue use and talk to your doctor about other treatments for hair loss.