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Regaine is an effective hair loss treatment that can slow down and even reverse the signs of male pattern baldness.
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The causes of baldness will play a large part in whether Regaine is effective. It’s specifically designed to treat male pattern baldness which starts at the top of the scalp, although it can have an effect on some other types of hair loss.
We can help you decide whether Regaine will be effective for you, or if another treatment might be better. Tell us about your health to get expert recommendations from our clinician.
Some men may find that Regaine Extra Strength Foam takes three months to become effective, but everyone is different. If you haven’t noticed any change within four months you should have a chat with our clinician about other options.
It’s recommended that you take Regaine for at least two months before deciding if the treatment is working, as it will likely take at least this amount of time before you see its effects.
If you’ve been bald for a long period of time or the area of your scalp in question is large and bare, you’re unlikely to get much benefit from using Regaine.
Regaine cannot completely reverse baldness, but it can greatly help men with mild to moderate symptoms that haven’t been present for a number of years.
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You should clean your hands before and after using Regaine, as well as any areas of the body that came into contact with it. Make sure your scalp is completely dry before you apply it, so the foam can be absorbed fully.
The foam is designed to melt into the skin quickly. This happens faster when the skin is warm, so it’s best to make sure your hands are cool to the touch before handling Regaine. If your hands need cooling, rinse them under a cold tap and dry thoroughly before use.
Press the nozzle of the can while holding it upside down so its contents can be dispensed onto the fingertips.
You should use no more than 1g per dosage, which is the equivalent of half a cap. Then, gently massage the foam into the area of the scalp that’s affected.
Leave the foam on for at least 12 hours to get the full benefits of the treatment. You shouldn’t exceed more than 2g per day, which means no more than using it twice a day or every 12 hours.
If you forget to take a dose of Regaine just carry on taking it as you normally would. While it’s ideal if you can remember to take it perfectly, a missed application here and there won’t make much of a difference. You shouldn’t take two doses of Regaine to make up for a missed dose.
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