Lacovin solución 50 mg/ml 4x60 ml
Solution that applied to the scalp stimulates hair growth in adults with androgenetic alopecia.
This package includes 4 flasks 60 ml each
What Lacovin is and what it is used for
Lacovin is a solution for use on the skin of the scalp that stimulates hair growth in individuals with androgenic alopecia (most common type of baldness) when applied topically.
This medicine is indicated for the treatment of moderate hair loss of androgenic origin in adults.
You should see a doctor or pharmacist if it gets worse or does not improve after 30 days.
How to use LACOVIN
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The recommended dose is 2 ml a day.
- Wash your hands before application.
- Hair and scalp must be completely dry when applying the product.
- Apply 1 ml of solution with the help of the syringe, twice a day, in the morning and at night.
- Spread the amount of solution with the fingertips on the area to be treated, starting from the center of it. Do not apply it to other areas of the body.
- Do not use a hand dryer to speed up the drying of the product.
- The daily dose will not be more than 2 ml, regardless of the extent of the hairless area to be treated.
- Wash your hands carefully after application to avoid hair growth on other unwanted areas of the body.
As with other medications, the degree of response to treatment depends on each patient, therefore, a 4-month treatment may be necessary before hair begins to grow.
The recommended daily dose should be respected regardless of the extent of the alopecia. Do not increase the dose or the frequency of application.
Your doctor or pharmacist will indicate the duration of your treatment with Lacovin. Do not stop treatment prematurely, as there are data that if you stop treatment for 3-4 months, you may return to the initial state of alopecia that you had before starting treatment.
Use in children and adolescents
Lacovin is not recommended for use in children or adolescents as no studies have been conducted in them.
Use in over 65 years
The use of Lacovin in people over 65 years of age is not recommended as no studies have been conducted on them.
If you use more Lacovin than you should
If you have used more Lacovin than you should, immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Accidental or voluntary overdose after topical application of minoxidil will produce an increase in the intensity of dermatological adverse effects, especially itching (itching), dryness, skin irritation and eczema (acute or chronic inflammatory skin condition).
Signs and symptoms after accidental or voluntary ingestion of minoxidil may include, but are not limited to, hypotension (decreased blood pressure), tachycardia (acceleration of the heartbeat), edema (swelling, excessive fluid accumulation), and congestive heart failure. (heart failure).
In case of overdose or accidental ingestion, immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist, or go to a medical center, or call the Toxicology Information Service, telephone: 91 562 04 20, indicating the medicine and the amount ingested.
If you forget to use Lacovin
- In the initial period of treatment:
Give yourself the missed dose as soon as possible and then follow the guideline that your doctor or pharmacist has recommended. Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
- In the maintenance period:
Apply the next dose as usual and continue your treatment.
If you stop taking Lacovin
Stopping treatment for 3-4 months can cause you to return to the initial state of alopecia prior to treatment.
If the symptoms described appear, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.