- Release form and composition of the drug
- Pharmacological properties
- Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
- Indications for use
- At what age can the drug be used?
- Instructions for use, dosage for men and women
- Side effects
- special instructions
- Drug interactions
- Terms, conditions of sale and storage
- Video about Aminexil
One of the most effective drugs in the treatment of alopecia is Aminexil, which trichologists prescribe to their patients for hair loss.
The principle of the cosmetic product is based on preventing collagen hardening and increasing the blood supply to the scalp. This increases the penetration of nutrients to the hair follicles by 85%. After completing a full-fledged therapeutic course, the hair structure can be significantly improved.
Curls will acquire a beautiful shine, silkiness and natural elasticity after 90-120 days of daily use of Aminexil. It is necessary to use the product regularly. Before buying the drug, you need to consult with a trichologist and study the instructions for use to make sure there are no contraindications.
Release form and composition of the drug
Aminexil is a popular cosmetic product that is available in the form of a solution. The product is sold in small ampoules. If the instructions are followed, the active and auxiliary components of the drug do not affect the functioning of the internal organs. Cosmetologists recommend using aminexil in cases where the hair has lost its shine and become brittle as a result of frequent dyeing, straightening or perm.
But trichologists prescribe this drug even in the most difficult situations, when there is practically no hair left on the patient's head. In each case, the course of therapy is compiled by a specialist individually, since it all depends on the condition of the curls.
A properly selected composition of the drug allows to achieve a positive effect in the fight against hair loss:
- Denatured alcohol.
- Copolymers of methyl methacrylate (MMA).
- Purified water.
- PEG-40 (PEG, polyethylene glycol).
- Pyridoxine hydrochloride.
- Diaminopyrimidine oxide.
- Acrylate / Behenet-25 methacrylate copolymer.
- Lactic acid.
- Hydrogenated Castor Oil.
- Piroctone Olamine.
- Sodium citrate.
- Fragrance perfumery.
- Safflower glucoside.
- Butyloxytoluene (BHT).
The vitamins and trace elements present in its composition help to improve the result from the use of a cosmetic product, which have a positive effect on the development of follicles and hair growth. Aminexil is produced by different companies, but the composition of the drug in all cases is almost identical. 1 ampoule contains 1.5% aminexil, which is an active ingredient, and everything else is auxiliary components.
All the necessary clinical studies have been carried out by trichologists and dermatologists, which have shown that Aminexil reduces the likelihood of hair loss after a shower by 91%, and also by 89% - during the whole day. The drug has been tested in patients with sensitive scalp types. The cosmetic product is well tolerated and hypoallergenic. It contains no parabens (esters widely used as preservatives).
Aminexil for hair loss has been in great demand in Europe for more than 20 years, as this cosmetic product copes well with various forms of alopecia.
In laboratory conditions, experts have found that this drug has the following pharmacological properties:
- Promotes the formation of new blood vessels in the deep layers of the scalp.
- Increases the size of the hair follicle.
- Significantly lengthens the hair growth phase.
- Expands blood vessels, which helps improve blood flow to the hair follicle.
- Increases hair thickness.
Aminexil acts on the body quite mildly, due to which the risk of adverse reactions is minimal. With a 78% chance, the product helps to stop further hair loss, even in the most severe cases.
To prevent the development of alopecia, the drug can be used 2-3 times a week. But with rapid hair loss, Aminexil is recommended to be used simultaneously with Minoxidil (this is a vasodilator antihypertensive drug, the side effect of which is to stimulate growth hair).
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
Aminexil for Hair Loss helps reduce collagen synthesis around the hair follicle. Additionally, the drug prevents the proliferation of connective tissue with the subsequent appearance of cicatricial changes, which is associated with the presence of a chronic inflammatory process in the patient's body. Periodic use of a cosmetic product reduces the likelihood of hair follicle death by 93%.
The first positive results from the use of Aminexil can be seen only after 3-4 months of continuous therapy.
If the problem of hair loss is associated with a person's genetic characteristics or hormonal changes, then for to achieve a lasting effect, you need to use a cosmetic product throughout your life, but only with breaks. For this reason, before buying Aminexil, you must definitely consult with a trichologist, who, after examining the patient, will determine the exact cause of hair loss.
The components of the cosmetic product do not affect the functioning of the internal organs. The drug is excreted naturally (along with urine, feces).
Indications for use
The demand for Aminexil is constantly increasing, which is why several large companies produce this cosmetic product at once.
The following brands were in greatest demand:
- Aminexil PRO by Vichy.
- Aminexil Advanced from L'oreal.
- Aminexil GL from Kerastase.
The composition of Aminexil is selected in such a way as not only to improve the nutrition of the hair follicles, but also to increase the resistance of the scalp to the negative effects of external factors.
Trichologists recommend using the drug in cases where hair loss is triggered by the following factors:
- Nervous exhaustion, frequent stress, climate change.
- Lack of vitamins, minerals and beneficial trace elements in the diet.
- Hormonal Disorders. Most often in women this occurs during pregnancy and after childbirth, but in men, the development of alopecia may be associated with age-related changes.
- The use of medications that negatively affect the condition of the scalp.
- Too frequent hairdressing procedures (for example, dyeing, curling).
- Genetic predisposition to hair loss.
- Androgenic alopecia in women (male pattern baldness is associated with a high concentration of male hormones in the body).
Trichologists prescribe Aminexil to their patients before and after the hair transplant procedure. Thanks to this, it is possible to increase the final positive effect by 85%.
Aminexil is one of the most effective remedies in the fight against alopecia, but trichologists say that not all patients can use the remedy for hair loss. Before buying ampoules with a cosmetic solution, it is recommended to study the instructions to make sure there are no contraindications.
The annotation to the medicinal product indicates that it is prohibited to use it in the presence of diseases and conditions:
- Children's age (up to 14 years old).
- Hypersensitivity of the body to the components of the drug.
- The period of bearing a child.
- Heart failure.
- The period of breastfeeding the baby.
If the patient uses Aminexil without taking into account contraindications, then there is a high probability of adverse reactions. In severe cases, the risk of developing concomitant pathologies increases.
At what age can the drug be used?
Aminexil for hair loss is not recommended for use until the age of 14. If a child is diagnosed with alopecia, then the trichologist must determine the exact cause of the development of this disease so that an individual treatment regimen can be drawn up.
In pediatrics, to effectively combat hair loss in children, it is customary to use more gentle drugs that are safe for a growing body. In addition, specialists conduct cryotherapy and darsonvalization sessions (technique physiotherapeutic effects on the surface tissues and mucous membranes of the body by impulse high-frequency currents).
Instructions for use, dosage for men and women
Aminexil should be used like any other similar serum. The product should be used after each shampooing when the hair is dry. The drug is applied to the head and gently rubbed in with gentle movements until it is completely absorbed.
After completing the procedure, you do not need to rinse off the product. The dosage of Aminexil for men and women does not differ: you need to use 1 ampoule of the drug daily for 3-4 months. After that, it is recommended to take a break. To obtain a lasting result, the cosmetic solution must be applied every spring and autumn.
To prevent the development of alopecia, Aminexil should be used 2-3 times a week on an ongoing basis. The exact scheme for the use of a cosmetic product can only be drawn up by a qualified trichologist, since each case is individual.
In 98% of all cases, Aminexil is well tolerated by the body of patients of different ages.
Only in isolated situations can the drug provoke the occurrence of adverse reactions:
- Increased body temperature.
- Allergic reaction (Quincke's edema, itching, burning and redness of the skin).
- A sharp decrease in blood pressure indicators.
- Swelling of the face.
- Nausea, vomiting.
- Stool disorder.
In the event of adverse reactions, it is recommended to abandon the further use of Aminexil and seek advice from a trichologist in order to choose the most suitable one together with a specialist analogue.
In medical practice, no cases of overdose with the cosmetic product Aminexil have yet been recorded.
But if you use 3 ampoules of the drug daily, then the patient may experience the following symptoms:
- Headache attacks.
- Allergic reaction (itching and burning of the scalp).
- General malaise.
- Heart palpitations.
- Short-term decrease in visual acuity.
If, after discontinuation of the drug, the condition within 24 hours. has not improved, then you need to seek advice from your doctor, who in case necessary, prescribe symptomatic treatment and help you choose an effective analogue of the remedy for hair loss.
Only a qualified trichologist or cosmetologist can decide on the need for the patient to use Aminexil. Self-medication of alopecia is fraught with rapid progression of the disease and the occurrence of various complications.
For the safe and effective use of the drug, it is recommended to adhere to the following rules:
- To treat alopecia, use Aminexil only as a course. It is best to apply the product to clean and slightly damp hair using a special applicator, which is used for dyeing hair.
- At the beginning of the course, hair loss in 97% of cases increases, which confirms the effect of the drug. The principle of action of Aminexil on hair follicles allows to achieve loss of old hair in order to stimulate the growth of new curls.
- After evenly distributing the cosmetic product, massage it into the scalp with massage movements. The frequency of repetition of the procedure depends on the condition of the patient's hair.
- It is recommended to use Aminexil until the desired result is achieved. If you interrupt the therapy ahead of time, then after 30-60 days the hair will begin to fall out again with the same intensity.
Every day during the procedure, you can use the entire contents of the ampoule or only half. The preparation does not leave greasy deposits on the hair. After the procedure, the scalp becomes softer, and the hair acquires a natural silkiness and shine, combined with a delicate fruity aroma.
The components of Aminexil are not addictive. After stopping the use of a cosmetic product, the withdrawal syndrome does not occur. Aminexil is not a hormonal drug. When used correctly, the active and auxiliary components of the product do not affect visual acuity and speed psychomotor reaction, due to which during the course of the therapeutic course you can drive a car and difficult mechanisms.
Trichologists recommend not to combine Aminexil with other cosmetics, the action of which is aimed at combating hair loss. The use of additional drugs and drugs can reduce the effectiveness of therapy by 30-60%. For a faster achievement of the desired result, it is recommended to eat a balanced diet and additionally take vitamins to increase the protective functions of the immune system and improve the condition of the skin, hair.
Aminexil for hair loss is a rather expensive remedy. For this reason, patients are often looking for an equally effective, but more affordable drug. In pharmacology, there is a fairly large list of tools that are designed to strengthen hair follicles and improve the condition of curls.
|Drug name||Description||Average price in Russia (rub.)|
|Vichy DERCOS AMINEXIL INTENSIVE 5||This product prevents collagen from hardening near the hair follicle and helps to maintain elasticity and softness of tissues. The preparation saturates the hair with all the necessary nutrients, and also restores its structure from the inside. The standard therapeutic course implies that the patient will use 1 ampoule with a cosmetic solution every 1-2 days. With intense hair loss, trichologists recommend using 1 monodose daily. To achieve a positive effect, therapy should last 2-3 months.||4191|
|L'oreal Professionnel Aminexil Advanced||It is an effective broad-spectrum cosmetic product, thanks to which hair becomes softer, stronger, acquire a natural shine, comb well and lend themselves better styling. The preparation has a pleasant fruity aroma, is invisible on the hair and is quickly absorbed. For rapid hair loss, 1 ampoule of L'oreal Professionnel Aminexil Advanced should be used daily for 8 weeks. To prevent the development of alopecia, the drug should be used 2-4 ampoules per week. The therapeutic course must be taken 2 times a year - in spring and autumn. The therapy should last 2 months.||2610|
|Biolage Scalpsync Aminexil||The drug prevents the development of alopecia, strengthens the hair follicles. Biolage Scalpsync Aminexil is suitable for all hair types. The cosmetic product should be used in 1 ampoule every other day for 8 weeks. In severe cases, the manufacturer recommends rubbing the drug into the scalp daily (at least 7 weeks in a row). To achieve a lasting result, the therapeutic course must be repeated 2 times a year.||1439|
|Kerastase Specifique Aminexil Force R||This product is intended for an intensive course against hair loss. With regular use of the drug, you can restore hair volume, restore its previous shine and elasticity. Cosmetologists recommend using Kerastase Specifique Aminexil Force R even in cases where alopecia is severely neglected. The product should be used for 7-8 weeks during the period of active hair loss (spring, autumn). The drug should be evenly distributed over the entire surface of the head and rubbed into the skin with massaging movements. For daily hair care, you can use Prevention Shampoo.||3973|
|Matrix Biolage Scalpsync Pro-Aminexil Anti-Hair Loss Tonic||The product is intended for professional care and prolongation of the hair's life cycle. The product has a light texture, due to which it is instantly absorbed into the scalp, giving root volume. The drug is indicated for men and women with signs of alopecia. To get thick, silky hair, you need to use 1 ampoule of the product once a day for 8-10 weeks. To achieve the maximum effect, it is recommended to repeat the course 2 times a year.||2110|
|Redken cerafill maximize||This product with aminexil, omega-6 and arginine was created on the basis of the innovative Redken technology, thanks to which the intensity of hair loss can be significantly reduced. Vitamin E included in the composition perfectly moisturizes the scalp. An omega-6 derivative improves the condition of hair follicles. Apply the product using the applicator to clean, slightly damp hair roots. The therapeutic course is designed for 2-3 months. During this time, you need to use 1 ampoule of the drug 1 time per day. The feasibility of prolonging therapy can only be assessed by a trichologist or a cosmetologist.||2739|
Trichologists do not recommend choosing a remedy for hair loss on your own, since it is initially necessary to correctly determine the cause of what is happening. For this, it is imperative to undergo a comprehensive examination of the body. After that, the specialist will be able to select an effective drug and draw up an individual course of therapy.
Terms, conditions of sale and storage
Store the cosmetic product Aminexil in a well-ventilated, dry place out of the reach of children and direct sunlight. The air temperature in the room should be between +15 and +21 C. The shelf life of the drug is 3 years. After this period, it is prohibited to use the unused product, as otherwise the risk of adverse reactions increases.
The cost of the drug Aminexil largely depends on the selected manufacturer, which can be added to composition of expensive vitamin complexes to provide hair follicles with additional food. You can buy a cosmetic product on the Internet, as well as at any regular pharmacy.
The average price of Aminexil varies from 3010 to 6080 rubles. The slightly inflated cost of the drug for hair loss is justified by its effectiveness in cases where other means did not help to make the hair thick and silky.
Video about Aminexil
Aminexil is a replacement for Minoxidil: