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I Prevail. The End Of A Long Agonizing Road.

Discussion in 'Success Stories' started by AnxiousAndy, Jan 9, 2019.

  1. Derelict

    Derelict Experienced Member My Regimen

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    25mg is probably more than i would like to take, im sticking with 20mg at night, i don't wan't to go any higher than that. I should add im also taking spironolactone so i have to be even more careful now with oral minoxidil.
     
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    At least you probably do not have to worry abuot water retention, couse spironolactone is a diuretic.

    I am ready to increase the dose to 40-50mg one day. But I must be sure that the regrowth will increase with the dose. I still have great blood pressure.

    I spoke to a certain user who claimed that he reduced doses of oral Minoxidil and the results remained the same. But who knows...

    Anyway, by the end of May I will not increase the dose
     
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    Nvm, Im fucking greedy, I increase the dose to 30 mg today.

    I should publish my thread this weekend

    Side effects update:
    Red and hot ears when I'm stressed <lol>
    Almost certain that I have dark circles
    Gained weight, but I do not see any signs of water retention anywhere. <I have a shitty diet, so I'm still not convinced about it>
     
  4. Michel Iorio

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    I’m doing 5mg / day split into two doses and regrowth has been great.

    Why take a risk when you’re already getting results?

    If you have to stop because of sides, you may end up losing all your gains.

    Just food for thought,
     
  5. DuckThisSheet

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    The theory is that the more you take minoxidil, the better you should have the results, thats why.
    And I really want to go back to the straight hairline.

    But... well, maybe you are right, i ll hold back and stay with my dosage
     
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    Yes, I understand.

    How long have you been taking it?

    I’m 5 months in and still seeing growth.
     
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    BetaBoy Established Member My Regimen

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    bridgeburn Senior Member My Regimen

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    up to a certain point because it depends on how much sulfotransferase you make which converts min to its active form. If you take more min than sulfotransferase available then it's pointless
     
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    Yakitori Experienced Member My Regimen

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    Did you do always do 2.5mg two times per day? Or did you try once per day at either 2.5mg or 5mg?
     
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    I started with 2.5 once a day for about a month and now been on 2.5 X 2 for about 4 months.

    Might increase to 7.5 eventually if I don’t see regrowth anymore but for now the Dermapen is also helping thicken or sprout hairs along the hairline.

    Cheers,
     
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    Yakitori Experienced Member My Regimen

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    Cheers.

    I started 2.5mg once per day yesterday. I originally intended to go 5mg once per day but could be worth trying lower to begin with so I went with 2.5mg. Did you get any signs of regrowth in that first month of just 2.5mg once per day?

    Also, did you respond to topical? I never did.
     
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    Hi, I only noticed a change towards the end of the second month.

    Used topical for years, even at high concentrations (12-15%), it never did anything for me.
     
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  13. Yakitori

    Yakitori Experienced Member My Regimen

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    No shedding yet what so ever after 9 days but we'll see. Topical made me shed a little bit but not overly much after the 1st week that lasted for almost 2 weeks.
     
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    Your nickname is beautiful xD
     

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