Provillus | Minoxidil Solution while Breastfeeding
Most health expert recommend six month of exclusive breastfeeding but statics suggest that numbers are not good, almost 95% mothers start breastfeeding but this number drops to 40% in first three month and further it drops to 15% till fifth month. Sometime its due to need of medication usage. Because of these statics its important to provide good information on safety of drugs in breastfeeding so that it can be improved when possible. In this FAQ sheet we will discuss about exposure to Provillus | Minoxidil Solution while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Provillus | Minoxidil Solution.

What is Provillus | Minoxidil Solution used for?

to regrow hair on the top of the scalp (vertex only, see pictures on side of carton)

Brief: Hair regrowth treatment for men

I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Provillus | Minoxidil Solution. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

Provillus | Minoxidil Solution safe for breastfeeding
As per our analysis Provillus | Minoxidil Solution contains only one ingredient and that is Minoxidil. We have analyzed Minoxidil and it seems to be safe to use Minoxidil while breastfeeding, that means usage of Provillus | Minoxidil Solution shall be safe while breastfeeding. Below you can check more details of Minoxidil usage in breastfeeding. We recommend you to go through provided detailed analysis as below take decision accordingly.

Provillus | Minoxidil Solution Breastfeeding Analsys

Minoxidil while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 38304-91-5

It is excreted into breast milk in non-significant amount without side-effects observed among infants whose mothers were taking this medication. This small risk can further be minimized by avoiding to nurse one hour after taking the medication, a time at which milk level is higher (4, 10, 20 and 40 times higher than if occurs within 3, 6, 9 and 12 hours respectively) The American Academy of Pediatrics states that it is usually compatible with breastfeeding. Because, few published experience is available, it would be preferred better known options, especially within the neonatal period or in case of prematurity.

Provillus | Minoxidil Solution Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Minoxidil while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 38304-91-5

Because of the minimal amount of information on this potent agent, use minoxidil with caution, particularly when therapy involves a large maternal dosage or breastfeeding a newborn. Topical minoxidil should pose low risk to the breastfed infant.

Provillus | Minoxidil Solution and breastfeeding

What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Provillus | Minoxidil Solution?

Provillus | Minoxidil Solution is safe in breastfeeding and should not create any health problem for your baby but in case you feel any health issue associated with Provillus | Minoxidil Solution you should contact your doctor or health care provider. Be it pregnancy or lactation you shall keep your doctor informed.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Provillus | Minoxidil Solution, is it safe?

Usage of Provillus | Minoxidil Solution is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.

If I am using Provillus | Minoxidil Solution, will my baby need extra monitoring?


Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Provillus | Minoxidil Solution in breastfeeding?

National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300-100-0212 9.30am to 9.30pm, daily
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300-330-5453
La Leche League: 0345-120-2918
The Breastfeeding Network supporter line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300-456-2421
National Childbirth Trust (NCT): 0300-330-0700

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week