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Taking minoxidil orally may be more effective than using it topically—but it comes with some cautions

Minoxidil applied directly to the scalp is FDA-approved to treat hair loss, but a fair number of people discontinue the topical after trying it. It can cause itching. It sometimes irritates the scalp. You have to apply it twice a day, and that can be a pain because you have to get past the hair […]