Minoxidil is a wonderful drug regularly prescribed by doctors to treat hair loss. But it works only in half of the users. And major problem is that one should wait for a minimum of six months to see the results. Minoxidil response varies from person to person, and it is frustrating for minoxidil non-responders as they wait for such a long time by spending more money and wasting time.
Minoxidil is in an inactive form and it will be activated and converted into minoxidil sulfate by sulphotransferase. In minoxidil responders, more sulphotransferase is present in the scalp and in non-responders very minimal amount of sulfotransferase is present which reduces the efficacy of minoxidil for hair loss treatment. Detecting the sulphotransferase enzyme levels provide information about minoxidil response for hair loss treatment.
A new start-up in India TrichoGene launched MRT-Minoxidil Response Test to detect the efficacy of minoxidil in as low as 7 -14 days with the simple buccal swab. TrichoGene was founded by Dr M Sai Babu and Mohd. Rizwan Younus aims to provide Minoxidil Response Test for a very affordable price and make it publicly available. So, everyone who is planning to use minoxidil should get tested, and based on the response rates they can opt for more precise and personalized treatment.
All Minoxidil users can use this opportunity to check for minoxidil response, which saves a lot of time and money. TrichoGene-MRT is clinically validated and backed by a lot of scientific evidence published in peer-reviewed journals. You need to log in to www.trichogene.in to book the test. The TrichoGene -MRT kit will be sent to your address by speed courier. Once you receive the kit, you need to collect a saliva sample by following the precautions given in the leaflet. After sample collection send back a sample to the lab. Your samples will be analysed and the Minoxidil response test report can be downloaded from the link provided.