A slowly emerging practice among American dermatologists is bringing incredible results for people suffering from hair loss and is relatively cheap.

But the medication isn’t actually new – in fact, the ingredient minoxidil, has been used for years in topical hair loss treatments in the forms of sprays, foams.

What’s different, is that it’s now being provided to hair loss patients in the form of a low-dose oral tablet.

But while more dermatologists in America are looking to provide access to the tablet treatment,

In Australia it’s a lot harder to access minoxidil tablets.

Commonly, minoxidil is sold as loniten in 10mg doses to treat high blood pressure.

First of all, the tablet has to be consumed in low-enough doses that it doesn’t significantly impact blood pressure.

But in order to treat hair loss, tablets need to be at around 1-2mg doses