People undergoing scalp hypothermia report feeling uncomfortably cold and having headaches. Minoxidil (Rogaine). Applying minoxidil â€” a drug approved for hair loss â€” to your scalp before and during chemotherapy isn't likely to prevent your hair loss, although some research shows it may speed up your hair regrowth.
Hairloss (alopecia) chemotherapy side effect, causes, symptom management and when to contact your healthcare provider during cancer treatment.
Cold cap therapy. Wearing a cap or head covering that cools the scalp before, during, or after chemotherapy can help prevent hair loss from drugs given through .