Last update: Jan. 31, 2018


Very Low Risk for breastfeeding

Safe. Compatible.
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

A product which is used topically without there being any scientific proof of its effectiveness. It has hardly any bibliographical references in medical literature and a single published study indicates its very low effectiveness in hair regrowth (Orasan 2016).

Since the last update, we have not found published data on its excretion in breast milk.

The small dose used and very low plasma absorption of most topical dermatological preparations make it unlikely that a significant amount will transfer into breast milk.

It is normal to lose hair in the months following pregnancy and this has nothing to do with breastfeeding but with the end of the resting phase in hair loss that occurs during pregnancy. Within 12 months of giving birth, the hair grows back without causing alopecia.


We do not have alternatives for Kopexil since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

Kopexil is also known as Aminexil. Here it is a list of alternative known names::

Kopexil in other languages or writings:


Kopexil belongs to this group or family:


Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. Bajo - Poor %
Molecular weight 126 daltons


  1. Orasan MS, Bolfa P, Coneac A, Muresan A, Mihu C. Topical Products for Human Hair Regeneration: A Comparative Study on an Animal Model. Ann Dermatol. 2016 Abstract

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