an antihypertensive and hair growth stimulant drug.
The first PDA-approved drug for the treatment of hair loss. Initially manufactured by Upjohn as Rogaine, minoxidil is a topical medication that slows hair loss and/or stimulates hair growth in some individuals.
a topical over-the-counter drug, also known as Rogaine, used to retain or restore hair
a vasodilator (trade name Loniten) used to treat severe hypertension; one side effect is hirsutism so it is also sold (trade name Rogaine) as a treatment for male-patterned baldness
a peripheral vasodilator; it is used as a drug to treat hypertension and has properties that stimulate hair growth, thus preventing hair loss.
An over the counter, topical treatment for hair loss. See also Rogaine.
The only FDA approved drug in the US for treatment of hair loss. It is not the only substance proven to grow hair, but the only one allowed to be sold and advertised for hair loss in the US .
generic name of the name brand drug Rogaine ®, used topically to retard hair loss and/or encourage hair growth.
a medication that helps to control high blood pressure when taken in tablet form and encourages hair growth when applied to the skin. NAIL PLATE: the hard, flat, translucent, and visible surface of the nail.
A prescription medication taken orally for the treatment of high blood pressure and used topically to retard hair loss and/ or encourage hair growth. Generic name for Rogaine.
A pharmaceutical compound that was originally used as an anti-hypertensive medication. Approved for use to treat hair loss under the name Rogaine, Minoxidil is believed to stimulate hair growth by opening the potassium channels in the follicle.
a piperidinopyrimidine derivative vasodilator that possesses hair growth stimulant properties, possibly involving direct stimulation of hair follicle epithelial growth. The first FDA drug approved for the treatment of MPB
Minoxidil is the generic name of the brand name drug Rogain. Rogain is manufactured by Upjohn and is FDA approved for the treatment hair loss. Minoxidil is available in the form of a topical lotion with varying strength from 2% to 5%. Minoxidil was the first drug to be approved by the FDA for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia.
Minoxidil is a vasodilator and originally was exclusively used as an oral drug (LonitenÂ®) to treat high blood pressure. It was, however, discovered to have the interesting side effect of hair growth and reversing baldness, and in the 1980s, Upjohn Corporation produced a topical solution that contained 2% minoxidil to be used to treat baldness and hair loss, under the brand name Rogaine in the United States, and Regaine outside the United States. Treatments usually include a 5% concentration solutions that are designed for men, while the 2% concentration solutions are designed for women.