minoxidil minoxidil  /mɪ ˈnɑk sɪ dɪl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

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Usage(s):

  1. It may be that minoxidil will be most effective as a preventive measure, applied at the earliest signs of balding.
  2. The closest thing to a miracle cure for hair loss in women is minoxidil, best known by the brand name Rogaine.
  3. It is not banning any prescription drugs, notably minoxidil, an anti-high-blood-pressure medication that Upjohn is now testing on baldness.

News

  • FDA Approved Minoxidil gets a New BOOST to Re-Grow Hair

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over 80 million men and women deal with hair loss in America*. The FDA approved hair loss drug Minoxidil can now get a boost from a new hair loss product called MinoxiBoost says Scott Cirillo, the owner of Binc Pharmaceuticals. The...
    on August 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

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