minoxidil

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n minoxidil 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


In news:

Perrigo announced that it has initiated market launch and made its first shipments of minoxidil 5% foam, which is a generic version of Rogaine 5% foam hair regrowth treatment, to its retail and wholesale customers.
Minoxidil 5% foam is marketed under store- or own-label brands.
Ei now has minoxidil in a convenient sprayer version available for private label and branded customers, according to the company.
Minoxidil, which was first used as an oral drug to treat high blood pressure, was later found to induce hair growth.
Men's Minoxidil 15% Azelaic 5% Hair regrowth topical, 60ml.
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