from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for the drug minoxidil.

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  • 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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  • The study was commissioned in 1989 by the Upjohn Co., producer of a popular preparation called Rogaine, which claims to restore hair.

    A Really Bad Hair Day

  • Rogaine, which is also available over the counter now, costs about $25 a month, and a month's supply of Propecia runs about $75.

    The Seattle Times

  • Drug Administrationto promote a topical treatment known as Rogaine which contains 2% minoxidil and used solely for the treatment of male hair thinning, Minoxidil has been shown to be useful for hair regrowth both in the scalps frontal areaand also the vertex spot in treating male-pattern hair loss.

    The Global Perspective

  • Joy Pasqualoni, a spokeswoman for Rogaine, which is manufactured by Johnson

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Many doctors will also suggest using minoxidil brand name Rogaine to speed the rate of regrowth.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Women who discover they have the gene can start looking for things to slow the process down using the same medications as men, like Rogaine, which is a topical foam.

    KVUE HealthVue

  • Some women have gotten more than they bargained for after using extra-strength Rogaine, which is intended for men.

    South Florida - South Florida Recipes

  • FDA is Rogaine, which is a minoxidil 2\% and 5\% topical application.

    Best Syndication -

  • As for the baldness cures, CR looked into drug treatments such as Rogaine and Propecia and also at the pros and cons of hair-graft surgery.

    For youthful appearance, snake oil or sex?

  • An estimated $3.5 billion is already spent on hopes for new hair such as Rogaine and Hair

    ABC News: Top Stories


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