Minoxidil Solution is an antihypertensive vasodilator medication, available as a generic medication and over the counter for the treatment of androgenic alopecia, a form of hair loss, in people.
Minoxidil, applied topically, is widely used for the treatment of hair loss. It is effective in helping promote hair growth in people with androgenic alopecia regardless of sex. It must be used indefinitely for continued support of existing hair follicles and the maintenance of any experienced hair regrowth.
- Trade Names : Rogaine
- CAS Number : 38304-91-5
- Formula : C9H15N5O
- Molar Mass : 209.251 g/mol g·mol−1
- Melting Point : 248 °C (478 °F)
- Solubility in water : <1 mg/mL (20 °C)