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Minoxidil: Topical solution

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What is this medicine?

MINOXIDIL (mi NOX i dill) is used to increase new hair growth in cases of hereditary hair loss. When applied to the scalp, this medicine can promote hair growth in men with male pattern baldness. This medicine can also help women with thin hair and frontal hair loss. Women should not use extra-strength minoxidil products.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Rogaine: Topical solution

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Minoxidil: Topical solution
Usage by Gender
82.76%
17.24%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
3.45%
34.48%
46.55%
15.52%
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