Extra Strength Generic Rogaine For Men 5% Topical Solution, 4oz, 2 Month Supply
Extra strength 5% generic Rogaine "breathes" life back into aged and shrunken hair follicles, restarting the cycle of hair growth. Minoxidil, the active ingredient in Rogaine is FDA-approved to treat male pattern baldness and clinically-proven to work!
Men, It's Possible to Regrow Your Hair
Minoxidil revives aged and shrunken hair follicles by reopening blood supply to the scalp. It's famous for helping sprout new hair on the top of the scalp, and there are also plenty reports of success at the hairline as well.
Male pattern balding affects at least 40% of men. Hair loss can begin in men as early as 30 years old and can be attributed to hereditary and stress/environmental factors.
Minoxidil is the active ingredient in brand name Rogaine for men. Use it to stimulate hair loss at the top of the scalp. This twice a day topical treatment is not recommended for hair loss at the side of the hairline.
Fear not: A temporary side-effect may be initial hair loss (shedding), but 50% of men in the study "Use of topical minoxidil in the treatment of male pattern baldness" grew hair of "moderate to dense thickness." Use of topical minoxidil in the treatment of male pattern baldness." grew hair of "moderate to dense thickness."1 Minoxidil widens blood vessels and opens potassium channels. Doing so allows more oxygen, blood, and nutrients to the follicles, enabling them to begin their function of growing hair again.
Other brand names for minoxidil include Apo-Gain, Keranique and Women's Rogaine.
How Does Minoxidil Regrow Hair?
Minoxidil belongs to a class of drugs called vasodilators which relax smooth muscles in blood vessels. Once relaxed, the blood vessels widen resulting in increased blood flow and reopened potassium channels to the hair follicles. With a new supply of oxygen, blood, and nutrients, the follicles restart their function of growing hair.
Minoxidil 5% is proven to be an effective treatment for baldness in men and women. Balding is also called alopecia. A temporary side-effect of using minoxidil may be initial hair loss (shedding). But don't worry, new hair growth should follow.
Is Male Pattern Baldness Different than Going Bald?
Not really. If a male has "male pattern baldness " then plainly stated, he IS going bald, i.e. losing his hair. The word "male" is added to distinguish male and female baldness due to their different patterns. With men, balding begins at the top of the scalp and hairline, known as a receding hairline. For women, balding using begins at the top of the scalp with thinning of hair at the part.
1 Kulick MI. Topical minoxidil: its use in treatment of male pattern baldness. Ann Plast Surg. 1988 Sep;21(3):273-5.
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Minoxidil 5% is an effective treatment for alopecia, male pattern balding. It can only be used for hair loss at the top of the scalp and not the sides or hairline.
A temporary side-effect may be initial hair loss shedding). New hair growth follows.
Minoxidil widens blood vessels and opens potassium channels. Doing so allows more oxygen, blood, and nutrients to the follicles, enabling them to begin their function fo growing hair again.
Common brands names for Minoxidil are Rogaine, Apo-Gain, Keranique and Women's Rogaine.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Tell your physician all medications you are taking. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: drugs for high blood pressure (e.g., guanethidine), drugs that interact with alcohol (e.g., disulfiram, metronidazole).