minoxidil(redirected from Apo-Gain)
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A vasodilator, C9H15N5O, administered orally for the treatment of severe hypertension and used topically to promote the regrowth of hair in male and female pattern baldness.
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a drug applied to the scalp to counter baldness and also taken orally as a vasodilator
a vasodilating drug used for treating severe hypertension and also applied topically to promote hair growth in some types of baldness.
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|Noun||1.||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|