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A trademark for the drug minoxidil.
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Noun1.Rogaine - a vasodilator (trade name Loniten) used to treat severe hypertensionRogaine - 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
vasodilative, vasodilator - a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
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Along with surgical procedures and grafts for hair restoration, the hair loss treatment manufacturing industry includes companies that produce oral and topical treatments, the most popular of which are Propecia and Rogaine.
OTC healthcare company Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) (TASE:PRGO) on Wednesday disclosed the first-to-market launch of the over-the-counter (OTC) store brand equivalent to Women's Rogaine 5% minoxidil foam (minoxidil topical aerosol, 5% foam) for the regrowth of hair on top of the scalp.
3%) * Growth Brands Brand Manufacturer Dollar Sales % Growth Rogaine Hair Growth Johnson & Johnson $78,363,000 +7.
In Jobrani's case, his mom felt she had the cure for his early onset of baldness, and it wasn't anything quite so conventional as Rogaine.
We've been watching Prince William's growing bald spot closely for years and we believe Rogaine can help," 3 am quoted a rep for Rogaine as saying.
Rogaine products (generic name: minoxidil topical) contain small amounts of a drug that lowers blood pressure.
Using this framework, the FDA has approved a wide range of products that can be used for enhancement, including Viagra for sexual potency, Prozac for psychic well-being, Rogaine for a fuller head of hair, Ritalin for improved concentration, Modafinil for greater wakefulness, Humatrope for increased height, and silicone gel-filled implants for larger breasts.
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For example, bupropion has been licensed separately as an antismoking drug (Zyban) and an antidepressant (Wellbutrin); Rogaine, now used to treat hair loss, was originally developed as a treatment for high blood pressure.
Rogaine is a topical cream applied directly to the scalp to stimulate hair growth.