Rogaine, the trade name of the hair growth drug minoxidil, works for women by treating androgenetic alopecia. Women's Rogaine Foam, manufactured specifically for use by women, is FDA-approved and has a 5% concentration o... More »

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Rogaine, generic name minoxidil, is effective for androgenetic alopecia, female pattern hair loss. Rogaine is the only FDA-approved treatment for androgenic alopecia, which about one-third of women experience.. More »

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Apply Rogaine for women by applying the prescribed amount to a dry scalp, allowing it to dry between two to four hours after applying. Avoid shampooing hair for at least four hours after applying, and do not use a hairdr... More »

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Rogaine works on frontal baldness as long as the area is just beginning to thin. Rogaine is effective on any area where there is miniaturized hair. Miniaturized hair on the scalp is not easily visible to the naked eye, s... More »

Women can use products with 5 percent minoxidil, such as Rogaine, to treat hair thinning or complete hair loss on the front of the scalp. One benefit of the 5 percent product is that it causes the hair to thicken, claims... More »

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One remedy to prevent hair loss in men is to use the foam or lotion known as minoxidil, also known as Rogaine, according to WebMD. There are also pills that are intended to prevent hair loss. Whether a man starts to lose... More »

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Women and men who use Rogaine can experience the same side effects, as minoxidil is the main ingredient in all types of Rogaine, according to Drugs.com. Rogaine use may result in burning, stinging or redness at the appli... More »

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