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 » Beauty & Fashion Hair

Rogaine, or minoxidil, is clinically proven to regrow hair on balding spots on the head; however, the effects are limited and temporary. When people take minoxidil orally for blood pressure, it sometimes causes hair grow... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The active ingredient in Rogaine, minoxidil, works by increasing hair follicles and strengthening existing hair to grow thicker. The exact process that causes this reaction is still unknown and has not been studied fully... More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Chemical Hair Treatments

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 » Beauty & Fashion Hair

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 » Beauty & Fashion Hair

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 Rogaine use may result in burning, stinging or redness at the appli... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Side Effects