About Rogaine

Rogaine is one of the more popular over-the-counter topical hair loss treatments. This article will provide you with a basic understanding of Rogaine from our ISHRS physician's perspective.

Using Rogaine (Minoxidil) as a Hair Loss Treatment

Minoxidil is moderately effective and can be helpful for some people with hair loss. A 5% solution of minoxidil is now available and clinical investigators report it to be considerably more effective than the 2% solution in halting hair loss and stimulating new hair growth.
 

Using Finasteride (Propecia®) as a Hair Loss Treatment

Finasteride (brand name Propecia®) is an orally administered medication for male pattern hair loss (MPHL) and it's effects in slowing hair loss and stimulating new hair growth work best for early to moderate degrees of hair loss.
 

Hair Loss & Miracle Cures

Advances in surgical and microsurgical technique over the past 50 years make surgical treatment of hair loss a possibility for many of the millions of Americans

Hair Loss & Miracle Cures

Advances in understanding of the biochemistry and physiology of hair growth and hair loss make medical treatment of hair loss a scientifically documented reality for the first time in history.
 

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