Minoxidil in the Treatment of Refractory Hypertension
- Quantitative Estimation of Hair Growth I. Androgenetic Alopecia in Women: Effect of Minoxidil. Price, Vera H.; Menefee, Emory // Journal of Investigative Dermatology;Dec90, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p683
Quantitative growth of hair over a 40-week period is reported for eight women with androgenetic alopecia. Using a random, double-blind protocol, the women were given either a 2% minoxidil solution or a placebo of vehicle only. Hair in a permanently marked site on the fronto-parietal scalp was...
- HAIR TODAY, GONE TOMORROW. Lutz, Brobson // New Orleans Magazine;Jun2007, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p36
The article provides information about male-pattern baldness and options for treatment. Common male-pattern baldness is also known as androgenetic alopecia that refers to hair loss generated by a combination of genetic and male hormonal factors. There is no blood test to diagnose androgenetic...
- minoxidil. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p509
An encyclopedia entry for "minoxidil" is presented. It is a vasodilator drug used to treat severe hypertension. Hair growth, especially on the face, is stimulated by a prolonged use of the drug. This side effect is beneficial for male-pattern baldness. to stimulate hair regrowth, preparations...
- Regaine. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p654
An encyclopedia entry for "Regaine" is presented. Regaine is a brand name for minoxidil which is used as a topical location to treat male-pattern baldness.
- Direct Effects of Minoxidil on Epidermal Cells in Culture. Cohen, Rhonna L.; Alves, Mario E. A. F.; Weiss, Virginia C.; West, Dennis P.; Chambers, Donald A. // Journal of Investigative Dermatology;Jan1984, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p90
Minoxidil, a potent antihypertensive agent, induces generalized hypertrichosis when administered systemically, or localized hair regrowth when applied topically to sites of severe alopecia areata. The pharmacologic mechanisms by which minoxidil stimulates hair growth are unknown. This study was...
- MINOXIDIL. // Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2012, p560
The article presents information on minoxidi, an antihypertensive drug, including its dosage, usage, adverse reactions, side effects, precautions when administering, and possible interaction with other drugs.
- MINOXIDIL (Topical). // Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2012, p562
The article presents information on minoxidil, a hair growth stimulant, including its dosage, usage, adverse reactions, side effects, precautions when administering, and possible interaction with other drugs.
- Evaluation of Oral Minoxidil in the Treatment of Alopecia Areata. Lang Jr., Pearon G. // Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Mar88, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p276
The article focuses on a research paper "Evaluation of Oral Minoxidil in the Treatment of Alopecia Areata," in which the authors analyzed that see if higher tissue levels could be obtained via oral administration of minoxidil which might then lead to a higher response rate. Sixty-five patients...
- Topical Minoxidil Therapy for Androgenetic Alopecia. A 30-Month Study. Lang Jr., Pearon G. // Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Mar88, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p277
The article focuses on a research paper "Topical Minoxidil Therapy for Androgenetic Alopecia: A 30-Month Study," that investigated the efficacy and safety of long-term topical minoxidil in the management of androgenetic alopecia. Seventy two adult males with hair loss patterns ranging from III...