Cas No: 98319-26-7
Appearance: White powder
Molecular formula: C9H15N5O
Molecular weight: 209.25g/mol.
Minoxidil is an FDA-approved medication for the treatment of hair loss.
Minoxidil is a vasodilator medication known for its ability to slow or stop hair loss and promote hair regrowth.
General Pharmacologic Properties
Minoxidil is an orally effective direct acting peripheral vasodilator that reduces elevated systolic and diastolic blood pressure by decreasing peripheral vascular resistance.
Effects on Blood Pressure and Target Organs
Minoxidil usually decreased the blood pressure and reversed encephalopathy and retinopathy.
Absorption and Metabolism
Minoxidil does not bind to plasma proteins, and its renal clearance corresponds to the glomerular filtration rate.
Cardiac Lesions in Animals
Minoxidil produces several cardiac lesions in animals.
Minoxidil is used to help hair growth and slow balding. It is effective for people under age 40 who is suffering hair loss. Minoxidil has no effect on receding hairlines. It does not cure baldness; New hair will loss within a few months once the drug is stopped.