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Minoxidil for all types of alopecia?

Promote Hair Growth in Androgenetic Alopecia

Topical minoxidil solution and foam are used to promote hair growth in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia. Minoxidil is not indicated for treatment of telogen effluvium or alopecia areata.

Efficacy and safety data are not available before the age of 18 years and after the age of 65 years.Nevertheless, minoxidil can be safely used before 18 or after 65 years at the discretion of the prescriber (off-label use).