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What is the best rogaine (minoxidil) to use to get my eyebrows to grow back quickly? How long is a eyebrow regrowth cycle? How long will it take rogine to work?
Latisse (bimatoprost): The medication bimatoprost — marketed under the brand name Latisse — is approved by the food and drug administration (fda) to treat inadequate eyelashes (hypotrichosis). Eyelash growth was an unexpected side effect of lumigan, which led to the creation and marketing of latisse. Latisse also works very well on eyebrows. ...Read more
Two ways: Minoxidil makes hair follicles wider so your hair is thicker. It also increases the growth phase of your hair so that you grow longer hair and more strands of hair. Unfortunately, this isn't a permanent one time only treatment. You need to continue using Minoxidil to maintain your hair growth. ...Read more
I am a female , 35 yrs old, with thinning hair. Can doctors prescribe a 5%, non-greasy, minoxidil solution without the propylene glycol for me?
Thinning hair: Yes the doctors can prescribe, but not before the doctor has taken a history from you, examined you, and made decisions about your treatment. ...Read more
I am a 32 yrs old female with dandruff and severe hair loss. I was prescribed flucinonide .05% soln, minoxidil 5% foam. Will it cause more hair loss?
23 yr old male. Never had hair loss until I used Rogaine (minoxidil). Used it off and on 2-3 weeks on front hair to grow longer but quit. Will my shed hair grow?
According to them: "the exact mechanism of action of rogaine (minoxidil) is uncertain. However, researchers believe that rogaine (minoxidil) works in part by partially enlarging the hair follicles and reversing the miniaturization process. By enlarging miniaturized follicles, the growth phase of the hair cycle is prolonged, allowing the hair to become longer and thicker looking and with more follicles in the growth phase at the same time.". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers