How good is rogaine (minoxidil) at regrowing new hair?

Good for some. It has been successful in younger that 45 year olds. It will only cause the maturation of vellus hairs to terminal hairs so you need soft vellus hairs to still be present.

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Can rogaine (minoxidil) be used for hair growth on scalp hair as well for women how is it used? Is it good for women?

Rogaine (minoxidil) For women and men, use rogaine (minoxidil) for men because it is 5% and is the strongest. Rogaine (minoxidil) is applied twice a day but one you start using rogaine (minoxidil) you will have to use it the rest of your life otherwise the hair will stop growing and will fall out. Read more...

Does rogaine (minoxidil) stop hair loss or does it grow new hairs?

Both. Rogaine (minoxidil) increases the effectively blood flow to the hair follicle. The increased blood flow can stabilize further hair loss and also allows some dormant follicles to resume growth. Rogaine (minoxidil) works best to regrow hair on the vertex of the scalp. Read more...

I am 22 and loosing hair and has black spots randomly along his scalp. Spots are new hair loss is not. Mom thinks it's from using rogaine (minoxidil)?

Doubt it. I doubt very much that either the black spots or the hair loss are due to rogaine (minoxidil) -- but i'm not sure what you mean by "black spots". Are they little black dots, about the width of a hair shaft? If so, you could have a fungus infection. Is the hair loss uniform or patchy? In short, you should see a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis and proper treatment. Read more...