The history of ROGAINE® products

ROGAINE® is the first topical brand FDA-approved to help regrow hair—in both men and women. With more than 20 years of results and numerous clinical trials, ROGAINE® is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for hair regrowth.

ROGAINE® products counteract the effects of hereditary hair loss, and with revolutionary Men's ROGAINE® Foam, the ROGAINE® Brand continues to lead the way in topical products for regrowing hair. Men's ROGAINE® Foam revitalizes hair follicles and is clinically proven to help regrow hair in men who used it every day for 4 months.*

*In a 4-month clinical study (n=352) of twice daily use of
Men's ROGAINE® Foam vs. Placebo.

The evolution of ROGAINE® products

Like many great discoveries, the power of minoxidil to regrow hair came about by chance. In the 1980s, scientists discovered that minoxidil, being studied for other indications, actually showed signs of regrowing hair.

What is minoxidil?

We applied this discovery to produce the first 5% minoxidil topical brand FDA-approved to help regrow hair. Since then, ROGAINE® products have empowered millions of people to take control of their hair loss with a series of breakthroughs:

1988

ROGAINE® 2% Minoxidil Topical Solution for men launches as a prescription.

1996

ROGAINE® 2% Minoxidil Topical Solution for men and women is approved for over‐the‐counter use.

2006

Revolutionary Men's ROGAINE® 5% Minoxidil Foam becomes available for over‐the‐counter use.

1992

ROGAINE® 2% Minoxidil Topical Solution for women launches as a prescription.

1997

Men's ROGAINE® 5% Minoxidil Extra Strength Topical Solution is approved for over‐the‐counter use.

2011

Men's ROGAINE® 5% Minoxidil Foam is now unscented, so the only evidence is thicker‐looking hair.

2014

Women's ROGAINE® 5% Minoxidil Foam is the first and only FDA‐approved once a day 5% minoxidil foam treatment for women.

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