Label: MINOXIDIL solution


Drug Label Information

Updated August 2, 2023

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  • Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient

    Minoxidil, USP 5% w/v

  • Purpose

    Hair regrowth treatment for men

  • Use

    to regrow hair on the top of the scalp (vertex only, see pictures on side of carton)

  • Warnings

    For external use only. For use by men only.
    Flammable: Keep away from fire or flame

    Do not use if

    • you are a woman
    • your amount of hair loss is different than that shown on the side of this carton or your hair loss is on the front of the scalp. Minoxidil topical solution 5% is not intended for frontal baldness or receding hairline.
    • you have no family history of hair loss
    • your hair loss is sudden and/or patchy
    • you do not know the reason for your hair loss
    • you are under 18 years of age. Do not use on babies and children.
    • your scalp is red, inflamed, infected, irritated, or painful
    • you use other medicines on the scalp

    Ask a doctor before use if you have 

    heart disease

    When using this product

    • do not apply on other parts of the body
    • avoid contact with the eyes. In case of accidental contact, rinse eyes with large amounts of cool tap water.
    • some people have experienced changes in hair color and/or texture
    • it takes time to regrow hair. Results may occur at 2 months with twice a day usage. For some men, you may need to use this product for at least 4 months before you see results.
    • the amount of hair regrowth is different for each person. This product will not work for all men.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • chest pain, rapid heartbeat, faintness, or dizziness occurs
    • sudden, unexplained weight gain occurs
    • your hands or feet swell
    • scalp irritation or redness occurs
    • unwanted facial hair growth occurs
    • you do not see hair regrowth in 4 months

    May be harmful if used when pregnant or breast-feeding.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.

  • Directions

    • apply one mL with dropper 2 times a day directly onto the scalp in the hair loss area
    • using more or more often will not improve results
    • continued use is necessary to increase and keep your hair regrowth, or hair loss will begin again
  • Other information

    • see hair loss pictures on side of this carton
    • before use, read all information on carton and enclosed leaflet
    • keep the carton. It contains important information.
    • hair regrowth has not been shown to last longer than 48 weeks in large clinical trials with continuous treatment with minoxidil topical solution 5% for men
    • In clinical studies with mostly white men aged 18 to 49 years with moderate degrees of hair loss, minoxidil topical solution 5% for men provided more hair regrowth than minoxidil topical solution 2%
    • store at controlled room temperature 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
  • Inactive ingredients

    alcohol (30% v/v), propylene glycol (50% v/v), purified water

  • Questions?

    Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

  • Principal display panel

    Compare to the active ingredient in Men's Rogaine®††

    Minoxidil Tioical Solution, USP 5%


    For Men  Topical Solution  Unscented  Extra Strength


    • Reactivates hair follicles to stimulate regrow
    • Clinically proven to help regrow hair
    • For best results, apply directly to scalp twice daily

    mL (2 FL OZ) BOTTLES

    ††This product is not affiliated with, manufactured by, or produced by the makers or owners of Rogaine®††


    200 WILMOT RD., DEERFIELD, IL 60015

  • Package label

    Minoxidil, USP 5% w/v

    WALGREENS Hair Regrowth Treatment For Men

    minoxidil solution
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-9973
    Route of AdministrationTOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    MINOXIDIL (UNII: 5965120SH1) (MINOXIDIL - UNII:5965120SH1) MINOXIDIL50 mg  in 1 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    ALCOHOL (UNII: 3K9958V90M)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0363-9973-063 in 1 CARTON10/14/202202/28/2025
    160 mL in 1 BOTTLE, DROPPER; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    Labeler - Walgreens (008965063)