In the US, Minoxidil (minoxidil systemic) is a member of the drug class vasodilators and is used to treat High Blood Pressure.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Topical treatment of androgenetic alopecia


Chemical Names

2,4-Diamino-6-piperidinopyrimidine 3-oxide (WHO)

2,4-Pyrimidinediamine, 6-(1-piperidinyl)-, 3-oxide

2,6-Diamino-4-piperidinopyrimidin-1-oxid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Minoxidilum (Latin)
  • Minoxidil (German)
  • Minoxidil (French)
  • Minoxidil (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Minoxidil (OS: BAN, DCIT, DCF, USAN)
  • U 10858 (IS: Upjohn)
  • Minoxidil (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Minoxidilum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Alomax
    Belupo, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Alopek
    Royal Pharma, Chile
  • Alopexy
    Pierre Fabre, Switzerland; Pierre Fabre, Israel; Pierre Fabre, Netherlands; Pierre Fabre, Romania; Pierre Fabre, Vietnam; Pierre Fabre Iberica, Spain; Pierre Fabre, Belgium
  • Alostil
    McNeil, France
  • Aloxid
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Aloxidil
    IDI Farmaceutici, Italy; Viñas, Spain
  • Anagen
    Pablo Cassara, Argentina
  • Apo-Gain
    Apotex, Canada; Apotex, Malaysia
  • Axelan
    Farmazak, Greece
  • Baldmin
    Choong Wae, South Korea
  • Baldmin (Minoxidil and Dexpanthenol)
    Choong Wae, South Korea
  • Boots Hair Loss Treatment
    Boots, United Kingdom
  • Botafex
    Pharmex, Greece
  • Capillus
    Dong-A, South Korea
  • Carexidil
    Cantabria, Spain; Difa Cooper, Italy
  • Coverit
    Micro Gratia, India
  • Da Fei Xin
    Ante Bio-Pharmaceutical, China
  • Dilaine
    Help, Greece
  • Dinaxcinco
    Serra Pamies, Spain
  • Dinaxil Capilar
    Serra Pamies, Spain
  • Ebersedin
    Bros, Greece
  • Eminox
    Pharmacore Labs, Indonesia
  • Gromane
    Zydus, India
  • Growell
    ICM, Singapore
  • Guayaten
    Flupal, Venezuela
  • Hair Grow
    Dar Al Dawa, Oman
  • Hair Regrowth
    Eckerd, United States; Rite Aid, United States
  • Hairgain
    Perrigo, Israel
  • Hairgaine
    Medpharma, Oman
  • Hairgrow
    Dar-Al-Dawa, Bahrain; Dar-Al-Dawa, Hong Kong; Dar-Al-Dawa, Romania
  • Hair-Treat
    Rekah, Israel
  • Hairway
    Gabriel Health, Greece
  • Headway
    Pacific Pharm, Hong Kong
  • Inoxi
    Psyco Remedies, India
  • Inoxi Forte
    Psyco Remedies, India
  • Ivix
    Cinetic, Argentina
  • Lacovin
    Galderma, Spain
  • Locemix
    Euroderm, Argentina
  • Loniten
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Brazil; Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Ireland; Pfizer, Thailand; Pfizer, Taiwan; Pfizer, South Africa; Pfizer Italia, Italy
  • Lonnoten
    Pfizer, Netherlands
  • Lonolox
    Pfizer, Germany
  • Lonoten
    Pfizer, France
  • Lotorin
    Uni-Pharma, Greece
  • Loxon
    Sanofi-Aventis, Poland
  • Macbirs
    Maigal, Argentina
  • Mandi
    Wanma, China
  • Manexil
    Fem Care, India
  • Manoxidil
    March, Thailand
  • Men's Rogaine
    Johnson & Johnson, United States
  • Minocalve
    Pfizer, Portugal
  • Minodil
    Charoon Bhesaj, Thailand
  • Minodril
    Kleva, Greece
  • Minostyl
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Minovital
    Terapeutico, Italy
  • Minoxi
    Trima, Georgia; Trima, Israel
  • Minoxidil Bailleul
    Bailleul, France; Bailleul, Luxembourg
  • Minoxidil Cooper
    Cooper, France
  • Minoxidil Generis
    Generis, Portugal
  • Minoxidil Hyundai
    Hyun Dai, South Korea
  • Minoxidil IPS
    I.P.S., Tunisia
  • Minoxidil Isac
    Derm Pharma, Philippines
  • Minoxidil Laboratoire Bailleul-Biorga
    Laboratoire Bailleul-Biorga, Belgium
  • Minoxidil MK
    McKesson, Ecuador; MK, Colombia
  • Minoxidil Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Minoxidil Orifarm
    Orifarm Generics, Sweden
  • Minoxidil Orifarm Forte
    Orifarm Generics, Sweden
  • Minoxidil Perrigo
    Perrigo, United States
  • Minoxidil Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Minoxidil Target
    Target Pharma, Greece
  • Minoxidil Viñas
    Viñas, Spain
  • Minoxidil
    Actavis, United States; Bausch & Lomb, United States; Carrion, Peru; Fagron, Netherlands; Farmindustria, Peru; Hi-Tech, United States; Insight, United States; Labinco, Colombia; Morton Grove, United States; Mutual, United States; Novex, United States; Par, United States; Pharmacia, Israel; Pharmaghreb, Tunisia; URL, United States; Watson, United States
  • Minoxile
    Finadiet, Argentina
  • Minoximen
    Menarini, Italy
  • Minoxitrim
    Trima Unipharm, Singapore
  • Minoxyl
    Hyun Dai, South Korea
  • Minscalp
    East West, India
  • Mintop
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Modil
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Moxidil
    Han Mi, South Korea
  • Neocapil
    Medicine & Business, Hungary; Spirig, Switzerland; Spirig, Czech Republic; Spirig, Slovakia
  • Neo-Pruristam
    Vioser, Greece
  • Neoxidil
    Galderma, Belgium; Galderma, Luxembourg; Galderma, Portugal
  • Nherea
    Zwitter Pharmaceuticals, Greece
  • Noxidil
    TO Chemicals, Thailand
  • Nuhair
    Polipharm, Thailand
  • Oxofenil
    Biospray, Greece
  • Pilfud
    Bosnalijek, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bosnalijek, Georgia; Bosnalijek, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bosnalijek, Serbia
  • Pilogan
    Biogen, Colombia
  • Pilogro
    Fulford, India
  • Piloxidil
    Chemical Research, Poland
  • Recrea
    Antula, Finland; Antula, Sweden
  • Recrea Forte
    Antula, Norway; Antula, Sweden
  • Regain
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Regaine
    Janssen-Cilag, Austria; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Estonia; Johnson & Johnson, Colombia; Johnson & Johnson, Greece; Johnson & Johnson, Hong Kong; Johnson & Johnson, Hungary; Johnson & Johnson, Italy; Johnson & Johnson, Malaysia; Johnson & Johnson, Thailand; Johnson & Johnson, Taiwan; Johnson & Johnson, South Africa; Johnson&Johnson, Oman; McNeil, Czech Republic; McNeil, Germany; McNeil, Denmark; McNeil, Spain; McNeil, United Kingdom; McNeil, Lithuania; McNeil, Luxembourg; McNeil, Latvia; McNeil, Malta; McNeil, Netherlands; McNeil Products, Slovenia; Pfizer, Bulgaria; Pfizer, Brazil; Pfizer, Iceland; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pharmacia, Israel; Pharmacia Upjohn, Oman
  • Regaxidil
    Cantabria, Spain
  • Regro
    DHA, Hong Kong; DHA, Malaysia; DHA, Singapore
  • Regroe
    Derm Pharma, Philippines
  • Regrou
    Surya Dermato Medica, Indonesia
  • Regrowth
    Medicine Products, Thailand
  • Relive
    ZYG, Philippines
  • Renobell
    Licol, Colombia
  • Reten
    T. O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Rexidil
    Washington, Taiwan
  • Rogaine
    Janssen-Cilag, Austria; Johnson & Johnson, Canada; Johnson & Johnson, Finland; Johnson & Johnson, New Zealand; Johnson & Johnson, United States; McNeil, Ireland; McNeil, Luxembourg; McNeil, Sweden; Pfizer, United States
  • Rogaine forte
    McNeil, Sweden
  • Rogan
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Scalpmad
    CJ Cheiljedang, South Korea
  • Si Bi Shen
    Jiqi Huakang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Theroxidil
    Ei, United States
  • Tricolocion
    Valeant, Argentina
  • Tricoplus
    Defuen, Argentina
  • Tricovivax
    Medinfar, Portugal
  • Tricoxane
    ITF, Chile
  • Trugain
    Ziska, Bangladesh
  • Unipexil
    Gifrer, France
  • Vaxdil
    Licol, Colombia
  • Vius
    S.M. Farm, Greece
  • Womens Regaine
    Johnson&Johnson, Oman
  • Xue Rui
    Bausch & Lomb, China
  • Ylox
    Fortbenton, Argentina
  • Zitoxil
    Elmor, Venezuela

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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