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Following the final approval, the first shipments of this new store foam equivalent to Women's Rogaine 5% minoxidil foam (minoxidil topical aerosol, 5% foam) have already been initiated, added the company.
"William would be the perfect spokesman for Rogaine because whether you're a prince or an average Joe, hereditary hair loss affects one in four men," said the rep.
In recent years, the Food and Drug Administration has approved dozens of formerly prescription medications to be sold over the counter, including Exedrin Migraine, Rogaine, Zantac, Tagamet HB, Nicoderm, Claritin, Prilosec, Advil PM, Prevacid and, just last year, the Plan B One Step contraceptive.
Price treats adolescent androgenetic alopecia with daily applications of minoxidil (Rogaine) if the teenager is willing to make a long-term commitment that is needed since the effects are evaluated after 1 year and will disappear if the drug is stopped.
Here are some of the those fit to print from the lists I got over the weekend: "What Doctor James thinks about potency." "Start gaining additional hair with Rogaine cure." "Let every weighing make you happier!"
While drugs such as Johnson & Johnson's (New Brunswick NJ) Rogaine and Merck & Co.'s (Whitehouse Station NJ) Propecia can help hair regrow or prevent loss in some patients, they don't work for everyone.
Many might benefit from this--I understand [B.sub.12] is an ingredient in Rogaine.
Using this framework, the FDA has approved a wide range of products that can be used for enhancement, including Viagra for sexual potency, Prozac for psychic well-being, Rogaine for a fuller head of hair, Ritalin for improved concentration, Modafinil for greater wakefulness, Humatrope for increased height, and silicone gel-filled implants for larger breasts.
The first is Minoxidil (Rogaine) - a solution applied directly to the scalp to stimulate the hair follicles.
Frankly, from this angle, the beleaguered pharmaceutical company has no other choice but to rid itself of this division, which racks up $3.9 billion in annual sales of such well-known brands as Listerine, Lubriderm, Sudafed, Rolaids and Rogaine. Faced with a depressed stock price, rising concern among Wall Street analysts and what some say is declining morale at its New York headquarters and elsewhere, Pfizer must concentrate on what it knows best and where, over the long term, it will make the most money.
For example, bupropion has been licensed separately as an antismoking drug (Zyban) and an antidepressant (Wellbutrin); Rogaine, now used to treat hair loss, was originally developed as a treatment for high blood pressure.