REGAINE FOAM Cutaneous foam

Active ingredients: Minoxidil

Product name and form

Regaine for Women Once a Day Scalp Foam 5% w/w Cutaneous Foam.

Pharmaceutical Form

Cutaneous foam.

White to off-white foam.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Minoxidil 50 mg/g (5% w/w).

Contains butylhydroxytoluene (BHT), stearyl alcohol and cetyl alcohol.

For full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

Active Ingredient

Topical administration of minoxidil stimulates hair growth in men and women with androgenic alopecia. The mechanism of stimulating hair growth from minoxidil is not fully understood, but some actions of minoxidil include increasing hair diameter, stimulating new growth and prolonging the developmental phase, and stimulating hair follicle transition from resting phase (telogen) in the growth phase (regenerative).

List of Excipients

Ethanol, anhydrous
Purified water
Butylated hydroxytoluene (E321)
Lactic acid
Citric acid anhydrous
Cetyl alcohol
Stearyl alcohol
Polysorbate 60
Propane/n-Butane/Iso-butane (as propellant)

Pack sizes and marketing

A lined aluminium pressurised container with a child-resistant plastic or polypropylene overcap, containing 60 gram of product.

Packs contain either one or two cans. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing authorization holder

McNeil Products Limited, Foundation Park, Roxborough Way, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 3UG, United Kingdom

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 15513/0135

09 October 2014


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