Topical Minoxidil is a product which is used to treat and/or prevent hair loss. Minoxidil is the ONLY FDA -approved TOPICAL treatment for male pattern hair loss. High strength PRESCRIPTION Minoxidil IS MEDICALLY PROVEN to STOP hair loss and REGROW hair (1). Minoxidil effectiveness is dose dependent and the higher the dose the better the hair regrowth. Minoxidil topical is prescribed to stimulate hair growth in men and women with a specific type of baldness known as androgenetic alopecia (popularly known as male pattern baldness or female pattern baldness).