minoxidil - oral, Loniten
GENERIC NAME: MINOXIDIL - ORAL (min-OX-i-dil)
BRAND NAME(S): Loniten
Your doctor should direct you to also take other medications to reduce the side effects of minoxidil. These medications include a "water pill" (diuretic) to prevent the body from holding on to too much water and salt and a heart medication (such as a beta blocker including propranolol) to prevent the heart from working too hard or beating too fast.
Your doctor will follow you closely while you are taking this medication. Keep all regular medical and laboratory appointments.
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