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The Daily Mail reports that doctors have found that when the drug is taken as a pill, it is still broken down into the active form that triggers hair growth.
A doctor in Australia first offered the pills to a female patient after she suffered an allergic rash to the lotion. The patient's hair continued to grow and she no longer experienced the rash.
It is reportedly becoming a popular means of treating hair loss.
Minoxidil has not yet been approved by the FDA for use as a pill to prevent hair loss. It is unlikely to be approved as companies will not make a profit.