Is minoxidil a steriod

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No. Minoxidil is a direct acting peripheral vasodilator that reduces elevated systolic and diastolic blood pressure by decreasing peripheral vascular resistance. This means it lowers your blood pressure by increasing the circumference of your blood vessels and relaxing the smooth muscles of your blood vessels. When the blood vessels are "wider" and "pump" less hard, blood can flow with less pressure through the vessels.

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