Review: could Minoxidil cause Cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol)?
Summary: Cholesterol is found among people who take Minoxidil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Lipitor, and have Hair loss.
We study 2,813 people who have side effects while taking Minoxidil from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have Cholesterol and more.
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Minoxidil has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from 2,898 Minoxidil users)
Cholesterol has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia. (latest reports from 171,801 Cholesterol patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 2,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil. Among them, 20 people (0.71%) have Cholesterol.
Time on Minoxidil when people have Cholesterol * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Cholesterol when taking Minoxidil * :
Severity of Cholesterol when taking Minoxidil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Cholesterol ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (1 people, 5.00%)
- Alopecia (1 people, 5.00%)
- Neuropathy (1 people, 5.00%)
- Multiple myeloma (1 people, 5.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (13 people, 65.00%)
- Norvasc (13 people, 65.00%)
- Omeprazole (13 people, 65.00%)
- Chlorhexidine gluconate (12 people, 60.00%)
- Augmentin '125' (12 people, 60.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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