Review: could Minoxidil cause Cholesterol?


Summary

Cholesterol is found among people who take Minoxidil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Norvasc, and have Acne . We study 2,937 people who have side effects while taking Minoxidil from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have Cholesterol and more.

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Minoxidil

Minoxidil has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Minoxidil 3,966 users)

Cholesterol

Cholesterol has been reported by people with muscle aches, rashes, weakness, joint pain, fatigue (latest reports from 236,105 Cholesterol patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

2,937 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil.
Among them, 21 people (0.72%) have Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Minoxidil cause Cholesterol?

Time on Minoxidil when people have Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cholesterol when taking Minoxidil *:

  • female: 42.86 %
  • male: 57.14 %

Age of people who have Cholesterol when taking Minoxidil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 36.84 %
  • 50-59: 21.05 %
  • 60+: 42.11 %

Severity if Cholesterol when taking Minoxidil **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Cholesterol **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (2 people, 9.52%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (2 people, 9.52%)
  • Alopecia (2 people, 9.52%)
  • Acne (2 people, 9.52%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (1 person, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (14 people, 66.67%)
  • Norvasc (14 people, 66.67%)
  • Thalidomide (13 people, 61.90%)
  • Renagel (13 people, 61.90%)
  • Aredia (13 people, 61.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (15 people, 71.43%)
  • Depression (15 people, 71.43%)
  • Ulcer (13 people, 61.90%)
  • Gastritis (13 people, 61.90%)
  • Anxiety (13 people, 61.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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