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Review: could Minoxidil cause Dementia?
We study 2,806 people who have side effects while taking Minoxidil from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.
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Minoxidil (latest outcomes from 2,889 users) has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss.
Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 45,442 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 31, 2014: 2,803 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil. Among them, 13 people (0.46%) have Dementia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 46,621 people who have Dementia on eHealthMe.
Time on Minoxidil when people have Dementia * :
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Minoxidil * :
Severity of Dementia when taking Minoxidil ** :
How people recovered from Dementia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (3 people, 23.08%)
- Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
- Sleep disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
- Arthritis (2 people, 15.38%)
- Convulsion (1 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Norvasc (9 people, 69.23%)
- Neurontin (9 people, 69.23%)
- Atenolol (8 people, 61.54%)
- Dexamethasone (8 people, 61.54%)
- Furosemide (8 people, 61.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Minoxidil (minoxidil) is often used for hair loss. Find out below the conditions Minoxidil is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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Dementia is also known as: Chronic brain syndrome, DLB, Lewy body dementia, Vascular dementia .
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