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Review: could Minoxidil cause Dementia?
Summary: Dementia is found among people who take Minoxidil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Norvasc, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 2,810 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 2,893 users) has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss.
Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 46,391 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 1, 2014: 2,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil. Among them, 13 people (0.46%) have Dementia.
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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- Any reports on side effects from using topical minoxidil such as vertigo and severe joint paiin
(Asked by a 60 year old woman who has Dizziness (excl Vertigo) And Joint Pain, and takes Minoxidil)
Had used the topical solution of minoxidil, rogaine for about 8-9 months , did not regrow hair, but since then I've been experiencing severe joint aches on feet, knees,arms,neck and shoulders. Also severe vertigo dizziness when I first lie down. I do to be honest have had a problem with back and sho ...
- Did you use minoxidol 2% before being diagnosed with breast cancer
(Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Breast Cancer Diagnosis Stage 2 2010, Hair Thinning - Aging, and takes Rogaine, Diazepam)
I am wondering whether there is a relationship between the use of tranquillizers for 35 years and Rogaine for about 15 years. I only use the Rogaine 2% once in the morning and diazepam 5 mg as needed. I have generalized anxiety disorder. Diagnosed and treated for breast cancer type 2 in 2010... stil ...
- Normal pressure hydrocephalus & metoclopramide
(Asked by a 87 year old woman who has Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, GERD, Dementia, Hypertension, Fractured Hip, Reflux Esophagitis, and takes Metoclopramide, Remeron, Lisinopril, Aricept, Oxycodone Hydrochloride)
My Mom while recovering from a hip fracture in a rehab center was given Metoclopramide for 2 days when she suddenly (about 2-3 hours after her dose of metoclopramide at lunch time) became completely disoriented,lethargic and could not speak. She could barely swallow, and could not drink liquids even ...
- Does aricept shorten life expectancy? i am a 61 year old women with mild dementia.
(Asked by a 61 year old woman who has Dementia, and takes Aricept)
I have rcently been diagnosed with mild dementia and have been started on a low dose of aricept (25 mg daily). Will it shorten my life expectancy at all? Is there any research?
- I have an enlarged prostate is rogain bad for my prostate
(Asked by a 61 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, and takes Minoxidil)
I just started using Rogain and have noticed a reduction in urine flow
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