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 2,815 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 has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from 2,899 Minoxidil users)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 12,434 Dementia patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 2,815 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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- A study of side effects of Doxylamine Succinate for a 60-year old woman with Insomnia. The patient has Dementia (madness)
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