Who have Dementia with Minoxidil?


Dementia is found among people who take Minoxidil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Neurontin, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 2,940 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 Minoxidil 4,226 users)


Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 18,305 Dementia patients).

On Dec, 02, 2016

2,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil.
Among them, 13 people (0.44%) have Dementia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Minoxidil cause Dementia?

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Minoxidil *:

  • female: 7.69 %
  • male: 92.31 %

Age of people who have Dementia 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: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 92.31 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Norvasc (9 people, 69.23%)
  • Neurontin (9 people, 69.23%)
  • Lasix (8 people, 61.54%)
  • Dexamethasone (8 people, 61.54%)
  • Atenolol (8 people, 61.54%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Minoxidil, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Sleep Disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Arthritis (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (1 person, 7.69%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (8 people, 61.54%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (7 people, 53.85%)
  • Renal Failure Chronic (7 people, 53.85%)
  • Hyperglycemia (7 people, 53.85%)
  • Head Injury (7 people, 53.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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