Could Minoxidil cause Dementia - from FDA reports
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 4,021 people who have side effects while taking Minoxidil from FDA. 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, dementia (latest reports from 18,313 Dementia patients).
On Jan, 07, 2017
4,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil.
Among them, 13 people (0.32%) have Dementia
Number of reports submitted per year:
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 conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (3 people, 23.08%)
- Sleep Disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
- Arthritis (2 people, 15.38%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 7.69%)
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%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- 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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