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Review: could Minoxidil cause Headache?

Summary: Headache is found among people who take Minoxidil, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne.

We study 2,810 people who have side effects while taking Minoxidil from FDA and social media. Among them, 155 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Minoxidil

Minoxidil (latest outcomes from 2,893 users) has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss.

Trend of minoxidil reports

Headache

Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 199,069 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

Trend of Headache reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 2,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil. Among them, 210 people (7.48%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Minoxidil reports

Time on Minoxidil when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache53.12%40.62%0.00%0.00%3.12%3.12%0.00%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Minoxidil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.00%0.00%15.84%27.23%24.26%15.35%17.33%

Severity of Headache when taking Minoxidil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (21 people, 10.00%)
  2. Hypertension (19 people, 9.05%)
  3. Alopecia (16 people, 7.62%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (9 people, 4.29%)
  5. Acne cystic (7 people, 3.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Accutane (43 people, 20.48%)
  2. Heparin sodium injection (33 people, 15.71%)
  3. Clonidine (32 people, 15.24%)
  4. Renagel (28 people, 13.33%)
  5. Diovan (27 people, 12.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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