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 2,815 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 has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from 2,899 Minoxidil users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,409 Headache patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 2,815 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil. Among them, 210 people (7.46%) have Headache.
Time on Minoxidil when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Headache when taking Minoxidil * :
Severity of Headache when taking Minoxidil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (21 people, 10.00%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 9.05%)
- Alopecia (16 people, 7.62%)
- Hypothyroidism (9 people, 4.29%)
- Acne cystic (7 people, 3.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Accutane (43 people, 20.48%)
- Heparin sodium injection (33 people, 15.71%)
- Clonidine (32 people, 15.24%)
- Renagel (28 people, 13.33%)
- Diovan (27 people, 12.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Inderal for a 39-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Crestor for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Frequent Headaches (pain in head), Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Nuvaring, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Lamictal for a 24-year old woman with Vitamin D, Birth Control, Functional Dyspepsia, Mood Disorder. The patient has Ear Pain, Pressure Sore, Early Morning Joint Stiffness, Muscle Pain, Headache, Lightheadedness, Fatigue, Pressure Sore, Spaced Out
- A study of side effects of Minoxidil for a 24-year old woman with Hair Disorder. The patient has Missed Periods (skipped menstrual cycle)
Recent Minoxidil related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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