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 Apr, 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 Meclizine for a 35-year old woman with Vertigo. The patient has Headache
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Lipitor for a 63-year old man with Hyperlipidemia, Arteriosclerosis. The patient has Mucosal Discolouration, Fatigue, Cough Aggravated, Neuropathic Pain, Neck Pain, Headache
- A study of drug interactions between Omeprazole, Zopiclone, Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, Bisacodyl, Sertraline, Gabapentin, Morphine, Morphine Sulfate for a 42-year old woman with Ulcer - Stomach, Insomnia, Fibromyalgia, Constipation, Depression, Degenerative Joint Disease. The patient has Confusion, Blurred Vision, Constipation, Toothaches, Tooth Decay, Depression, Dizziness Exertional, Muscular Weakness, Itching, Eczema Exacerbated, Neck Pain, Headache, Tooth Loss, Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping, Loss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And Numbness, Fatigue - Chronic, Weight Gain, Food Hoarding, Food Craving, Abdominal Bloating, Ocular Migraine, Stomach Pain, Bedwetting
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