Minoxidil and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Minoxidil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Minoxidil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,712 people who have side effects when taking Minoxidil from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

4,712 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil.
Among them, 289 people (6.13%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Minoxidil cause Headache?

Time on Minoxidil when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 67.8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.69 %
  • 10+ years: 1.69 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Minoxidil *:

  • female: 45.26 %
  • male: 54.74 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Minoxidil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 13.65 %
  • 30-39: 24.5 %
  • 40-49: 19.28 %
  • 50-59: 14.86 %
  • 60+: 27.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (21 people, 7.27%)
  • Androgenetic Alopecia (13 people, 4.50%)
  • Hypothyroidism (12 people, 4.15%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 3.81%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (8 people, 2.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Accutane (43 people, 14.88%)
  • Clonidine (35 people, 12.11%)
  • Lipitor (30 people, 10.38%)
  • Renagel (29 people, 10.03%)
  • Diovan (29 people, 10.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (93 people, 32.18%)
  • Fatigue (83 people, 28.72%)
  • Dizziness (65 people, 22.49%)
  • Back Pain (58 people, 20.07%)
  • Neck Pain (55 people, 19.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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