Who have Headache with Minoxidil?


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 Clonidine, and have Acne . We study 2,940 people who have side effects while taking Minoxidil from FDA and social media. Among them, 165 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Minoxidil

Minoxidil has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Minoxidil 4,226 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headache patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

2,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil.
Among them, 165 people (5.61%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Minoxidil cause Headache?

Time on Minoxidil when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 47.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 43.48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.35 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Minoxidil *:

  • female: 36.36 %
  • male: 63.64 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Minoxidil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 21.48 %
  • 30-39: 22.82 %
  • 40-49: 21.48 %
  • 50-59: 18.12 %
  • 60+: 16.11 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonidine (32 people, 19.39%)
  • Renagel (28 people, 16.97%)
  • Accutane (28 people, 16.97%)
  • Sensipar (27 people, 16.36%)
  • Diovan (27 people, 16.36%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Minoxidil, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 12.73%)
  • Acne (21 people, 12.73%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (61 people, 36.97%)
  • Nausea (60 people, 36.36%)
  • Dizziness (54 people, 32.73%)
  • Back Pain (53 people, 32.12%)
  • Weakness (43 people, 26.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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