Minoxidil and Hirsutism - from FDA reports


Summary

Hirsutism is found among people who take Minoxidil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Accutane, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Hirsutism 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, 21, 2017

4,712 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil.
Among them, 86 people (1.83%) have Hirsutism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Minoxidil cause Hirsutism?

Time on Minoxidil when people have Hirsutism *:

  • < 1 month: 7.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 55.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.41 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hirsutism when taking Minoxidil *:

  • female: 91.86 %
  • male: 8.14 %

Age of people who have Hirsutism when taking Minoxidil *:

  • 0-1: 8.06 %
  • 2-9: 4.84 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.84 %
  • 30-39: 27.42 %
  • 40-49: 17.74 %
  • 50-59: 6.45 %
  • 60+: 30.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (10 people, 11.63%)
  • Insomnia (6 people, 6.98%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (5 people, 5.81%)
  • Nervousness (4 people, 4.65%)
  • Depression (3 people, 3.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Accutane (11 people, 12.79%)
  • Synthroid (10 people, 11.63%)
  • Zopiclone (6 people, 6.98%)
  • Serzone (4 people, 4.65%)
  • Lasix (4 people, 4.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (17 people, 19.77%)
  • Insomnia (14 people, 16.28%)
  • Bone Pain (14 people, 16.28%)
  • Disturbance In Attention (13 people, 15.12%)
  • Lip Dry (11 people, 12.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Minoxidil

Minoxidil has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Minoxidil 4,933 users)

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Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, hair loss, epilepsy, depression (latest reports from 2,673 Hirsutism patients).

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