Minoxidil and Prostate cancer - from FDA reports


Prostate cancer is reported only by a few people who take Minoxidil. We study 4,627 people who have side effects while taking Minoxidil from FDA. Among them, 5 have Prostate cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Prostate cancer and more.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

4,627 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil.
Among them, 5 people (0.11%) have Prostate Cancer

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Minoxidil cause Prostate cancer?

Age of people who have Prostate Cancer when taking Minoxidil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Blood Pressure Management (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Optimark (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Omniscan (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Diovan (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (1 person, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (5 people, 100.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 100.00%)
  • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired (5 people, 100.00%)
  • Helicobacter Infection (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Cyst (4 people, 80.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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