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Related topic: Minoxidil, Prostate cancer

Review: could Minoxidil cause Prostate cancer?

Summary: Prostate cancer could be caused by Minoxidil, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take Renal softgel, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 2,794 people who have side effects while taking Minoxidil from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Prostate cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Prostate cancer and more.

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Minoxidil

Minoxidil (latest outcomes from 2,873 users) has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss.

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer (latest reports from 53,416 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 2,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil. Among them, 5 people (0.18%) have Prostate Cancer. They amount to 0.01% of all the 53,623 people who have Prostate Cancer on eHealthMe.

Trend of Prostate cancer in Minoxidil reports

Time on Minoxidil when people have Prostate cancer * :

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prostate cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Prostate cancer when taking Minoxidil ** :

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How people recovered from Prostate cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 80.00%)
  2. Blood pressure management (4 people, 80.00%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Renal softgel (5 people, 100.00%)
  2. Omniscan (4 people, 80.00%)
  3. Optimark (4 people, 80.00%)
  4. Diovan (4 people, 80.00%)
  5. Simvastatin (4 people, 80.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Hoping that after finding out I am gluten intolerant and taking these supplements I will get some hair recovery

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • James Rayan on Apr, 8, 2014:

    Xopenex is an inhalation solution which is a prescribed bronchodilator, advised by the health care adviser for patients who has breathing problem. This is caused due to reversible obstructive problem in airway. The reversible obstructive problem may be caused by many factors which include Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Asthma is a respiratory disorder where patients suffer from coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. While, COPD is a long lasting and recurrent blockage of airway disorder where patients suffer from chronic cough (excessive production of sputum), chronic shortness of breath, and show symptoms of both chronic bronchitis and emphysema (damage of air sacs). If you are suffering from either asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) your doctor will may advice you to use Xopenex inhaler. When you order Xopenex online, it is advisable to read all the necessary information about the medicine. This medicine when taken acts on the body by widening the respiratory tracts so as to allow smooth airflow which consequently controls Asthma or COPD. This solution is introduced into a nebulizer, which turns the solution into mist. Patients can inhale the mist directly into their lungs to get relief from the disease. In fact you can buy Xopenex inhaler for the management of bronchospasm in patients aged six years and above. For elderly patients this drug can treat reversible obstructive airway disorder.

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