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Review: could Minoxidil cause Prostate cancer?

Summary: Prostate cancer is reported only by a few people who take Minoxidil.

We study 2,810 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Minoxidil and have Prostate cancer >>>

Minoxidil

Minoxidil (latest outcomes from 2,893 users) has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss.

Trend of minoxidil reports

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer (latest reports from 21,859 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems.

Trend of Prostate cancer reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 2,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil. Among them, 5 people (0.18%) have Prostate Cancer.

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 ** :

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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. Optimark (4 people, 80.00%)
  3. Omniscan (4 people, 80.00%)
  4. Simvastatin (4 people, 80.00%)
  5. Diovan (4 people, 80.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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