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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 2,815 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 has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from 2,899 Minoxidil users)

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems. (latest reports from 21,863 Prostate cancer patients)

On Mar, 15, 2015: 2,815 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.

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