Review: could Minoxidil cause Prostate cancer?
We study 2,803 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 (latest outcomes from 2,887 users) has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss.
Prostate cancer (latest reports from 54,575 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems.
On Sep, 13, 2014: 2,803 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil. Among them, 5 people (0.18%) have Prostate Cancer.
Time on Minoxidil when people have Prostate cancer * :
Age of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Minoxidil * :
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Prostate cancer when taking Minoxidil ** :
How people recovered from Prostate cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 80.00%)
- Blood pressure management (4 people, 80.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Renal softgel (5 people, 100.00%)
- Optimark (4 people, 80.00%)
- Omniscan (4 people, 80.00%)
- Simvastatin (4 people, 80.00%)
- Diovan (4 people, 80.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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