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Review: could Minoxidil cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 2,806 people who have side effects while taking Minoxidil from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Minoxidil

Minoxidil (latest outcomes from 2,889 users) has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,968 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 2,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil. Among them, 50 people (1.78%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Minoxidil reports

Time on Minoxidil when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain53.33%13.33%0.00%6.67%26.67%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Minoxidil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%2.22%2.22%35.56%13.33%46.67%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Minoxidil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Alopecia (20 people, 40.00%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 32.00%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 12.00%)
  4. Depression (5 people, 10.00%)
  5. Anxiety (5 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Equate 2% minoxidil activis mid atlantic llc (8 people, 16.00%)
  2. Amlodipine (6 people, 12.00%)
  3. Lasix (5 people, 10.00%)
  4. Clonidine (5 people, 10.00%)
  5. Unspecified antilipemic medication (4 people, 8.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • chronic fatigue


    daily constant headache


    continuing cyanosis (nobody seems to tell me why....!)


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    bloating of tummy area and waistline


    swollen and tender breasts (at sides)


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