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Review: could Minoxidil cause Weight gain?

We study 2,801 people who have side effects while taking Minoxidil from FDA and social media. Among them, 49 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 2,883 users) has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,156 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 11, 2014: 2,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil. Among them, 49 people (1.75%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 526,573 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

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 gain57.14%7.14%0.00%7.14%28.57%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%2.27%2.27%34.09%13.64%47.73%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Minoxidil ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Alopecia (20 people, 40.82%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 32.65%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 12.24%)
  4. Anxiety (5 people, 10.20%)
  5. Depression (5 people, 10.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Equate 2% minoxidil activis mid atlantic llc (8 people, 16.33%)
  2. Amlodipine (6 people, 12.24%)
  3. Lasix (5 people, 10.20%)
  4. Clonidine (5 people, 10.20%)
  5. Unspecified antilipemic medication (4 people, 8.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • hair growth full face and neck, hands, back, arms, chest. i never had this issue. been getting laser hair removal since 2007 from 5 different places no result. electrolysis for 1 and half no results.

    i had the iud placed jan 2007. no monthly periods, started hair growth and weight gain didn't realize it might be the iud.i took it out 2010 march to plan for another baby, hair started to slow down, weight loss actual started to go down lost 50 lbs. with iud can't seem to lose pound. after the baby i put the iud back in jan 2012. hair growth sped back up baby weight wouldn't drop. now i have to shave every day sometimes 2 days. spent a lot of money on hair removals . do the math for laser and electrolysis.

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