Review: could Rogaine cause Fatigue?


Fatigue is found among people who take Rogaine, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Pondimin, and have Alopecia . We study 1,878 people who have side effects while taking Rogaine from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Rogaine has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Rogaine 2,218 users)


Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, insomnia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 250,544 Fatigue patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

1,878 people reported to have side effects when taking Rogaine.
Among them, 50 people (2.66%) have Fatigue

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rogaine cause Fatigue?

Time on Rogaine when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 27.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Rogaine *:

  • female: 46 %
  • male: 54 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Rogaine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.33 %
  • 20-29: 6.98 %
  • 30-39: 16.28 %
  • 40-49: 18.6 %
  • 50-59: 34.88 %
  • 60+: 20.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Alopecia (16 people)
  • Insomnia (4 people)
  • Hypertonic Bladder (2 people)
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (2 people)
  • Androgenetic Alopecia (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pondimin (6 people)
  • Ionamin (5 people)
  • Adipex-P (5 people)
  • Propecia (4 people)
  • Norvasc (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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