Could Rogaine cause Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Rogaine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Biotin, and have Hair loss . We study 9,825 people who have side effects while taking Rogaine from FDA. Among them, 1,048 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Rogaine

Rogaine has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Rogaine 9,909 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,315 Itching patients).

On Dec, 26, 2016

9,825 people reported to have side effects when taking Rogaine.
Among them, 1,048 people (10.67%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rogaine cause Itching?

Time on Rogaine when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 76.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.42 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Rogaine *:

  • female: 61.63 %
  • male: 38.37 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Rogaine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 7.06 %
  • 30-39: 14.88 %
  • 40-49: 15.8 %
  • 50-59: 17.33 %
  • 60+: 44.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hair Loss (627 people, 59.83%)
  • Hair Growth Abnormal (118 people, 11.26%)
  • Routine Health Maintenance (94 people, 8.97%)
  • High Blood Pressure (62 people, 5.92%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (60 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Biotin (75 people, 7.16%)
  • Vitamin D (47 people, 4.48%)
  • Fish Oil (31 people, 2.96%)
  • Calcium (28 people, 2.67%)
  • Synthroid (27 people, 2.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (193 people, 18.42%)
  • Hair Loss (133 people, 12.69%)
  • Skin Irritation (119 people, 11.35%)
  • Skin Exfoliation (96 people, 9.16%)
  • Dry Skin (87 people, 8.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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