Review: could Rogaine cause Skin Cancer - Basal Cell?


Summary

Skin cancer - basal cell is reported only by a few people who take Rogaine. We study 2,074 people who have side effects while taking Rogaine from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Skin cancer - basal cell. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin cancer - basal cell and more.

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Rogaine

Rogaine has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Rogaine 2,111 users)

Skin Cancer - Basal Cell

Skin cancer - basal cell (type of skin cancer) (latest reports from 5,056 Skin cancer - basal cell patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

2,074 people reported to have side effects when taking Rogaine.
Among them, 5 people (0.24%) have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rogaine cause Skin cancer - basal cell?

Time on Rogaine when people have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 100 %

Gender of people who have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell when taking Rogaine *:

  • female: 20 %
  • male: 80 %

Age of people who have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell when taking Rogaine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 80 %
  • 60+: 20 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Alopecia (5 people)
  • Hypotrichosis (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (2 people)
  • Propecia (2 people)
  • Minoxidil (2 people)
  • Finasteride (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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