Review: could Rogaine cause Skin cancer - basal cell (Basal cell carcinoma)?
Summary: Skin cancer - basal cell is reported only by a few people who take Rogaine.
We study 2,080 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 has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from 2,121 Rogaine users)
Skin cancer - basal cell
Skin cancer - basal cell (type of skin cancer) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia. (latest reports from 5,211 Skin cancer - basal cell patients)
On Jan, 31, 2015: 2,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Rogaine. Among them, 5 people (0.24%) have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell.
Time on Rogaine when people have Skin cancer - basal cell * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin cancer - basal cell||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Gender of people who have Skin cancer - basal cell when taking Rogaine * :
|Skin cancer - basal cell||20.00%||80.00% |
Age of people who have Skin cancer - basal cell when taking Rogaine * :
|Skin cancer - basal cell||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||80.00%||20.00% |
Severity of Skin cancer - basal cell when taking Rogaine ** :
How people recovered from Skin cancer - basal cell ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Alopecia (5 people, 100.00%)
- Hypotrichosis (4 people, 80.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Propecia (2 people, 40.00%)
- Nicotinic acid (2 people, 40.00%)
- Simvastatin (2 people, 40.00%)
- Finasteride (2 people, 40.00%)
- Minoxidil (2 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Can i continue retin a cream on my face even thoug i was just diagnosed with basel cell carcinoma on my nose ?
About 3 weeks ago I started retin a cream for my face becauseI had some kind of acne. I used retin a micro many years ago and it worked so I stared again. But just this week I got biopsy results and I found out that I have basel cell carcinoma on my nose. I will have this removed in the next 2 weeks but my question is if I will be able to still use the cream. Not on my nose of course but on the rest of my face like cheeks, forehead. Thanks.
- Any reports on side effects from using topical minoxidil such as vertigo and severe joint paiin
Had used the topical solution of minoxidil, rogaine for about 8-9 months , did not regrow hair, but since then I've been experiencing severe joint aches on feet, knees,arms,neck and shoulders. Also severe vertigo dizziness when I first lie down. I do to be honest have had a problem with back and shoulder pain, I've experienced when using a sugar substitute. I have gotten better since, and stopped using them, for years ,until I used the rogaine ,these symtoms have returned and have gotten much worse. I've also have had vertigo before, but not more then days , sometime a month. But after using the rogaine , I've experienced severe vertigo for over four months.
- Did you use minoxidol 2% before being diagnosed with breast cancer
I am wondering whether there is a relationship between the use of tranquillizers for 35 years and Rogaine for about 15 years. I only use the Rogaine 2% once in the morning and diazepam 5 mg as needed. I have generalized anxiety disorder. Diagnosed and treated for breast cancer type 2 in 2010... still worried about a recurrence.
- I have an enlarged prostate is rogain bad for my prostate
I just started using Rogain and have noticed a reduction in urine flow
- Minoxidil racing my heart beat can i continue using it?
I am using Equate Extra Strength For Men Hair Regrowth, this usage increasing my hear rate, nit very serious, can I continue using it? I want my hair back. Please advice.
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I am curious to see if many others have had similar experiences.
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- Minoxidil (vesicular eczema)
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- Happened to me- allergic reaction to rogaine
Within the first week of usage, I began to have leg cramps, facial swelling, tightness of breath, chest pain, anxiety, and chronic headaches. Even with allergy medicines and aspirin, nothing seemed to help. At first, I felt it was though it was just simple allergies until I woke up one morning with my face so swollen that I could see my skin around my eyes without looking in a mirror. My throat began to swell to the point it was difficult to swallow. I immediately went to the ER to receive a shot and sleep all day with Benadryl. The following day, I have redness in the skin and hoarseness. The doctor told me too never touch Rogaine again or I would end up in the hospital (or worse).
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
Been using minoxidil for two weeks at the start i noticed a fast heart rate nothing to bad i dont really notice that but for a few days i hv like a pain in my left side of my chest and then moved to right side it seems to hv settled on my left side i 2as thinking its i nm my head but im not sure
From this study (1 month ago):
Also started having palpitations.
From this study (4 months ago):
It has been almost two months that abovementoined symptoms have occurred. I am, particularly at night, afraid that if I make sound, people or neighbours may become upset. When I hear something, even the sound of elevator, I jump and think that they are coming to warn me that I did something that disturbed them. The worst part is that I know I did not, I use headset and live in one room of my house alone. In fact, I live alone in a 140 square meter and I prefer to stay only in one room.
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