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Review: could Rogaine cause Skin cancer - basal cell?

We study 2,079 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 (latest outcomes from 2,120 users) has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss.

Skin cancer - basal cell

Skin cancer - basal cell (type of skin cancer) (latest reports from 41,671 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 2,078 people reported to have side effects when taking Rogaine. Among them, 5 people (0.24%) have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell. They amount to 0.01% of all the 41,669 people who have Skin Cancer - Basal Cell on eHealthMe.

Trend of Skin cancer - basal cell in Rogaine reports

Time on Rogaine when people have Skin cancer - basal cell * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin cancer - basal cell0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Gender of people who have Skin cancer - basal cell when taking Rogaine * :

FemaleMale
Skin cancer - basal cell20.00%80.00%

Age of people who have Skin cancer - basal cell when taking Rogaine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin cancer - basal cell0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%80.00%20.00%

Severity of Skin cancer - basal cell when taking Rogaine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Skin cancer - basal cell ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Alopecia (5 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hypotrichosis (4 people, 80.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Propecia (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Nicotinic acid (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Simvastatin (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Finasteride (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Minoxidil (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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