Review: could Rogaine cause Skin cancer - basal cell (Basal cell carcinoma)?
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 (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 41,827 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 2,079 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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