Minoxidil and Dementia - from FDA reports


Dementia is found among people who take Minoxidil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Neurontin, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Dementia with Minoxidil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,712 people who have side effects when taking Minoxidil from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 29, 2017

4,712 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil.
Among them, 13 people (0.28%) have Dementia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Minoxidil cause Dementia?

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Minoxidil *:

  • female: 7.69 %
  • male: 92.31 %

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Minoxidil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 92.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Sleep Disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Arthritis (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Convulsion (1 person, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Norvasc (9 people, 69.23%)
  • Neurontin (9 people, 69.23%)
  • Lasix (8 people, 61.54%)
  • Dexamethasone (8 people, 61.54%)
  • Atenolol (8 people, 61.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (8 people, 61.54%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (7 people, 53.85%)
  • Renal Failure Chronic (7 people, 53.85%)
  • Hyperglycemia (7 people, 53.85%)
  • Gastritis (7 people, 53.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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