Will you have Lens opacity with Minoxidil - from FDA reports


Lens opacity is found among people who take Minoxidil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Lisinopril, and have Sleep disorder. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,332 people who have side effects when taking Minoxidil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on minoxidil (the active ingredients of Minoxidil) and Minoxidil (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Lens opacity are also considered in the study.

What is Minoxidil?

Minoxidil has active ingredients of minoxidil. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Minoxidil 6,556 users)

What is Lens opacity?

Lens opacity (cloudiness of lens) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes (latest reports from 37,101 Lens opacity patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 22, 2019

6,332 people reported to have side effects when taking Minoxidil.
Among them, 13 people (0.21%) have Lens opacity

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Minoxidil cause Lens opacity?

Gender of people who have Lens opacity when taking Minoxidil *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Lens opacity when taking Minoxidil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 27.27 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 45.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Sleep Disorder: 3 people, 23.08%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 15.38%
  3. Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss): 1 person, 7.69%
  4. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 1 person, 7.69%
  5. Bladder Disorder: 1 person, 7.69%
  6. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell)): 1 person, 7.69%
  7. Corneal Deposits: 1 person, 7.69%
  8. Depression: 1 person, 7.69%
  9. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 1 person, 7.69%
  10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 1 person, 7.69%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Nexium: 4 people, 30.77%
  2. Lisinopril: 4 people, 30.77%
  3. Regular Insulin: 3 people, 23.08%
  4. Seroquel: 3 people, 23.08%
  5. Percocet: 3 people, 23.08%
  6. Lasix: 3 people, 23.08%
  7. Klonopin: 3 people, 23.08%
  8. Hydrochlorothiazide: 3 people, 23.08%
  9. Heparin: 3 people, 23.08%
  10. Hectorol: 3 people, 23.08%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Vitreous Haemorrhage (intraocular (inside the eye) bleeding): 4 people, 30.77%
  2. Fall: 4 people, 30.77%
  3. Retinal Detachment (a disorder of the eye in which the retina peels away from its underlying layer of support tissue): 4 people, 30.77%
  4. Retinal Vessel Occlusion (a blockage in one of the small arteries): 4 people, 30.77%
  5. Cardiac Murmur (an heart sound in valve abnormality): 4 people, 30.77%
  6. Blindness: 4 people, 30.77%
  7. Speech Impairment (Adult) (inability to speak (adult)): 4 people, 30.77%
  8. Stable Angina (a constant chest pain): 4 people, 30.77%
  9. Headache (pain in head): 4 people, 30.77%
  10. Chest Pain: 4 people, 30.77%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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