Minoxidil Side Effects

As every-single drug has side effects, Minoxidil has its own. Bellow it’s the list of all the known side effect of the later, from the general one to the more severe.

Common Side Effects:

  • burning or irritation of the eye
  • itching
  • redness or irritation at the treated area
  • unwanted hair growth elsewhere on the body

Together with the common side effects, here is the list of the less common, and little bit more severe. These may sound a little bit more than you expected, but even as a small number, everybody should know them. The Severe Side effects are:

  • Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue);
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • fainting
  • fast heartbeat
  • sudden
  • unexplained weight gain
  • swollen hands or feet


The moment you experience any of these symptoms while taking Minoxidil, please seek immediate medical attention, since these side effects can be harmful for your general health. Guess the Emoji app