A member asked:

I am 24 years old. suddenly i am having acne a lot. and it doesnt stop appearing. i am using minoxidil 5 ? can it cause acne ?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Susan Rhoads answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Not likely: The official monograph from the FDA on minoxidil does not list acne as a side effect. See your doctor to find out if anything else is going on that could be causing it.

Answered 3/13/2015



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