Review: taking Accutane and Azithromycin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Accutane and Azithromycin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Accutane and Azithromycin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 233 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Accutane

Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Accutane 27,960 users)

Azithromycin

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Azithromycin 12,006 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

233 people who take Accutane, Azithromycin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Accutane and Azithromycin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Accutane:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Azithromycin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Accutane:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Azithromycin:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Accutane:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Azithromycin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • colitis ulcerative
  • haemorrhoids
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • colitis
  • proctitis
  • chills
  • depression
1 - 6 months:
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • colitis
  • depression
  • anaemia
  • dry skin
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • crohn's disease
  • colitis ulcerative
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • pleural effusion
6 - 12 months:
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • depression
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • anxiety
  • colitis ulcerative
  • dry skin
  • headache
  • intestinal obstruction
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
1 - 2 years:
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • dry skin
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • depression
  • abdominal pain
  • acne
  • anaemia
  • ascites
  • cellulitis
5 - 10 years:
  • arthralgia
  • colitis ulcerative
  • crohn's disease
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • myalgia
  • proctalgia
  • pseudopolyposis
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain lower
  • abdominal pain upper
not specified:
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • crohn's disease
  • depression
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • fatigue
  • colitis ulcerative
  • colitis
  • anaemia
  • rash
  • dry skin

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • depression
  • colitis
  • rash
  • dry skin
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • fatigue
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • acne
  • abdominal pain
male:
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • colitis ulcerative
  • crohn's disease
  • depression
  • colitis
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • haemorrhoids
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • pouchitis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • colitis ulcerative
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • colitis
  • crohn's disease
  • dry skin
  • anaemia
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • nausea
20-29:
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • colitis
  • fatigue
  • pleural effusion
  • anaemia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • depression
  • rash
  • abdominal pain
30-39:
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • depression
  • crohn's disease
  • generalised anxiety disorder
  • malignant melanoma
  • pyelonephritis
  • renal failure acute
  • uveitis
  • myalgia
  • headache
40-49:
  • blood pressure increased
  • migraine
  • dehydration
  • dysphagia
  • mouth haemorrhage
  • red eye
  • stevens johnson syndrome

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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