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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 244 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 28,370 Accutane users)

Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 12,361 Azithromycin users)

On May, 14, 2015: 244 people who take Accutane, Azithromycin are studied

Accutane, Azithromycin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Accutane (isotretinoin)
- Azithromycin (azithromycin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Accutane is effectiven/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Azithromycin is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Accutane is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Azithromycin is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Accutane is effectiven/an/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Azithromycin is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseInflammatory Bowel DiseaseInflammatory Bowel DiseaseInflammatory Bowel Diseasen/aArthralgian/aInflammatory Bowel Disease
Colitis UlcerativeColitisIrritable Bowel SyndromeIrritable Bowel SyndromeColitis UlcerativeCrohn's Disease
HaemorrhoidsCrohn's DiseaseDepressionDry SkinCrohn's DiseaseDepression
AnxietyColitis UlcerativeAnxietyGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseRectal HaemorrhageColitis Ulcerative
NauseaDepressionColitis UlcerativeDepressionMyalgiaColitis
Rectal HaemorrhageAnaemiaHeadacheHypertriglyceridaemiaProctalgiaIrritable Bowel Syndrome
ColitisIrritable Bowel SyndromeDry SkinHypertensionAbdominal Pain NosAnaemia
ProctitisPouchitisIntestinal ObstructionHyperglycaemiaGastroenteritis Bacterial NosFatigue
ChillsDry SkinAnaemiaHypertensive CrisisPseudopolyposisAnxiety
Crohn's DiseaseHeadacheFatigueHepatitisInflammatory Bowel Disease NosHeadache

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseInflammatory Bowel Disease
DepressionColitis Ulcerative
Crohn's DiseaseCrohn's Disease
ColitisDepression
Dry SkinAnaemia
RashColitis
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseAnxiety
FatigueIrritable Bowel Syndrome
Colitis UlcerativeHaemorrhoids
HeadachePouchitis

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aInflammatory Bowel DiseaseInflammatory Bowel DiseaseInflammatory Bowel DiseaseMigrainen/an/a
Colitis UlcerativeIrritable Bowel SyndromeDepressionBlood Pressure Increased
DepressionCrohn's DiseasePyelonephritisHepatic Congestion
AnxietyColitisUveitisHypertension
Crohn's DiseaseFatigueMalignant MelanomaHypoglycaemia
ColitisPain In ExtremityRenal Failure AcuteHeart Rate Increased
AnaemiaPleural EffusionGeneralised Anxiety DisorderGout
Dry SkinAnaemiaCrohn's DiseaseErectile Dysfunction
Rectal HaemorrhageColitis UlcerativeMyalgiaFall
Weight DecreasedHaemorrhoidsMuscular WeaknessLeft Ventricular Failure

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Accutane isn't worth it.
    I was on accutane for 1 month while I was 13 and nobody thought I would be affected the way I was by it. But I ended up bleeding through my pores since my platelet count plummeted to 6,000 and obviously I obtained TTP from this drug. I wouldn't recommend it for anybody no matter how bad your acne is ...
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    It's been 2 weeks since I've stopped taking Azithromycin (only took 250mg for 5 days) and my ears are still ringing!
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    I have chest tightness on my left side all the time, but most strongly when I fully inhale or exhale and when I stretch my arms behind my back. I have never had this feeling before taking Isotretinoin. The tightness sometimes feels like it goes up to my neck.

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    A few hours after my second dose of Azithromycin (z-pack) I started to experience tooth pain. I also had nausea and loose stools (but that was to be expected.) The tooth pain threw me off though, I'm now on my 4th day/second to last dose and I still have the tooth pain.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Accutane (isotretinoin) is often used to treat acne. Azithromycin (azithromycin) is often used to treat sinusitis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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