Accutane and Bone and joint pain - from FDA reports
Bone and joint pain is found among people who take Accutane, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ortho Tri-Cyclen, and have Acne . We study 29,825 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA. Among them, 2,527 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint pain and more.
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Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Accutane 30,943 users)
Bone And Joint Pain
Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 207,350 Bone and joint pain patients).
On Jan, 23, 2017
29,825 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 2,527 people (8.47%) have Bone And Joint Pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Accutane when people have Bone And Joint Pain *:
- < 1 month: 7.91 %
- 1 - 6 months: 65.58 %
- 6 - 12 months: 13.94 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.41 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.83 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.82 %
- 10+ years: 0.5 %
Gender of people who have Bone And Joint Pain when taking Accutane *:
- female: 52.88 %
- male: 47.12 %
Age of people who have Bone And Joint Pain when taking Accutane *:
- 0-1: 0.13 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 43.59 %
- 20-29: 31.87 %
- 30-39: 14.46 %
- 40-49: 5.75 %
- 50-59: 1.81 %
- 60+: 2.39 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Acne (1,057 people, 41.83%)
- Acne Cystic (94 people, 3.72%)
- Depression (69 people, 2.73%)
- Asthma (38 people, 1.50%)
- Sinusitis (36 people, 1.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ortho Tri-Cyclen (173 people, 6.85%)
- Retin-A (87 people, 3.44%)
- Prednisone (83 people, 3.28%)
- Keflex (81 people, 3.21%)
- Amnesteem (73 people, 2.89%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (1,552 people, 61.42%)
- Ulcerative Colitis (1,231 people, 48.71%)
- Depression (1,143 people, 45.23%)
- Crohn's Disease (1,116 people, 44.16%)
- Colitis (918 people, 36.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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