Review: could Accutane cause Bone and joint pain?
We study 27,781 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,342 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 (latest outcomes from 28,331 users) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne.
Bone and joint pain
Bone and joint pain (latest reports from 800,948 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 27,779 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 2,342 people (8.43%) have Bone And Joint Pain. They amount to 0.29% of all the 800,511 people who have Bone And Joint Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Accutane when people have Bone and joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone and joint pain||16.67%||63.60%||12.01%||4.54%||1.79%||1.17%||0.22% |
Gender of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Accutane * :
|Bone and joint pain||46.70%||53.30% |
Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Accutane * :
|Bone and joint pain||0.07%||0.00%||52.82%||33.33%||10.52%||2.65%||0.49%||0.11% |
Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Accutane ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||57.14%||42.86%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (2,178 people, 93.00%)
- Depression (292 people, 12.47%)
- Colitis (259 people, 11.06%)
- Sinusitis (188 people, 8.03%)
- Pain (182 people, 7.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ortho tri-cyclen (376 people, 16.05%)
- Levaquin (376 people, 16.05%)
- Keflex (320 people, 13.66%)
- Zithromax (319 people, 13.62%)
- Retin-a (288 people, 12.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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