Accutane and Breast cancer - from FDA reports
Breast cancer is found among people who take Accutane, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Tylenol, and have Acne . We study 29,825 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA. Among them, 30 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.
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Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Accutane 30,947 users)
Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, osteoporosis (latest reports from 105,562 Breast cancer patients).
On Feb, 06, 2017
29,825 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 30 people (0.1%) have Breast Cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Accutane when people have Breast Cancer *:
- < 1 month: 4.35 %
- 1 - 6 months: 82.61 %
- 6 - 12 months: 13.04 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Accutane *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Accutane *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 40.91 %
- 30-39: 9.09 %
- 40-49: 18.18 %
- 50-59: 13.64 %
- 60+: 18.18 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Acne (19 people, 63.33%)
- Pain (12 people, 40.00%)
- Acne Cystic (2 people, 6.67%)
- Psoriasis (1 person, 3.33%)
- High Blood Pressure (1 person, 3.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (10 people, 33.33%)
- Advil Liqui-Gels (9 people, 30.00%)
- Provera (3 people, 10.00%)
- Prempro (3 people, 10.00%)
- Premarin (3 people, 10.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (19 people, 63.33%)
- Ulcerative Colitis (18 people, 60.00%)
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (15 people, 50.00%)
- Crohn's Disease (15 people, 50.00%)
- Emotional Distress (14 people, 46.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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