Review: could Accutane cause Breast cancer?
Summary: Breast cancer is found among people who take Accutane, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Advil liqui-gels, and have Acne.
We study 27,815 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 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 28,366 Accutane users)
Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 77,346 Breast cancer patients)
On Mar, 26, 2015: 27,815 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 34 people (0.12%) have Breast Cancer.
Time on Accutane when people have Breast cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breast cancer||0.00%||79.31%||17.24%||3.45%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Breast cancer when taking Accutane * :
|Breast cancer||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breast cancer when taking Accutane * :
|Breast cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||37.50%||43.75%||15.62%||3.12%||0.00% |
Severity of Breast cancer when taking Accutane ** :
How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (13 people, 38.24%)
- Pain (12 people, 35.29%)
- Acne cystic (3 people, 8.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Advil liqui-gels (9 people, 26.47%)
- Tylenol (7 people, 20.59%)
- Advil (3 people, 8.82%)
- Tylenol-500 (2 people, 5.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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