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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Breast cancer with Accutane. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,903 people who have side effects when taking Accutane from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
29,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 42 people (0.14%) have Breast cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Accutane when people have Breast cancer *:
- < 1 month: 2.94 %
- 1 - 6 months: 82.35 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.76 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.94 %
- 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: 38.71 %
- 30-39: 25.81 %
- 40-49: 12.9 %
- 50-59: 9.68 %
- 60+: 12.9 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (12 people, 28.57%)
- Psoriasis (1 person, 2.38%)
- Hormone Replacement Therapy (1 person, 2.38%)
- High Blood Pressure (1 person, 2.38%)
- Depression (1 person, 2.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (10 people, 23.81%)
- Advil Liqui-Gels (9 people, 21.43%)
- Provera (3 people, 7.14%)
- Prempro (3 people, 7.14%)
- Premarin (3 people, 7.14%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (19 people, 45.24%)
- Ulcerative Colitis (18 people, 42.86%)
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (15 people, 35.71%)
- Crohn's Disease (15 people, 35.71%)
- Emotional Distress (14 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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