Review: could Accutane cause Diabetes?
We study 27,774 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 91 have Diabetes. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes and more.
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Accutane (latest outcomes from 28,324 users) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne.
Diabetes (latest reports from 385,066 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 21, 2014: 27,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 54 people (0.19%) have Diabetes. They amount to 0.01% of all the 387,489 people who have Diabetes on eHealthMe.
Time on Accutane when people have Diabetes * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diabetes when taking Accutane * :
Age of people who have Diabetes when taking Accutane * :
Severity of Diabetes when taking Accutane ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diabetes ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Autoimmune hepatitis (37 people, 68.52%)
- Acne (25 people, 46.30%)
- Acne cystic (2 people, 3.70%)
- Headache (1 people, 1.85%)
- Rhinitis (1 people, 1.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Asacol (43 people, 79.63%)
- Ortho tri-cyclen (43 people, 79.63%)
- Tegretol (42 people, 77.78%)
- Demerol (42 people, 77.78%)
- Imuran (42 people, 77.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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