Accutane and Diabetes - from FDA reports


Summary

Diabetes is found among people who take Accutane, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Asacol, and have Acne. This review analyzes which people have Diabetes with Accutane. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,888 people who have side effects when taking Accutane from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

29,888 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 67 people (0.22%) have Diabetes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Accutane cause Diabetes?

Time on Accutane when people have Diabetes *:

  • < 1 month: 5.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 76.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.85 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes when taking Accutane *:

  • female: 73.02 %
  • male: 26.98 %

Age of people who have Diabetes when taking Accutane *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 56.14 %
  • 20-29: 24.56 %
  • 30-39: 1.75 %
  • 40-49: 3.51 %
  • 50-59: 3.51 %
  • 60+: 10.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (28 people, 41.79%)
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis (19 people, 28.36%)
  • Acne Cystic (6 people, 8.96%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (2 people, 2.99%)
  • Nervousness (1 person, 1.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tegretol (25 people, 37.31%)
  • Asacol (25 people, 37.31%)
  • Imuran (24 people, 35.82%)
  • Demerol (24 people, 35.82%)
  • Cipro (22 people, 32.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (46 people, 68.66%)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (45 people, 67.16%)
  • Anaemia (38 people, 56.72%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (37 people, 55.22%)
  • Colitis (37 people, 55.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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