Accutane and Diabetes - from FDA reports
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 Autoimmune hepatitis. This review analyzes which people have Diabetes 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.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Oct, 05, 2017
29,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 67 people (0.22%) have Diabetes
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Accutane when people have Diabetes *:
- < 1 month: 4.08 %
- 1 - 6 months: 81.63 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.04 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.04 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.12 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.08 %
- 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 *:
- Autoimmune Hepatitis (19 people, 28.36%)
- Stress And Anxiety (2 people, 2.99%)
- Prostate Cancer (1 person, 1.49%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (1 person, 1.49%)
- Headache (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.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.
Do you have Diabetes when taking Accutane?
- Check symptoms - is diabetes caused by a drug or a condition?
- Get alerts to symptoms - forecast your symptoms and get alerts
- Join related support groups - you are not alone, join a support group on ehealth.me
- Report the side effect - help people in need and in real time
- Ask a question - ask a question related to the study
- write a review - share your experience related to the study
- More tools...
Expand the study to include all drugs with the same ingredientsDiabetes and drugs with ingredients of isotretinoin.
Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMeDiabetes and Accutane from FDA and eHealthMe reports
Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Accutane 31,139 users)
Diabetes has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 291,096 Diabetes patients).
Browse all side effects of Accutanea b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with DiabetesDiabetes
Could your condition cause DiabetesDiabetes
What would happen?
Questions to the study
Hi I have gotten nail infections because of my Accutane medication. It started in month 2 and has been on for 3 months. I have been to a few doctors and no one has given me treatment that has helped. Therefore I'm wondering if you know any good treatments.
I have had heart perfusion test holter moniter and er docs say my heart is great. but I am 47 6 1 weight 200 pounds night hr as low as 33bpm resting during day 55 to 60 bpm I am lightheaded some days but I also have type 2 diabetes blood sugar now 100 to 135 fasting everyday take metformin and ...
I recently had a terrible case of pneumonia, then I had a heart attack due to breathing problems. My cardio doctor has put me on Crestor and Plavix and dropped my simvastin and amolydine besylate. I have been on these new drugs for only 11 days now. I am concerned that I now have such tiredness ...
My question for you guys is did any of you get Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome from taking Accutane you think? I took Accutane when I was in high school, and the dermatologist told me that, "They don't know the long term side effects yet". But, I was a teen, I thought I was ...
User reviews to the study
I was on Accutane treatment in summer of 1994. It is 2017 and I have pterygium in both eyes. I am not able to read with my right eye. This eye is beyond help despite a surgery in ca. 2010 to remove the tissue growth. My right eye changed shape as a consequence of inflammation, healing and ...
I've been a type 1 diabetic for the past 29 years of my life and wasn't diagnosed properly with my battle with Oligodendroglioma brain cancer until I had a forth opinion at Stanford Hospital where I had the brain surgery to have the tumors removed two years ago. After having the surgery my life ...
My teenage daughter was one a 6 month program for Accutane She stopped the medicine in March 2016 and was diagnosed with Costochondritis in April 2016. A year later it's still giving her problems where it sometimes prevents her from sports. She's been checked out top to bottom and is healthy. ...