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 . We study 29,825 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA. Among them, 66 have Diabetes. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes and more.

What to expect?

If you take Accutane and have Diabetes, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Accutane and have Diabetes

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 >>>

Accutane

Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Accutane 30,947 users)

Diabetes

Diabetes has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, diabetes, schizophrenia (latest reports from 274,062 Diabetes patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

29,825 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 66 people (0.22%) have Diabetes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Accutane cause Diabetes?

Time on Accutane when people have Diabetes *:

  • < 1 month: 4.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 77.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.08 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes when taking Accutane *:

  • female: 74.19 %
  • male: 25.81 %

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 (27 people, 40.91%)
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis (19 people, 28.79%)
  • Acne Cystic (6 people, 9.09%)
  • Scar (1 person, 1.52%)
  • Brain Neoplasm Malignant (1 person, 1.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Asacol (25 people, 37.88%)
  • Tegretol (24 people, 36.36%)
  • Imuran (24 people, 36.36%)
  • Demerol (24 people, 36.36%)
  • Cipro (22 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (46 people, 69.70%)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (44 people, 66.67%)
  • Anaemia (38 people, 57.58%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (37 people, 56.06%)
  • Colitis (37 people, 56.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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.

Do you have Diabetes when taking Accutane?

Browse all side effects of Accutane

a 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 Diabetes

Diabetes

Could your condition cause Diabetes

Diabetes

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Accutane, Diabetes

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Accutane, Diabetes