Could Accutane cause 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 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.
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Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Accutane 30,930 users)
Diabetes has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, diabetes, schizophrenia (latest reports from 273,994 Diabetes patients).
On Dec, 24, 2016
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:
Time on Accutane when people have Diabetes *:
- < 1 month: 4.26 %
- 1 - 6 months: 80.85 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.13 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.13 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.38 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.26 %
- 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.
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