Joint pain 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 Ortho Tri-Cyclen, and have Acne . We study 30,480 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,536 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.
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Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Accutane 30,892 users)
Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 207,090 Joint pain patients).
On Oct, 22, 2016
30,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 2,536 people (8.32%) have Joint Pain
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** Reports from social media are used.
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My daughter is Kiley. She is a 16-year-old athlete who began Accutane 3 months ago. The doctor doubled her dose last month and now, she is having so much joint pain that she can barely walk. She was told today by our regular doctor to stop the medicine altogether.
Hello my name is Carolyn Martin. My daughter Shannon got Lupus when she was 17. She lived another 13 years before dying at the age of 30. She has 2 children both boys that has no mother now. She was on accutane at the age of 14 for acne. I am pretty sure that is what gave her lupus. She got very depressed and didn't act like herself. The doctor took her off of it after a few months because her platelet count dropped very low. I think it probably destroyed her immune system at the same time. I miss her so much,she was my best friend. I wish I could do something for her like stopping that drug company from ever hurting anyone else.
titrating up to 100*150 mg began having joint pain in balls of feet and hands. Hands swell at the joint on the palm. Feet ache. I am a walker and was walking 20 miles a week until about 2 weeks ago. At that time on 100 mg. Slowly titrated 25 mg 2 weeks-50 mgs 2 weeks-100 mg 2 weeks, and 150 etc. Joint pain began at about 100 mgs. Lamictal
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 ...
Hi, I just had my medical checkup and the report shown that my T-score @ -4. I took Fosamax as per instruction once a week. Everything just happens at second week after consumed Fosamax. That time I felt chest pain / chest burn and I stop taking Fosamax plus. 2 days later all my joints ...
Several years ago in 2013 I was"diagnosed" with RA. I went through every medication including, humira, embral, to now IV fusions of remicade which has been almost a year. I am not feeling any better and body aches and joint pains getting worse. I started researching my symptoms and lyme kept ...
titrating up to 100*150 mg began having joint pain in balls of feet and hands. Hands swell at the joint on the palm. Feet ache. I am a walker and was walking 20 miles a week until about 2 weeks ago. At that time on 100 mg. Slowly titrated 25 mg 2 weeks-50 mgs 2 weeks-100 mg 2 weeks, and 150 ...
Hi I'm taking baclofen for alcoholism and I am experiencing crippling pain in hips and legs. I have not had this pain before taking baclofen so I assume the two are related. It was reassuring to read the stats, that a significant number of patients suffer from this and that it subsides after ...
Hello my name is Carolyn Martin. My daughter Shannon got Lupus when she was 17. She lived another 13 years before dying at the age of 30. She has 2 children both boys that has no mother now. She was on accutane at the age of 14 for acne. I am pretty sure that is what gave her lupus. She got ...
After taking isotretinoin I lost almost all my hair although it grew back. I also had joint pain, and now four years later after having tried for three years to get pregnant, the doctors say I am experiencing premature menopause, at 26 years old. I have a friend who also was on isotretinoin and ...
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