Review: could Accutane cause Joint Pain?


Summary

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 30,436 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,535 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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Accutane

Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Accutane 30,848 users)

Joint Pain

Joint pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, stroke, chest pain (latest reports from 200,602 Joint pain patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

30,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 2,535 people (8.33%) have Joint Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Accutane cause Joint pain?

Time on Accutane when people have Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 7.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 65.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.1 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.74 %
  • 10+ years: 0.43 %

Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Accutane *:

  • female: 52.92 %
  • male: 47.08 %

Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Accutane *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 43.39 %
  • 20-29: 31.94 %
  • 30-39: 14.41 %
  • 40-49: 5.86 %
  • 50-59: 1.85 %
  • 60+: 2.38 %

Severity if Joint Pain when taking Accutane **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 55.56 %
  • severe: 44.44 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Joint Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (1,063 people, 41.93%)
  • Acne Cystic (94 people, 3.71%)
  • Depression (60 people, 2.37%)
  • Asthma (38 people, 1.50%)
  • Sinusitis (36 people, 1.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen (173 people, 6.82%)
  • Retin-A (87 people, 3.43%)
  • Prednisone (83 people, 3.27%)
  • Keflex (81 people, 3.20%)
  • Amnesteem (73 people, 2.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (1,552 people, 61.22%)
  • Colitis Ulcerative (1,231 people, 48.56%)
  • Depression (1,144 people, 45.13%)
  • Crohn's Disease (1,078 people, 42.52%)
  • Colitis (918 people, 36.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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