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Review: could Accutane cause Joint pain?
We study 27,789 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,343 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.
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Accutane (latest outcomes from 28,337 users) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne.
Joint pain (latest reports from 804,256 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.
On Sep, 15, 2014: 27,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 2,343 people (8.43%) have Joint Pain.
Time on Accutane when people have Joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Joint pain||16.67%||63.61%||12.01%||4.54%||1.79%||1.17%||0.22% |
Gender of people who have Joint pain when taking Accutane * :
|Joint pain||46.70%||53.30% |
Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Accutane * :
|Joint pain||0.07%||0.00%||52.81%||33.35%||10.52%||2.65%||0.49%||0.11% |
Severity of Joint pain when taking Accutane ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Joint pain||0.00%||62.50%||37.50%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (2,178 people, 92.96%)
- Depression (292 people, 12.46%)
- Colitis (259 people, 11.05%)
- Sinusitis (188 people, 8.02%)
- Pain (182 people, 7.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ortho tri-cyclen (376 people, 16.05%)
- Levaquin (376 people, 16.05%)
- Keflex (320 people, 13.66%)
- Zithromax (319 people, 13.62%)
- Retin-a (288 people, 12.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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