Accutane and Joint pain - from FDA reports


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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Joint pain with Accutane. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,903 people who have side effects when taking Accutane from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

29,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 2,529 people (8.46%) have Joint pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Accutane cause Joint pain?

Time on Accutane when people have Joint pain *:

  • < 1 month: 7.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 65.98 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.68 %
  • 10+ years: 0.37 %

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

  • female: 52.88 %
  • male: 47.12 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 43.6 %
  • 20-29: 31.85 %
  • 30-39: 14.49 %
  • 40-49: 5.74 %
  • 50-59: 1.81 %
  • 60+: 2.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (69 people, 2.73%)
  • Asthma (38 people, 1.50%)
  • Sinusitis (36 people, 1.42%)
  • Colitis (28 people, 1.11%)
  • Eczema (25 people, 0.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen (173 people, 6.84%)
  • Retin-A (87 people, 3.44%)
  • Prednisone (83 people, 3.28%)
  • Keflex (81 people, 3.20%)
  • Amnesteem (73 people, 2.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (1,554 people, 61.45%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (1,232 people, 48.71%)
  • Depression (1,145 people, 45.27%)
  • Crohn's Disease (1,117 people, 44.17%)
  • Colitis (918 people, 36.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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