Accutane and Menstruation irregular - from FDA reports


Summary

Menstruation irregular is found among people who take Accutane, especially for people who are 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Desogen, and have Acne. This review analyzes which people have Menstruation irregular with Accutane. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,888 people who have side effects when taking Accutane from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 15, 2017

29,888 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 176 people (0.59%) have Menstruation Irregular


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Accutane cause Menstruation irregular?

Time on Accutane when people have Menstruation Irregular *:

  • < 1 month: 3.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 59.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.92 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.41 %
  • 10+ years: 1.2 %

Age of people who have Menstruation Irregular when taking Accutane *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 47.13 %
  • 20-29: 29.3 %
  • 30-39: 15.29 %
  • 40-49: 8.28 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (47 people, 26.70%)
  • Oral Contraception (8 people, 4.55%)
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis (5 people, 2.84%)
  • Hypothyroidism (4 people, 2.27%)
  • Acne Cystic (4 people, 2.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Desogen (21 people, 11.93%)
  • Plan B One-Step (17 people, 9.66%)
  • Aleve (15 people, 8.52%)
  • Advil (14 people, 7.95%)
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen (13 people, 7.39%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (84 people, 47.73%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (74 people, 42.05%)
  • Dry Skin (60 people, 34.09%)
  • Depression (60 people, 34.09%)
  • Crohn's Disease (54 people, 30.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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