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Review: could Accutane cause Menstruation irregular?

We study 27,781 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 160 have Menstruation irregular. Find out below who they are, when they have Menstruation irregular and more.

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Accutane

Accutane (latest outcomes from 28,337 users) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne.

Menstruation irregular

Menstruation Irregular (latest reports from 44,480 patients) has been reported by people with post coital contraception, birth control, depression, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 27,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 160 people (0.58%) have Menstruation Irregular.

Trend of Menstruation irregular in Accutane reports

Time on Accutane when people have Menstruation irregular * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Menstruation irregular2.80%56.64%38.46%0.70%0.00%1.40%0.00%

Gender of people who have Menstruation irregular when taking Accutane * :

FemaleMale
Menstruation irregular99.57%0.43%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Menstruation irregular0.00%0.00%62.56%21.00%10.50%5.94%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Menstruation irregular when taking Accutane ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Menstruation irregular ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (38 people, 23.75%)
  2. Autoimmune hepatitis (10 people, 6.25%)
  3. Lichen sclerosus (6 people, 3.75%)
  4. Acne cystic (4 people, 2.50%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (4 people, 2.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Desogen (60 people, 37.50%)
  2. Aleve (41 people, 25.62%)
  3. Advil (36 people, 22.50%)
  4. Ortho tri-cyclen (25 people, 15.62%)
  5. Advil liqui-gels (24 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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