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Review: could Accutane cause Menstruation irregular?
We study 27,789 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 (latest outcomes from 28,337 users) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne.
Menstruation irregular (latest reports from 44,510 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.
Time on Accutane when people have Menstruation irregular * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Menstruation irregular||2.80%||56.64%||38.46%||0.70%||0.00%||1.40%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Menstruation irregular when taking Accutane * :
|Menstruation irregular||99.57%||0.43% |
Age of people who have Menstruation irregular when taking Accutane * :
|Menstruation irregular||0.00%||0.00%||62.56%||21.00%||10.50%||5.94%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Menstruation irregular when taking Accutane ** :
How people recovered from Menstruation irregular ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (38 people, 23.75%)
- Autoimmune hepatitis (10 people, 6.25%)
- Lichen sclerosus (6 people, 3.75%)
- Acne cystic (4 people, 2.50%)
- Hypothyroidism (4 people, 2.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Desogen (60 people, 37.50%)
- Aleve (41 people, 25.62%)
- Advil (36 people, 22.50%)
- Ortho tri-cyclen (25 people, 15.62%)
- 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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menstrual problems could be simply because of age (51).
FANCYGIRL53 on Oct, 7, 2014:
Since starting metoprolol succinate er 25mg once a day 7 months ago. My menstrual cycle has stopped. Is this something common when on this medication. Has any other female experienced this.
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