Review: Myalgia in Accutane
This is a review of Myalgia (Muscle aches) by studying 26,996 people who take Accutane. We analyze: the time on Accutane when people have Myalgia, gender and age of these people, the severity of Myalgia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Accutane. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Accutane (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne, acne cystic. Commonly reported side effects of Accutane include inflammatory bowel disease, depression nec, colitis ulcerative aggravated, ulcerative colitis, depression aggravated.
Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 26,996 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 916 people (3.39%) have Myalgia.
Time on Accutane when people have Myalgia * :
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Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Accutane * :
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Accutane * :
Severity of Myalgia when taking Accutane ** :
How people recovered from Myalgia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (670 people, 73.14%)
- Depression (200 people, 21.83%)
- Colitis (180 people, 19.65%)
- Anxiety (116 people, 12.66%)
- Bronchitis (114 people, 12.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Asacol (238 people, 25.98%)
- Levaquin (188 people, 20.52%)
- Celexa (180 people, 19.65%)
- Prevacid (139 people, 15.17%)
- Ortho tri-cyclen (134 people, 14.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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(Number of patients like cat: 365)
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(Number of patients like vicki: 250)
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