Review: could Accutane cause Myalgia?
This is a review of Myalgia (Muscle aches) by studying 27,688 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 from 28,267 users) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne, acne cystic. Commonly reported side effects of Accutane include inflammatory bowel disease, colitis ulcerative aggravated, ulcerative colitis, depression aggravated, depression.
Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 493,313 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 27,688 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 923 people (3.33%) have Myalgia. They amount to 0.19% of all the 492,287 people who 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 (674 people, 73.02%)
- Depression (200 people, 21.67%)
- Colitis (180 people, 19.50%)
- Anxiety (116 people, 12.57%)
- Bronchitis (114 people, 12.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Asacol (238 people, 25.79%)
- Levaquin (188 people, 20.37%)
- Celexa (180 people, 19.50%)
- Prevacid (139 people, 15.06%)
- Ortho tri-cyclen (135 people, 14.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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