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Review: could Accutane cause Myalgia (Muscle aches)?

We study 27,781 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 924 have Myalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Myalgia and more.

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Accutane

Accutane (latest outcomes from 28,335 users) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne.

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,635 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 27,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 924 people (3.33%) have Myalgia.

Trend of Myalgia in Accutane reports

Time on Accutane when people have Myalgia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Myalgia24.05%61.76%9.17%1.99%1.90%1.04%0.09%

Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Accutane * :

FemaleMale
Myalgia49.21%50.79%

Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Accutane * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myalgia0.00%0.00%46.89%37.32%11.89%3.06%0.51%0.34%

Severity of Myalgia when taking Accutane ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Myalgia0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Myalgia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Myalgia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (674 people, 72.94%)
  2. Depression (200 people, 21.65%)
  3. Colitis (180 people, 19.48%)
  4. Anxiety (116 people, 12.55%)
  5. Bronchitis (114 people, 12.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Asacol (238 people, 25.76%)
  2. Levaquin (188 people, 20.35%)
  3. Celexa (180 people, 19.48%)
  4. Prevacid (139 people, 15.04%)
  5. Ortho tri-cyclen (135 people, 14.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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