Accutane and Myalgia - from FDA reports
Myalgia is found among people who take Accutane, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ortho Tri-Cyclen, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Myalgia with Accutane. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,903 people who have side effects when taking Accutane from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
29,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 993 people (3.32%) have Myalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Accutane when people have Myalgia *:
- < 1 month: 12.98 %
- 1 - 6 months: 65.57 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.28 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.42 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.08 %
- 10+ years: 0.35 %
Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Accutane *:
- female: 57.87 %
- male: 42.13 %
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Accutane *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 40.62 %
- 20-29: 33.59 %
- 30-39: 15.74 %
- 40-49: 4.91 %
- 50-59: 2.34 %
- 60+: 2.79 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (39 people, 3.93%)
- Stress And Anxiety (22 people, 2.22%)
- Eczema (19 people, 1.91%)
- Migraine (18 people, 1.81%)
- Bronchitis (16 people, 1.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ortho Tri-Cyclen (93 people, 9.37%)
- Prevacid (51 people, 5.14%)
- Prednisone (44 people, 4.43%)
- Doxycycline (42 people, 4.23%)
- Erythromycin (41 people, 4.13%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (514 people, 51.76%)
- Joint Pain (478 people, 48.14%)
- Depression (400 people, 40.28%)
- Dry Skin (333 people, 33.53%)
- Fatigue (330 people, 33.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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