Accutane and Premature menopause - from FDA reports


Summary

Premature menopause is found among people who take Accutane, especially for people who are 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Provera, and have Acne. This review analyzes which people have Premature menopause with Accutane. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,888 people who have side effects when taking Accutane from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 17, 2017

29,888 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 15 people (0.05%) have Premature menopause


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Accutane cause Premature menopause?

Time on Accutane when people have Premature menopause *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Premature menopause when taking Accutane *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 58.33 %
  • 40-49: 41.67 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (1 person, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Provera (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Synthroid (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Sertraline (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Metformin (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Lipitor (1 person, 6.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Fatigue (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Constipation (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Arthritis Reactive (3 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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