Review: could Accutane cause Renal Failure Chronic?


Summary

Renal failure chronic is found among people who take Accutane, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Tylenol, and have Acne . We study 30,436 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Renal failure chronic. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure chronic and more.

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Accutane

Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Accutane 30,848 users)

Renal Failure Chronic

Renal failure chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, peritonitis, pneumonia (latest reports from 28,363 Renal failure chronic patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

30,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 41 people (0.13%) have Renal Failure Chronic


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Accutane cause Renal failure chronic?

Time on Accutane when people have Renal Failure Chronic *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.15 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure Chronic when taking Accutane *:

  • female: 12.5 %
  • male: 87.5 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure Chronic when taking Accutane *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 74.19 %
  • 20-29: 9.68 %
  • 30-39: 3.23 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 6.45 %
  • 60+: 6.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (20 people, 48.78%)
  • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (3 people, 7.32%)
  • Dyslipidaemia (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Myocardial Ischaemia (1 person, 2.44%)
  • Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (1 person, 2.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (9 people, 21.95%)
  • Acetaminophen (7 people, 17.07%)
  • Septra Ds (3 people, 7.32%)
  • Hytone (3 people, 7.32%)
  • Erymax (3 people, 7.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Renal Failure (24 people, 58.54%)
  • Renal Disorder (23 people, 56.10%)
  • Hypertension (21 people, 51.22%)
  • Epistaxis (20 people, 48.78%)
  • Glomerulosclerosis (18 people, 43.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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