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Review: could Accutane cause Renal failure chronic?

Summary: Renal failure chronic could be caused by Accutane, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Acetaminophen, and have Acne.

We study 27,740 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Renal failure chronic. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure chronic and more.

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Accutane

Accutane (latest outcomes from 28,285 users) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne.

Renal failure chronic

Renal failure chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 109,252 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, pain, diabetes.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 27,697 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 32 people (0.12%) have Renal Failure Chronic. They amount to 0.03% of all the 108,662 people who have Renal Failure Chronic on eHealthMe.

Trend of Renal failure chronic in Accutane reports

Time on Accutane when people have Renal failure chronic * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure chronic0.00%73.68%14.04%0.00%3.51%8.77%0.00%

Gender of people who have Renal failure chronic when taking Accutane * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure chronic4.35%95.65%

Age of people who have Renal failure chronic when taking Accutane * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure chronic0.00%0.00%91.38%8.62%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Renal failure chronic when taking Accutane ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure chronic ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (20 people, 62.50%)
  2. Pseudofolliculitis barbae (6 people, 18.75%)
  3. Autoimmune hepatitis (2 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acetaminophen (13 people, 40.62%)
  2. Tylenol (12 people, 37.50%)
  3. Cleocin hydrochloride (6 people, 18.75%)
  4. Hytone (6 people, 18.75%)
  5. Septra ds (6 people, 18.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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