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 Acetaminophen, and have Acne.
We study 27,804 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 has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 28,355 Accutane users)
Renal failure chronic
Renal failure chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 19,693 Renal failure chronic patients)
On Jan, 16, 2015: 27,804 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 32 people (0.12%) have Renal Failure Chronic.
Time on Accutane when people have Renal failure chronic * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure chronic||0.00%||73.68%||14.04%||0.00%||3.51%||8.77%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure chronic when taking Accutane * :
|Renal failure chronic||4.35%||95.65% |
Age of people who have Renal failure chronic when taking Accutane * :
|Renal failure chronic||0.00%||0.00%||91.38%||8.62%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Renal failure chronic when taking Accutane ** :
How people recovered from Renal failure chronic ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (20 people, 62.50%)
- Pseudofolliculitis barbae (6 people, 18.75%)
- Autoimmune hepatitis (2 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acetaminophen (13 people, 40.62%)
- Tylenol (12 people, 37.50%)
- Cleocin hydrochloride (6 people, 18.75%)
- Hytone (6 people, 18.75%)
- Septra ds (6 people, 18.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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