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Review: could Accutane cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
We study 27,789 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 387 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Accutane (latest outcomes from 28,341 users) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne.
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,342,605 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 27,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 387 people (1.39%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Accutane when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||9.07%||77.65%||5.53%||3.10%||1.11%||3.10%||0.44% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Accutane * :
|Shortness of breath||41.72%||58.28% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Accutane * :
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||50.39%||39.81%||8.09%||0.78%||0.16%||0.78% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Accutane ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (194 people, 50.13%)
- Migraine (84 people, 21.71%)
- Anxiety (80 people, 20.67%)
- Insomnia (45 people, 11.63%)
- Headache (30 people, 7.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ortho tri-cyclen (106 people, 27.39%)
- Prilosec (91 people, 23.51%)
- Ritalin (86 people, 22.22%)
- Xanax (86 people, 22.22%)
- Lipitor (85 people, 21.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I started developing breathing problems after my doctor increased the mg from 25 to 50. I started developing breathing problems after taking this medication for about a month (50 mg).
please help me on Oct, 17, 2014:
i have been having shortness of breath after taking this less than a month. did your symptoms finally go away. my docs keep telling me i just have anxiety all of the sudden after 36 years. any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated!
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