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Review: could Elavil cause Acne?





Summary: Acne is found among people who take Elavil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Sandostatin lar, and have Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour.

We study 11,105 people who have side effects while taking Elavil from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Elavil

Elavil has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Elavil 11,891 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Acne 31,230 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 11,105 people reported to have side effects when taking Elavil. Among them, 29 people (0.26%) have Acne.

Trend of Acne in Elavil reports

Time on Elavil when people have Acne * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acne0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Elavil * :

FemaleMale
Acne90.32%9.68%

Age of people who have Acne when taking Elavil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne0.00%0.00%0.00%12.90%32.26%32.26%6.45%16.13%

Severity of Acne when taking Elavil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acne0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Acne ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour (7 people, 24.14%)
  2. Irritable bowel syndrome (5 people, 17.24%)
  3. Pain (4 people, 13.79%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (2 people, 6.90%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (2 people, 6.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sandostatin lar (7 people, 24.14%)
  2. Afinitor (7 people, 24.14%)
  3. Codeine syrup (7 people, 24.14%)
  4. Zelnorm (5 people, 17.24%)
  5. Synthroid (5 people, 17.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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