Could Elavil cause Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Elavil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Afinitor, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 13,274 people who have side effects while taking Elavil from FDA. Among them, 37 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 14,535 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,652 Acne patients).

On Dec, 25, 2016

13,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Elavil.
Among them, 37 people (0.28%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Elavil cause Acne?

Time on Elavil when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Elavil *:

  • female: 91.89 %
  • male: 8.11 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Elavil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.94 %
  • 20-29: 8.82 %
  • 30-39: 32.35 %
  • 40-49: 32.35 %
  • 50-59: 8.82 %
  • 60+: 14.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 24.32%)
  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Pain (4 people, 10.81%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (3 people, 8.11%)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (3 people, 8.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Afinitor (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Sandostatin Lar (7 people, 18.92%)
  • Methotrexate (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Rituxan (5 people, 13.51%)
  • Imodium (5 people, 13.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (17 people, 45.95%)
  • Diarrhea (14 people, 37.84%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (14 people, 37.84%)
  • Fatigue (13 people, 35.14%)
  • Indigestion (12 people, 32.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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