Review: could Singulair cause Acne?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 17, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 41,040 people who take Singulair. Among them, 63 have Acne. See who they are, when they have Acne and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,754 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Singulair include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, asthma aggravated, asthma, fatigue.
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 62,583 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 39,215 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 63 people (0.16%) have Acne.
Time on Singulair when people have Acne * :
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Gender of people who have Acne when taking Singulair * :
Age of people who have Acne when taking Singulair * :
Severity of Acne when taking Singulair ** :
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How people recovered from Acne ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (25 people, 39.68%)
- Acne (13 people, 20.63%)
- Hypothyroidism (4 people, 6.35%)
- Hypersensitivity (3 people, 4.76%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Symbicort (15 people, 23.81%)
- Accutane (13 people, 20.63%)
- Qvar 40 (10 people, 15.87%)
- Omalizumab (10 people, 15.87%)
- Nasonex (9 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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