Review: could Singulair cause Acne?
We study 41,186 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.
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Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,837 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma.
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 63,331 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 41,180 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 63 people (0.15%) have Acne. They amount to 0.10% of all the 63,122 people who have Acne on eHealthMe.
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%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 4.76%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (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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