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Review: could Singulair cause Acne?

We study 41,171 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

Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,822 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma.

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 63,697 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 41,168 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 63,284 people who have Acne on eHealthMe.

Trend of Acne in Singulair reports

Time on Singulair when people have Acne * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acne28.57%14.29%14.29%14.29%28.57%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Singulair * :

FemaleMale
Acne57.14%42.86%

Age of people who have Acne when taking Singulair * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne0.00%4.92%29.51%8.20%22.95%21.31%0.00%13.11%

Severity of Acne when taking Singulair ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acne33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Acne ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acne0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (25 people, 39.68%)
  2. Acne (13 people, 20.63%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (4 people, 6.35%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 4.76%)
  5. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (3 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Symbicort (15 people, 23.81%)
  2. Accutane (13 people, 20.63%)
  3. Qvar 40 (10 people, 15.87%)
  4. Omalizumab (10 people, 15.87%)
  5. Nasonex (9 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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