A study for a 17 year old girl who takes Accutane - from FDA reports


Summary

7,877 females aged 17 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 17 year old female patient who has Acne Cystic. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jun, 19, 2017

7,877 females aged 17 (±5) who takes Accutane are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Accutane for a 17-year old girl.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 17
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Acne Cystic
  • Drugs taken:
    • Accutane (isotretinoin)
  • Side effects: Abdominal Pain, Rectal Bleeding, Constipation

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Abdominal Pain: 358 (4.54% of females aged 17 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Rectal Bleeding: 34 (0.43% of females aged 17 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Constipation: 166 (2.11% of females aged 17 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (278 people, 3.53%)
  • Depression (59 people, 0.75%)
  • Oral Contraception (44 people, 0.56%)
  • Asthma (38 people, 0.48%)
  • Headache (32 people, 0.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen (533 people, 6.77%)
  • Yasmin (130 people, 1.65%)
  • Ibuprofen (118 people, 1.50%)
  • Prednisone (95 people, 1.21%)
  • Zoloft (93 people, 1.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (1,950 people, 24.76%)
  • Depression (1,831 people, 23.24%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (1,471 people, 18.67%)
  • Crohn's Disease (1,270 people, 16.12%)
  • Colitis (1,026 people, 13.03%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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