Acitretin side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Acitretin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Acitretin. The review is based on 1,185 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Acitretin

Acitretin has active ingredients of acitretin. (latest outcomes from Acitretin 1,199 users)

On Nov, 05, 2017

1,185 people who take Acitretin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Acitretin side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • pregnancy
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • hepatomegaly
  • sepsis
  • skin atrophy
  • vitreous detachment
  • agitation
  • amniorrhexis
  • anosmia
1 - 6 months:
  • completed suicide
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • pregnancy
  • drug ineffective
  • malaise
  • headache
  • liver function test abnormal
  • paronychia
  • peripheral swelling
  • pigmentation disorder
6 - 12 months:
  • anaemia
  • pregnancy
  • skin exfoliation
  • abortion induced
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • encephalocele
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • meningitis viral
  • meningocele
  • neutropenia
1 - 2 years:
  • tendonitis
  • blood pressure increased
  • eosinophilia
  • eyelid oedema
  • fatigue
  • gait disturbance
  • gastric mucosal lesion
  • latent tuberculosis
  • lip dry
  • pregnancy on oral contraceptive
2 - 5 years:
  • pregnancy
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • anaemia
  • autoimmune hepatitis
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • cyanosis
  • diabetes mellitus
  • exostosis
  • skin plaque
  • psoriasis
5 - 10 years:
  • pancreatic carcinoma
  • pregnancy
  • psoriatic arthropathy
  • rash pustular
10+ years:
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • jaundice
  • pregnancy
  • weight decreased
not specified:
  • psoriasis
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • pregnancy
  • drug-induced liver injury
  • t-cell lymphoma
  • weight decreased
  • pustular psoriasis
  • skin exfoliation
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • pregnancy
  • psoriasis
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • t-cell lymphoma
  • pustular psoriasis
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • skin exfoliation
  • drug administration error
male:
  • psoriasis
  • skin plaque
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • squamous cell carcinoma of skin
  • drug ineffective
  • completed suicide
  • renal impairment
  • sepsis
  • skin exfoliation
  • cellulitis

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • skin infection
2-9:
  • rickets
  • vitamin d deficiency
  • hearing impaired
  • mood swings
  • neoplasm malignant
  • neutropenia
  • pyrexia
  • swelling
  • upper respiratory tract infection
10-19:
  • drug ineffective
  • infusion related reaction
  • pregnancy
  • proteinuria
  • unintended pregnancy
  • weight decreased
20-29:
  • pregnancy
  • abdominal pain
  • adrenal insufficiency
  • suicidal ideation
  • ewing's sarcoma
  • organising pneumonia
  • psoriasis
  • secondary adrenocortical insufficiency
  • tuberculosis
  • abortion induced
30-39:
  • drug administration error
  • pregnancy
  • injection site erythema
  • psoriasis
  • cellulitis
  • drug ineffective
  • syndesmophyte
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • erectile dysfunction
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
40-49:
  • psoriasis
  • completed suicide
  • pustular psoriasis
  • erythrodermic psoriasis
  • sarcoidosis
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • wound dehiscence
  • acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
50-59:
  • squamous cell carcinoma of skin
  • psoriasis
  • skin exfoliation
  • sepsis
  • sinus bradycardia
  • weight decreased
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • gynaecomastia
  • nausea
  • pustular psoriasis
60+:
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • skin plaque
  • psoriasis
  • t-cell lymphoma
  • malignant melanoma
  • renal impairment
  • nausea
  • pustular psoriasis
  • dermatitis bullous
  • drug ineffective

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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