Accutane and Microcytic anaemia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
We study 32,747 people who have side effects when taking Accutane. Microcytic anaemia is found, especially among people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Ibuprofen and have Headache.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Accutane and have Microcytic anaemia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 700+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
32,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 133 people (0.41%) have Microcytic anaemia.
What is Accutane?
Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is used in acne. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 34,521 Accutane users.
What is Microcytic anaemia?
Microcytic anaemia (a generic term for any type of anaemia characterized by small red blood cells) is found to be associated with 900 drugs and 480 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 3,008 people who have Microcytic anaemia.
Number of Accutane and Microcytic anaemia reports submitted per year:
Time on Accutane when people have Microcytic anaemia *:
Gender of people who have Microcytic anaemia when taking Accutane*:
Age of people who have Microcytic anaemia when taking Accutane *:
Common drugs people take besides Accutane *:
Common side effects people have besides Microcytic anaemia *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Accutane and have Microcytic anaemia?Check whether Microcytic anaemia is associated with a drug or a condition
How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related publications that referenced our studies
- Ersoy MA, Ersoy HT, "Manic symptoms associated with isotretinoin and methylphenidate combination: a case report", Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bülteni-Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2014 Sep .
Accutane side effects by duration, gender and age:
- Accutane side effects (34,521 reports)
Microcytic anaemia treatments and more:
- Microcytic anaemia (3,008 reports)
Common drugs associated with Microcytic anaemia:
- Xarelto: 195 reports
- Aspirin: 192 reports
- Lasix: 189 reports
- Prednisone: 177 reports
- Metformin: 160 reports
- Omeprazole: 143 reports
- Accutane: 133 reports
- Profen: 124 reports
- Ibuprofen: 120 reports
- Furosemide: 120 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Microcytic anaemia:
- Microcytic anaemia (901 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Microcytic anaemia:
- Atrial fibrillation/flutter: 242 reports
- High blood pressure: 204 reports
- Rheumatoid arthritis: 151 reports
- Stroke: 121 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Microcytic anaemia:
- Microcytic anaemia (480 conditions)
How the study uses the data?
The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on isotretinoin (the active ingredients of Accutane) and Accutane (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 700+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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