Singulair and Acne - from FDA reports
Acne is found among people who take Singulair, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Symbicort, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Singulair. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 66,613 people who have side effects when taking Singulair from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Dec, 20, 2017
66,613 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 162 people (0.24%) have Acne
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Singulair when people have Acne *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 100 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Singulair *:
- female: 63.35 %
- male: 36.65 %
Age of people who have Acne when taking Singulair *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 3.33 %
- 10-19: 14.17 %
- 20-29: 10.0 %
- 30-39: 12.5 %
- 40-49: 20.0 %
- 50-59: 10.0 %
- 60+: 30.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (11 people, 6.79%)
- Hypersensitivity (8 people, 4.94%)
- Narcolepsy (7 people, 4.32%)
- High Blood Pressure (7 people, 4.32%)
- Hypothyroidism (6 people, 3.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Symbicort (36 people, 22.22%)
- Xolair (27 people, 16.67%)
- Spiriva (20 people, 12.35%)
- Ventolin (18 people, 11.11%)
- Zyrtec (17 people, 10.49%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (47 people, 29.01%)
- Rashes (35 people, 21.60%)
- Fatigue (35 people, 21.60%)
- Breathing Difficulty (30 people, 18.52%)
- Weakness (28 people, 17.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I had lymph node squamous cell ca and received Cisplatin and radiation for treatment. Last dose was 07/31/17. Pet scans are now negative. I have had pimples slightly during chemo but now pot it has gotten much worse. I am 55yo female and have never had this bad facial acne. Anybody else? Advice?
I was given a prescription of naproxen as the doctor suspected arthritis. I have been taking it for a couple of days and have noticed my skin has gotten worse. I was wondering if it is naproxen side effects or if it is just hormonal as I am only 16.
Hi! I'm 37 and have been on Lyrica for two months. My face is breaking out in acne really bad. It wouldn't be terrible if they were small but there huge!!! Does anyone have any suggestions of what I can do?
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Does anyone have any ideas about acne After stopping lamictal and Paxil? Been off for about three months and skin broke out all over! Using Retin A and an antibiotic for acne currently prescribed by dermatologist. Any advice welcome
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Data male 38 yeas old treat with Methotrexate 2.5 mg ( from one month) dose 4 tablets /week Rheumatoid Arthritis simple case in hands fingers I have already Acne relating to the start of treating with Methotrexate 2.5 mg