Sotret and Hairloss - from FDA reports


Hairloss is found among people who take Sotret, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne cystic. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,992 people who have side effects when taking Sotret from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 21, 2018

1,992 people reported to have side effects when taking Sotret.
Among them, 39 people (1.96%) have Hairloss


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Sotret when people have Hairloss *:

  • < 1 month: 4.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 82.61 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hairloss when taking Sotret *:

  • female: 56.25 %
  • male: 43.75 %

Age of people who have Hairloss when taking Sotret *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 19.23 %
  • 20-29: 57.69 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 11.54 %
  • 50-59: 3.85 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Dermatitis Exfoliative (widespread scaling of the skin, often with itching (pruritus), skin redness (erythroderma), and hair loss): 1 person, 2.56%
  2. Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (own immune system attacks various cells causing a wide variety of signs and symptoms): 1 person, 2.56%
  3. Acne Cystic (skin problems that cause pimples): 1 person, 2.56%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Amnesteem: 11 people, 28.21%
  2. Accutane: 11 people, 28.21%
  3. Retin-A: 8 people, 20.51%
  4. Minocin: 8 people, 20.51%
  5. E-Mycin: 8 people, 20.51%
  6. Aldactone: 8 people, 20.51%
  7. Cleocin T: 5 people, 12.82%
  8. Zenatane: 1 person, 2.56%
  9. Vitamin E: 1 person, 2.56%
  10. Vitamin A: 1 person, 2.56%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Dry Skin: 14 people, 35.90%
  2. Depression: 14 people, 35.90%
  3. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 13 people, 33.33%
  4. Oral Herpes (viral infection of mouth): 10 people, 25.64%
  5. Rashes (redness): 10 people, 25.64%
  6. Cheilitis (infection of lips): 9 people, 23.08%
  7. Xerosis (abnormal dryness of the skin or mucus membranes): 8 people, 20.51%
  8. Neck Injury: 8 people, 20.51%
  9. Intestinal Obstruction: 8 people, 20.51%
  10. Sunburn: 8 people, 20.51%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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