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 2,399 people who have side effects when taking Sotret from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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2,399 people reported to have side effects when taking Sotret.
Among them, 48 people (2.0%) have Hairloss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Sotret when people have Hairloss *:
- < 1 month: 8 %
- 1 - 6 months: 76 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8 %
Gender of people who have Hairloss when taking Sotret *:
- female: 53.85 %
- male: 46.15 %
Age of people who have Hairloss when taking Sotret *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 20.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Dermatitis Exfoliative (widespread scaling of the skin, often with itching (pruritus), skin redness (erythroderma), and hair loss): 1 person, 2.08%
- Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (own immune system attacks various cells causing a wide variety of signs and symptoms): 1 person, 2.08%
- Acne Cystic (skin problems that cause pimples): 1 person, 2.08%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Accutane: 13 people, 27.08%
- Amnesteem: 11 people, 22.92%
- E-Mycin: 8 people, 16.67%
- Aldactone: 8 people, 16.67%
- Retin-A: 8 people, 16.67%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression: 17 people, 35.42%
- Dry Skin: 16 people, 33.33%
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 14 people, 29.17%
- Rashes (redness): 11 people, 22.92%
- Oral Herpes (viral infection of mouth): 10 people, 20.83%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
FDA reports used in this study
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Do you have Hairloss while taking Sotret?
You are not alone:
Sotret has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Sotret 2,447 users)
Hairloss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, breast cancer female, high blood pressure (latest reports from 127,866 Hairloss patients).
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Sotret side effects
- Sotret side effects (2,399 reports)
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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 .
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