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What are the side effects of accutane? ( I'm 18 years old.)
Mar 21, 2013

Dr. Elie Salem Pediatrics
The following side effects are associated with Accutane Oral:
Common side effects of Accutane Oral:
Eye Irritation Severe
Skin Infection Severe
Joint Pain Severe
Tenderness of the Bones Severe
Rash Severe
Nosebleed Severe
Dry Eye Less Severe
Dryness of the Nose Less Severe
Dry Mouth Less Severe
Inflammation of the Lips Less Severe
Sun-Sensitive Skin Less Severe
Abnormal Peeling of Skin Less Severe
Hair Loss Less Severe
Dry Skin Less Severe
Low Energy Less Severe
Head Pain Less Severe
Infrequent side effects of Accutane Oral:
Feel Like Throwing Up Less Severe
Rare side effects of Accutane Oral:
Depression Severe
Aggressive Behavior Severe
Pseudotumor Cerebri Severe
Cataracts Severe
Decreased Vision at Night Severe
Corneal Scar Severe
Pink Eye Severe
Sudden Blindness and Pain Upon Moving the Eye Severe
Ringing in the Ears Severe
Hearing Problem Severe
Stroke Severe
Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood Clot Severe
Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus Severe
Bronchospasm Severe
Inflammation of the Gums Severe
Hemorrhage from the Gums Severe
Ulcers of Esophagus Severe
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Severe
Hepatitis Severe
Acute Inflammation of the Pancreas Severe
Glomerulonephritis Severe
Bloody Urine Severe
Erythema Multiforme Severe
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Severe
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Severe
Decreased Pigmentation of Skin Severe
Inflammation of the Tendon Severe
Serious Muscle Damage that may Lead to Kidney Failure Severe
Muscle Pain Severe
Osteoporosis Severe
Decreased Calcification or Density of Bone Severe
Premature Closure of Growth Plates in the Bones Severe
Bone Overgrowth Severe
Seizures Severe
Visible Water Retention Severe
Fast Heartbeat Severe
Swollen Lymph Nodes Severe
Stomach Cramps Severe
High Amount of Uric Acid in the Blood Severe
High Blood Sugar Severe
Elevation of Proteins in the Urine Severe
Abnormal Liver Function Tests Severe
Life Threatening Allergic Reaction Severe
Reaction due to an Allergy Severe
High Amount of Triglyceride in the
Dr. Salim Saab Otolaryngology (ENT)
most of the complications are due to due to dryness of skin and mucosa also liver kidney and pancreas