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Serious Reactions to Accutane

Serious Accutane Side Effects

Some side effects with Accutane are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Signs of psychiatric changes, such as:
 
    • A sad mood
    • Hopelessness
    • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness
    • Loss of pleasure or interest in activities
    • Fatigue
    • Difficulty concentrating
    • Changes in sleep pattern
    • Changes in weight or appetite
    • Suicidal thoughts or attempts
    • Restlessness or irritability
    • Acting on dangerous impulses
    • Hallucinations or delusions
 
 
 

 

  • Ringing of the ears (tinnitus) or hearing loss

 

  • Signs of liver damage, such as:
 
    • Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice)
    • Upper-right abdominal pain (stomach pain)
    • High liver enzymes
 
 
 
  • Broken bones, which may be a sign of thinning bones (osteoporosis)

 

  • Any vision changes

 

  • Changes in blood sugar

 

 

  • A rash with blisters or with sores in the mouth or throat, especially if skin peeling occurs, as this may be a sign of potentially life-threatening problems known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis 

 

 
    • Vision or speech changes
    • Weakness or numbness in an arm or leg
    • Severe headache
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling (especially of the lips, mouth, or throat)
    • Wheezing or other breathing problems.
 

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