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Can accutane affect kidney

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Rarely: There are case reports of glomerulonephritis occurring in Isotretinoin patients at a very rare level (one case in 38, 667 reported to fda). There are... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Very unlikely: There are case reports of glomerulonephritis occurring in Isotretinoin patients at a very rare level (one case in 38, 667 reported to fda). There are... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
All acne is an individual reflection of genetics & environment. While most consider this a ritual of passage for the teen years for some it will l... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Accutane: I doubt the pain is related to the Accutane. I would see your doctor, describe your symptoms and let the workup progress from there.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayyaz Shah
Dermatology 27 years experience
Isotretinoin: Isotretinoin is a synthetic Vitamin A based medication used to treat nodular acne. It, however also may cause side effects, some serious. Any time a n... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Torrente
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Usually no.: Accutane is a very powerful medication with significant side effects including joint pain. Once you stop the accutane, the joint pains, in your case b... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joyce Pastore
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Accutane: Back pain and headaches are common side effects of Accutane. I recommend daily stretching along with light exercising. Take Ibuprofen with food as nee... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Probably: as it can cause muscle pains, but don't believe it would aggravate herniated disc by itself, you may want to check with your presciber if you can hold... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Constipation?: This could be constipation. If you are having hard stools or having to strain then that is the cause. You can increase your water intake, eat fiber ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Side effects: Like all medications Accutane has potential side effects including drying out the mucous membranes, drying out the skin and has potential teratogenic ... Read More

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