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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Retin, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Retin side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Retin.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Retin side effects are:
Redness Pealing (1 reports)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (eg, physician, pharmacist). Your health care provider can provide additional clinical information and complete a copy of the side effect reporting form.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

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Retin Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Retin reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Retin on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Anxiety, Heart Rate Irregular, Blood Potassium Decreased, Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Injury, Pain, Paraesthesia, Hypopnoea, Blood Pressure Increased
on Nov 18, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 29 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, was treated with Retin-a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Retin side effects: anxiety, heart rate irregular, blood potassium decreased, oxygen saturation decreased, injury, pain, paraesthesia, hypopnoea, blood pressure increased. Retin-a dosage: 0.025 %, Hs.
Associated medications used:
  • Yasmin (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Crohn's Disease, Depression, Pouchitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colitis Ulcerative, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Oral Herpes, Suicidal Ideation, Bipolar Disorder
Patient was taking Retin-a. Patient felt the following Retin side effects: crohn's disease, depression, pouchitis, inflammatory bowel disease, colitis ulcerative, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, oral herpes, suicidal ideation, bipolar disorder on Nov 08, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 170.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Accutane (Consumed Intermittently)
Patient was hospitalized.

Osteomyelitis, Loose Tooth, Dental Discomfort, Musculoskeletal Pain, Faecal Incontinence, Fistula, Life Expectancy Shortened, Dental Caries, Biopsy Chest Wall Abnormal
Adverse event was reported on Oct 17, 2011 by a Female taking Retin-a (Dosage: Unk Ukn, Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 205.0 lb, After Retin was administered, patient encountered several Retin side effects: osteomyelitis, loose tooth, dental discomfort, musculoskeletal pain, faecal incontinence, fistula, life expectancy shortened, dental caries, biopsy chest wall abnormal.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Aredia (30 Mg, Unk)
  • Digoxin (125 Ug, Unk)
  • Tricor (145 Mg, Unk)
  • Lipitor (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Glucovance (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Bisphosphonates (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Lasix (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Enalapril Maleate (10 Mg, Unk)


Burning Sensation
on Sep 15, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 32 years of age, was treated with Retin-a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Retin side effects: burning sensation. Retin-a dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Azelexa? (Unk)



Chest Pain, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Oedema Peripheral, Pulmonary Embolism, Dyspnoea, Deep Vein Thrombosis
on Aug 26, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 20 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Retin-a Micro. Patient felt the following Retin side effects: chest pain, emotional distress, anxiety, oedema peripheral, pulmonary embolism, dyspnoea, deep vein thrombosis. Retin-a Micro dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Metrogel (Unk)
  • Minocycline Hcl (Unk)
  • Zyrtec (Unk Unk, Prn)
  • Sulfacetamide Sodium (Unk)
  • Yaz (Unk)
  • Advil Liqui-gels (Unk)
  • Nsaid's
Patient was hospitalized.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Bronchospasm, Bronchitis, Gastroenteritis, Ileus, Colitis, Rhinitis Allergic, Colitis Ulcerative
Patient was taking Retin-a. After Retin was administered, patient encountered several Retin side effects: inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, bronchospasm, bronchitis, gastroenteritis, ileus, colitis, rhinitis allergic, colitis ulcerative on Aug 10, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 179.9 lb, was diagnosed with and. Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Accutane (He Was Advised To Skip Wednesday Night Every Other Week)
  • Sumycin
Patient was hospitalized.

Pancreatitis, Back Pain, Stress, Epistaxis, Intestinal Obstruction, Intestinal Haemorrhage, Anaemia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colitis Ulcerative
Adverse event was reported on Jul 12, 2011 by a Male taking Retin-a (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 160.1 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Retin side effects: pancreatitis, back pain, stress, epistaxis, intestinal obstruction, intestinal haemorrhage, anaemia, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis ulcerative.
Associated medications used:
  • Accutane
  • Ampicillin Sodium
Patient was hospitalized.

Mental Disorder, Disturbance In Attention, Sacroiliitis, Bursitis, Small Intestinal Obstruction, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Sleep Disorder, Hernia, Fungal Infection
on Jun 29, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 103.0 lb, was treated with Retin-a. Patient felt the following Retin side effects: mental disorder, disturbance in attention, sacroiliitis, bursitis, small intestinal obstruction, chronic fatigue syndrome, sleep disorder, hernia, fungal infection. Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Sonata
  • Accutane
  • Sotret
  • Estradiol
  • Aspirin
  • Accutane (Other Indication: Rosacea)
  • Accutane
  • Levothyroxine Sodium


Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Arthralgia, Acne, Intestinal Haemorrhage, Depression, Colitis Ulcerative, Nausea, Folliculitis, Anaemia
on Jun 21, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 235.0 lb, was treated with Retin-a. After Retin was administered, patient encountered several Retin side effects: inflammatory bowel disease, arthralgia, acne, intestinal haemorrhage, depression, colitis ulcerative, nausea, folliculitis, anaemia. Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amnesteem
  • Tridesilon
  • Percocet
  • Prednisone
  • Remicade
  • Accutane
  • Vicodin
  • Imodium
Patient was hospitalized.

Suicidal Ideation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colitis Ulcerative, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Crohn's Disease, Anxiety, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Oral Herpes
Patient was taking Retin-a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Retin side effects: suicidal ideation, inflammatory bowel disease, colitis ulcerative, depression, bipolar disorder, crohn's disease, anxiety, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, oral herpes on Jun 07, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 170.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Accutane (Consumed Intermittently)
Patient was hospitalized.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Anaemia, Muscle Abscess, Colitis, Arthritis, Pharyngitis, Osteoporosis, Iron Deficiency Anaemia, Osteopenia
Adverse event was reported on Jun 03, 2011 by a Female taking Retin-a (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 106.9 lb, Patient felt the following Retin side effects: inflammatory bowel disease, anaemia, muscle abscess, colitis, arthritis, pharyngitis, osteoporosis, iron deficiency anaemia, osteopenia.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Tetracycline
  • Accutane
  • Cleocin Hydrochloride
  • Prednisone
  • Accutane
  • Amoxicillin
Patient was hospitalized.

Pruritus, Urticaria
on May 27, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 41 years of age, weighting 149.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Retinol. After Retin was administered, patient encountered several Retin side effects: pruritus, urticaria. Retinol dosage: Topical.

Sepsis, Colitis, Arthritis, Vomiting, Lymphadenitis, Intestinal Haemorrhage, Anaemia, Colitis Ulcerative, Iron Deficiency Anaemia
on May 19, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 106.9 lb, was treated with Retin-a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Retin side effects: sepsis, colitis, arthritis, vomiting, lymphadenitis, intestinal haemorrhage, anaemia, colitis ulcerative, iron deficiency anaemia. Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Prednisone
  • Cleocin
  • Accutane
  • Accutane
  • Tetracycline
  • Amoxicillin
Patient was hospitalized.

Hypersensitivity, Urticaria, Pruritus
Patient was taking Retinol. Patient felt the following Retin side effects: hypersensitivity, urticaria, pruritus on May 12, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 41 years of age, weighting 149.9 lb, . Retinol dosage: Half Pea Size Amount, Once Only.

Nervous System Disorder, Headache, Myelopathy, Arachnoiditis, Hallucination, Sepsis
Adverse event was reported on May 03, 2011 by a Female taking Retinoic Acid (Dosage: N/A) . Location: SPAIN , 52 years of age, After Retin was administered, patient encountered several Retin side effects: nervous system disorder, headache, myelopathy, arachnoiditis, hallucination, sepsis.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Arsenic Trioxide
  • Dexamethasone
  • Depocyt (50 Mg; Inth)


Intracranial Venous Sinus Thrombosis, Haematoma, Menstrual Disorder, Pharyngeal Abscess, Peritoneal Abscess, Subarachnoid Haemorrhage, Dyspareunia, Seasonal Allergy, Aneurysm
on May 04, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 27 years of age, weighting 116.0 lb, was treated with Retin-a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Retin side effects: intracranial venous sinus thrombosis, haematoma, menstrual disorder, pharyngeal abscess, peritoneal abscess, subarachnoid haemorrhage, dyspareunia, seasonal allergy, aneurysm. Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Nuvaring
  • Nuvaring
  • Ketoconazole
  • Doxycycline Hyclate
  • Cleocin
  • Triamcinolone
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Pregnancy
on May 10, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 131.0 lb, was treated with Retin-a. Patient felt the following Retin side effects: pregnancy. Retin-a dosage: N/A.

Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Bipolar Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, Anxiety, Colitis Ulcerative, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Oral Herpes, Crohn's Disease, Depression
Patient was taking Retin-a. After Retin was administered, patient encountered several Retin side effects: gastrooesophageal reflux disease, bipolar disorder, suicidal ideation, anxiety, colitis ulcerative, inflammatory bowel disease, oral herpes, crohn's disease, depression on Apr 28, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 170.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Accutane (Consumed Intermittently)
Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Toxic Encephalopathy, Depression, Amnesia, Excoriation, Hepatitis, Headache, Dysarthria
Adverse event was reported on May 06, 2011 by a Female taking Retin-a (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 170.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Retin side effects: overdose, toxic encephalopathy, depression, amnesia, excoriation, hepatitis, headache, dysarthria.
Associated medications used:
  • Doxepin Hydrochloride


Depression, Overdose, Anxiety, Toxic Encephalopathy, Excoriation, Amnesia, Hepatitis
on Apr 22, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Retin-a. Patient felt the following Retin side effects: depression, overdose, anxiety, toxic encephalopathy, excoriation, amnesia, hepatitis. Retin-a dosage: N/A.

Cholecystitis, Cholecystectomy
on Mar 21, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 15 years of age, was treated with Retin-a. After Retin was administered, patient encountered several Retin side effects: cholecystitis, cholecystectomy. Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Differin
  • Zantac (Unk Unk, Bid)


Migraine, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Meningitis, Staphylococcal Infection, Fungal Infection, Quadriplegia, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Peritoneal Abscess, Acinetobacter Infection
Patient was taking Retin-a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Retin side effects: migraine, carotid artery stenosis, meningitis, staphylococcal infection, fungal infection, quadriplegia, deep vein thrombosis, peritoneal abscess, acinetobacter infection on Apr 19, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 27 years of age, weighting 116.0 lb, . Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Nuvaring
  • Nuvaring
  • Cleocin
  • Triamcinolone
  • Doxycycline Hyclate
  • Ketoconazole
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Subclavian Vein Thrombosis, Pain
Adverse event was reported on Mar 16, 2011 by a Female taking Retin-a (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 24 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, Patient felt the following Retin side effects: subclavian vein thrombosis, pain.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Yasmin
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Benzamycin
Patient was hospitalized.

Subclavian Vein Thrombosis, Pain
on Mar 16, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 24 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, was treated with Retin-a. After Retin was administered, patient encountered several Retin side effects: subclavian vein thrombosis, pain. Retin-a dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Benzamycin
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Yasmin
Patient was hospitalized.

Dyspnoea, Influenza, Vomiting, Decreased Appetite
on Apr 06, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 9.72 lb, was treated with Retinol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Retin side effects: dyspnoea, influenza, vomiting, decreased appetite. Retinol dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Tocopherol Concentrate Cap
  • Amoxicillin
  • Macrogol
  • Vitamin-b-complex Standard
  • Synagis
  • Synagis
  • Synagis
  • Pancreatin
Patient was hospitalized.

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