Drug Safety Information for ARESTIN (Minocycline hydrochloride)

Safety-related Labeling Changes for ARESTIN (MINOCYCLINE HYDROCHLORIDE) Rx Drug: FDA Link

Adverse Drug Reactions for ARESTIN* (Minocycline hydrochloride)

These charts and graphs are based on reports received through the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) program (see below).

Top 20 Adverse Effects Associated with ARESTIN
(reported in FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

  Side Effect # of FDA Reports
1Pyrexia439
2Nausea*391
3Headache*371
4Rash308
5Pain*304
6Diarrhoea290
7Fatigue289
8Arthralgia*281
9Dyspnoea268
10Vomiting*245
11Drug ineffective228
12Dizziness*216
13Pneumonia207
14Anxiety205
15Depression190
16Condition aggravated165
17Alanine aminotransferase increased164
18Aspartate aminotransferase increased163
19Malaise162
20Abdominal pain161

* This side effect also appears in "Top 10 Side Effects of ARESTIN " in the drug's Review Summary based on AskaPatient reviews.

Top 10 Reasons for Taking ARESTIN
(associated with FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

Reason # of FDA Reports
1Acne*6400
2Product used for unknown indication3024
3Rosacea*666
4Pneumonia414
5Prophylaxis403
6Rheumatoid arthritis*393
7Infection322
8Infection prophylaxis226
9Rash*225
10Periodontal disease200

*Also a top-10 reason in AskaPatient Review Summary.


Types of Adverse Events for ARESTIN

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 34096


Number of FDA Adverse Event Reports by Patient Age for ARESTIN

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 34096*


* Reports for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Minocycline hydrochloride (Minocin kit, Ximino, Minolis, Minomycin, Dynacin, Akamin, Mynocine, Vectrin, Minocycline, Minocin mr, Aknosan, Apo-minocycline, Minocin, Arestin, Solodyn)

Charts are based on 34096 reports filed with the FDA between 2004 and June 2015.

Adverse Event Reports are submitted to the FDA by pharmaceutical companies (mandatory reporting is required by manufacturers, distributors, or importers), health care providers such as doctors (voluntary reporting), and by patients themselves (voluntary reporting). More Information on FDA MedWatch (FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program)Voluntary reporting takes place under the FDA's MedWatch program, where health care professionals and consumers submit reports to FDA when they find a problem with a drug, medical device, biologic, or other FDA-regulated product. An adverse event is any undesirable experience or extreme side effect associated with the use of a medical product. Adverse events include: death, life threatening event, hospitalization, disability or permanent damage, congenital anomaly or birth defect, medical product use requiring a surgical or other intervention, or other serious medical situation believed to be caused by the drug.

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Analytics of FDA Adverse Event Reports Provided by Druginformer.com. FDA Drug Safety Information, including safety-related labeling updates, required post-approval safety studies, risk evaluation management strategies (REMS), alerts, and recalls are compiled by AskaPatient.com from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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