Review: taking Focalin xr and Hydroxyzine together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Focalin xr and Hydroxyzine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Focalin xr and Hydroxyzine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Focalin Xr

Focalin xr has active ingredients of dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Focalin xr 1,241 users)

Hydroxyzine

Hydroxyzine has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in itching. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyzine 13,792 users)

On Sep, 11, 2016

21 people who take Focalin Xr, Hydroxyzine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Focalin xr and Hydroxyzine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Focalin Xr:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Hydroxyzine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Focalin Xr:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Hydroxyzine:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Focalin Xr:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Hydroxyzine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • exacerbation of anxiety
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • exacerbation of anxiety
  • potassium - high
6 - 12 months:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal distension
  • hallucination
  • vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • depression
  • potassium - high
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
not specified:
  • convulsion
  • dehydration
  • drug ineffective
  • viral infection
  • abdominal pain
  • asthma
  • somnolence
  • asthenia
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • convulsion
  • dehydration
  • viral infection
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
  • somnambulism
  • abdominal pain upper
  • acne
  • amenorrhoea
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • somnolence
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • asthma
  • hypersensitivity
  • sinus headache
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal distension
  • cerebral infarction
  • drug level decreased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal distension
  • hallucination
  • vomiting
10-19:
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • acne
  • amenorrhoea
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • bipolar disorder
  • bunion
  • cystitis
  • dermatitis atopic
  • drug ineffective
20-29:
  • cerebral infarction
  • hemiplegia
30-39:
  • convulsion
  • dehydration
  • viral infection
  • somnambulism
  • ammonia increased
  • asthenia
  • cataplexy
  • contusion
  • face injury
  • fall
40-49:
  • sinus headache
  • somnolence
  • hospitalisation
50-59:
  • exposure to toxic agent
  • headache
  • nausea
  • somnolence

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Focalin xr (dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Hydroxyzine (hydroxyzine hydrochloride) is often used to treat itching. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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