Review: taking Focalin xr and Hydroxyzine together


Summary

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 16 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 947 users)

Hydroxyzine

Hydroxyzine has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in itching. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyzine 9,090 users)

On Aug, 23, 2016

16 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:
  • exacerbation of anxiety
  • potassium - high
6 - 12 months:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal distension
  • hallucination
  • vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • potassium - high
not specified:
  • viral infection
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • drug ineffective
  • somnambulism
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • acne
  • amenorrhoea
  • convulsion
  • dehydration

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • convulsion
  • dehydration
  • viral infection
  • somnambulism
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • acne
  • amenorrhoea
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • bipolar disorder
male:
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • drug ineffective
  • asthma
  • hypersensitivity
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal distension
  • cerebral infarction
  • exposure to toxic agent
  • hallucination
  • headache

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
  • ear pain
20-29:
  • cerebral infarction
  • hemiplegia
30-39:
  • somnambulism
  • ammonia increased
  • asthenia
  • cataplexy
  • contusion
  • face injury
  • fall
  • convulsion
  • dehydration
  • viral infection
40-49:
  • 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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