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Review: could Concerta cause Acne?

Summary: Acne is found among people who take Concerta, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Risperidone, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We study 8,680 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Concerta and have Acne >>>

Concerta

Concerta (latest outcomes from 10,399 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Trend of concerta reports

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 62,569 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Acne reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 8,668 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta. Among them, 12 people (0.14%) have Acne.

Trend of Acne in Concerta reports

Time on Concerta when people have Acne * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acne0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Concerta * :

FemaleMale
Acne81.25%18.75%

Age of people who have Acne when taking Concerta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne0.00%6.67%66.67%13.33%13.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Acne when taking Concerta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acne0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Acne ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acne0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (9 people, 75.00%)
  2. Learning disability (8 people, 66.67%)
  3. Bipolar ii disorder (8 people, 66.67%)
  4. Adhd (3 people, 25.00%)
  5. Skin wrinkling (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperidone (8 people, 66.67%)
  2. Wellbutrin xl (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Calcium (1 people, 8.33%)
  4. Multi-vitamin (1 people, 8.33%)
  5. Juvederm (1 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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