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Review: could Focalin cause Acne?

Summary: Acne is reported only by a few people who take Focalin.

We study 1,148 people who have side effects while taking Focalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Focalin

Focalin (latest outcomes from 1,584 users) has active ingredients of dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Trend of focalin reports

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 31,230 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Acne reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 1,148 people reported to have side effects when taking Focalin. Among them, 2 people (0.17%) have Acne.

Trend of Acne in Focalin reports

Time on Focalin when people have Acne * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Focalin * :

FemaleMale
Acne100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Acne when taking Focalin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acne0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Acne when taking Focalin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Acne ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Affective disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Psychotic disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Mood swings (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Constipation (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Geodon (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Flomax (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Benadryl (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Trileptal (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Tylenol (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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