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Review: could Focalin cause Acne?

We study 1,141 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 1,575 users) has active ingredients of dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 64,529 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 21, 2014: 1,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Focalin. Among them, 2 people (0.18%) 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Bumps,black blemishes only on jawbone. Its on both sides of my face. Never had skin problems until starting this medicine.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Acne isn't severe in that it is vast, but what I do get is large spots that resemble whiteheads, but deep beneath the surface. They stick around for months without ever changing or coming to a head. Sometimes they itch.

    My idea of severe weight gain: 25lbs in 6 weeks.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I am most concerned with the recent feeling 3 months ago of things crawling and biting my skin when nothing is there and it has been getting worst as time has gone on.

    Reply

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