Review: could Focalin cause Acne?
This is a review of Acne by studying 1,058 people who take Focalin. We analyze: the time on Focalin when people have Acne, gender and age of these people, the severity of Acne, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Focalin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Focalin (latest outcomes from 1,524 users) has active ingredients of dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Focalin include convulsion, abnormal behaviour, fatigue, aggression, insomnia.
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 62,968 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 1,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Focalin. Among them, 2 people (0.19%) have Acne.
Time on Focalin when people have Acne * :
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Focalin * :
Age of people who have Acne when taking Focalin * :
Severity of Acne when taking Focalin ** :
How people recovered from Acne ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
- Affective disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
- Psychotic disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
- Mood swings (1 people, 50.00%)
- Constipation (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Geodon (2 people, 100.00%)
- Flomax (1 people, 50.00%)
- Benadryl (1 people, 50.00%)
- Trileptal (1 people, 50.00%)
- Tylenol (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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