Review: could Focalin cause Acne?
Summary: Acne is reported only by a few people who take Focalin.
We study 1,155 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 has active ingredients of dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 1,592 Focalin users)
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 33,138 Acne patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 1,154 people reported to have side effects when taking Focalin. Among them, 2 people (0.17%) 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 33-year old woman with Neuropathy - Femoral Nerve. The patient has Cystic Acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin))
- A study of side effects of Paracetamol for a 25-year old woman with Headache. The patient has Stomach Pain, Burping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth), Acne (skin problems that cause pimples), Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Focalin for a 9-year old boy with ADD. The patient has Insomnia Exacerbated (sleeplessness)
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Duphalac for a 39-year old woman with Hypothyroidism, Constipation. The patient has Acne
- A study of drug interactions between Benadryl, Claritin, Yaz, Tramadol, Baclofen for a 24-year old woman with Allergies, Endometriosis, Musculoskeletal Disorder. The patient has Acne, Eyes - Sensitive To Light, Liquid Nitrogen, Ear Pain, Eye Floaters, Menstruation - Painful, Pain, Headache - Tension
Recent Focalin related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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