Review: could Focalin cause Acne?


Summary

Acne is reported only by a few people who take Focalin. We study 665 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 has active ingredients of dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Focalin 1,784 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with ulcerative colitis, pain, crohn's disease, intestinal haemorrhage, colitis (latest reports from 35,079 Acne patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

665 people reported to have side effects when taking Focalin.
Among them, 2 people (0.3%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Focalin cause Acne?

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Focalin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Focalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 100 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psychotic Disorder (1 person)
  • Mood Swings (1 person)
  • Constipation (1 person)
  • Bipolar Disorder (1 person)
  • Agitation (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Geodon (2 people)
  • Wellbutrin (1 person)
  • Mylanta (1 person)
  • Benadryl (1 person)
  • Adderall Xr 20 (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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