Could Focalin cause Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Focalin, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old also take medication Flovent, and have Failure to thrive . We study 1,728 people who have side effects while taking Focalin from FDA. Among them, 6 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 2,475 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,665 Acne patients).

On Dec, 28, 2016

1,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Focalin.
Among them, 6 people (0.35%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Focalin cause Acne?

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Focalin *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

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 *:

  • Failure To Thrive (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Swelling (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Mood Swings (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Constipation (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Agitation (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xopenex (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Strattera (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Singulair (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Genotropin (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Flovent (2 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Pain In Extremity (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Limb Asymmetry (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Headache (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Abnormal Behaviour (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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