Concerta and Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Concerta, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xyrem, and have Bipolar ii disorder. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Concerta. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,445 people who have side effects when taking Concerta from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 21, 2017

12,445 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta.
Among them, 28 people (0.22%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Concerta cause Acne?

Time on Concerta when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Concerta *:

  • female: 60.71 %
  • male: 39.29 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Concerta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 11.11 %
  • 10-19: 38.89 %
  • 20-29: 22.22 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 5.56 %
  • 60+: 5.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Learning Disability (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Bipolar Ii Disorder (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Cataplexy (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Adrenal Disorder (1 person, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Vitamin D (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Risperidone (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Synthroid (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Ritalin (3 people, 10.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (7 people, 25.00%)
  • Head Injury (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Rashes (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Pain (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Galactorrhea (4 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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