Focalin and Acne - from FDA reports


Acne is found among people who take Focalin, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old also take medication Singulair, and have Failure to thrive. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Focalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,046 people who have side effects when taking Focalin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 25, 2017

2,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Focalin.
Among them, 7 people (0.34%) have Acne

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Focalin cause Acne?

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Focalin *:

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Focalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 80 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Swelling (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Hypersensitivity (2 people, 28.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Failure To Thrive (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Mood Swings (1 person, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Xopenex (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Vyvanse (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Epipen (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Botox (2 people, 28.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rosacea (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Pain In Extremity (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Headache (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Asthma Exercise Induced (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Abnormal Behavior (2 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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