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What are the potential side effects of Strattera?

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Most children in clinical trials who experienced side effects were not bothered enough to stop taking Strattera. The most common side effects were upset stomach, decreased appetite, nausea or vomiting, dizziness, tiredness, and mood swings. As with all ADHD medications, growth should be monitored during treatment although height and weight data measured for up to 3 years indicates minimal, if any, long-term effects. In rare cases, Strattera can cause allergic reactions, such as swelling or hives, which can be serious. Your child should stop taking Strattera. Call your doctor or healthcare professional if your child develops any of these symptoms. Strattera has not been tested in children under 6 years of age. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. Contact your doctor or healthcare professional if your child develops any unusual symptoms.

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Can Strattera help you stay awake?

One of the potential side effects of Strattera is insomnia (being unable to fall asleep), however, not all patients experience this side effect. Strattera is not a controlled drug which means there is little to no chance for people to abuse the medication. This is because the side effects (like insomnia) experience by other ADHD medications are not as common with Strattera.

What are the side effect on Strattera?

I have been on strattera for a while and the only side effects I have experienced are minor nausea and a few headaches. I previously tried concerta and methalyn and those had a lot more side effects- which is why i changed to nonstimulant. I am happy with strattera and it's minor side effects.

What side effects occur when taking Strattera and an Albuterol inhalor?

The coadministration of Strattera and albuterol inhaler varies. After studies the side effects are increased heart rate and increase blood pressure found after 2 hours of administration.

Can Strattera make you depressed?

Yes, depression and suicidal thoughts are side effects of Strattera. This website can give you more information on the drug, how it works and side effects. If you are feeling depressed please see your doctor as soon as possible.

Do Strattera sexual side effects go away?

Not in my experience. It's persistent and consistent.

How common are suicidal side effects from taking Strattera?

You feel like gouging your throat out.

What are the side-effects of taking Strattera and Lexapro together?

Lexapro can increase the blood levels and effects of Strattera. This can cause heart palpitations, dry mouth, dizziness, loss of appetite and sleep problems.

Side effects of a 17 year old taking Strattera?

There can be many different side effects that a 17 year old may experience when taking Strattera. Some of these are depression, suicidal thoughts, stomach upset, mood swings, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness.

Does Strattera cause headaches in adults?

Headache is listed as one of the side effects of Strattera for adults, but it is much less common in adults than in children. In adults, it is listed as "sinus headache." So, it can cause headaches in adults, but it is not one of the primary side effects.

What harmful side effects can Strattera cause in a child?

The most common side effects that Strattera causes in children include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, abdominal pain, drowsiness, headache and a decrease in appetite. There are also some other less common side effects and some side effects that rarely occur. For a complete breakdown of them all and the frequency at which they occur, please refer to the related link below.

Are there any side effect taken Lexapro and Strattera?

Mixing Lexapro and Strattera can cause a few side effects. The Lexapro can cause the Strattera to build up in the blood more. This causes dry mouth, sleep problems, dizziness, loss of appetite and heart palpitations.

Can focalin and Strattera be taken together?

Focalin is dexmethylphenidate, a form of methylphenidate that has a lower abuse potential than Ritalin (methylphenidate) and other amphetamines, such as Adderall. It is a psychostimulant. It is primarily used for treatment of ADHD. Strattera is a non-stimulant ADHD medication that is commonly prescribed due to its very low potential for abuse. Taking Strattera and Focalin together increases the risk of cardiovascular problems and other side effects, such as nausea, insomnia, etc. Focalin is contraindicated with Strattera. I'm unaware of any cases where both are taken together.

What are the side effects of Strattera if you do not have ADHD?

Side Effects of Strattera if no ADHDHere are answers and opinions from FAQ Farmers: May cause:-too much pooping-tingling feeling in your big toes-ichyness-swelling in the nose-blisters-lip diseasevery serious

Do the side effects of Strattera decrease after time?

For some people, side effects may persist or worsen, but for the majority of patients, side effects become less bothersome with time. If you experience side effects that are severe, troublesome, or do not improve over a period of weeks, speak with your doctor.

What are some possible side effects of Lactaid?

There are a few potential side effects of Lactaid. The main side effects that one would get from Lactaid would be a potential allergic reaction that could cause symptoms such as hives.

Do the side effects of Strattera go away over time or will whatever side effects that are present after 3 weeks be permanent as long as the drug is taken?

: Depending on the side effects you are experiencing from Strattera, some may reoccur each time you take the drug, while other may subside with time. I took Strattera for 6 weeks, and my heartburn did not go away so I stopped taking it. Strattera seems like one of those drugs where the side effects actually do occur and some are more extreme than the others. Im going to say that for the most part the side effects will most likely not go away. But for example if you get headaches, you could take some kind of aspirin, or Tylenol. (if your doctor approves) or maybe you just get used to it and it doesnt bother you, but from what I've seen the side effects are reoccuring and vicious. hope this helps*************

What are the potential side effects of smoking once?

That you will do it again.

Can Enzyte be taken with Strattera?

I do not know specifically about Enzyte, but I currently take a small dose (2.5 mg) of Cialis concurrently with my 80 mg daily dose of Strattera. This was prescribed by my doctor to help fight the sexual side effects of Strattera. There have been no negative interactions that I can tell and the Strattera sexual side effects have pretty much been eliminated. If you are taking Enzyte to combat sexual side effects of Strattera, I would suggest talking to your doctor or at the very least the pharmacist to find out if there are any possible interactions. As far as I know, Enzyte is completely herbal (and from what I've heard... a placebo), so it probably won't have any interactions, but it is better to be safe than sorry!

Side effects Strattera?

Here are the more common side effects of strattera.. Dizziness,Feeling faint or light headed, Fatigue, Insomnia, Irritability,Reduced sex drive or erectile dysfunction,Headache, Mood swings, Weight loss, Itchy skin, rash,Runny nose, Gas, Heartburn, Loss of Appetite, Nausea, Vomiting etc.. there could be other side effects too.

Does Strattera have street value?

It has little street value, if any. It is not an amphetamine, and while it has a "speedy" effect for some people, it has a lot of side effects when taken at higher levels. Strattera should not be abused.

What are some potential side effects of Zyrtec?

There are many side effects of Zyrtec, which is used to help with allergy symptoms. These side effects include sore throat, dry mouth and fatigue. There are also other side effects.

What are some potential side effects of codeine?

Some of the potential side effects of codeine are addiction, noisy breathing, and dizziness. Codeine is a narcotic drug and care must be taken when using it.

Does Strattera feel like Ritalin?

No; Strattera does not have any pronounced effects on "feeling" like Ritalin does. Strattera for this reason is prescribed to those who are likely of drug abuse.

What are some of the potential side effects of marijuana usage?

Marijuana usage has many potential side effects. These side effects include heart disease, a weakened immune system, lung diseases, seizure disorders, and it is not safe to use marijuana while breast feeding or pregnant.

Side effects of Strattera?

Some of the more common side effects include: Increased blood pressure Change in heart rhythm Weight loss Abdominal pain Constipation Nausea & Vomiting Headache Insomnia Erectile Dysfunction (adults) Difficulty urinating The majority of which are more common in pediatrics than in adults. Even though there are several potential side effects, Strattera is thought to be much safer than the other ADHD medications that are on the market now. The Black Box Warning that goes with Strattera goes as follows: There is an increased risk of suicidal ideation in children and adolescents. No suicides occurred in clinical trials. Monitor patients closely for suicidal thinking and behavior, clinical worsening, or unusual changes in behavior