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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Strattera (atomoxetine): With proper dosing over 2-3 weeks, it usually takes 4-6 weeks to see full effects.
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Weeks: The answer is a bit vague, because patients often start deliberately on lower-than-needed dosages to minimize side effects. The "clock starts ticking ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
See PCP first.: Strattera ( atomoxetine) is a medication used for add/adhd. The exact mechanism is not known about how it actually works but has a calming effect fro ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Pezor
38 years experience Child Psychiatry
Should be OK: These medications are occasionally used together. They are for somewhat different symptoms and sort of work opposite of each other. Together, you sh ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Abilify/Strattera: As prescribed, can be synergistic.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Have you had dry mouth or constipation after its use? If so, stop its use and bring these to your prescribing doc's attention if unbearable. But, in l ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Various: Chest pain, shortness of breath, fast or uneven heartbeats feeling like you might pass out unusual thoughts or behavior, aggression, hallucinations, n ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Several: Headache, stomach ache, irritability, rapid heart rate and sedation are most common.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
See Below: Strattera (atomoxetine) can cause sedation. In addition, some people will have headaches, stomach complaints, and nausea. There may also be increased ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Likely will: Strattera (atomoxetine) is not a stimulant but in the class of antidepressants. It needs to be taken daily and takes time to build up both blood conc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not a stimulant: Strattera (atomoxetine) definitely not fast acting, often taking several weeks to affects adhd symptoms. It must be taken daily, and the dose may nee ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Different system: Strattera (atomoxetine) is an antidepressant working mostly by increasing norepinephrine activity, while stimulants work (we think) through dopamine. ... Read More
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