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My 10 yr old son has ADHD and recently developed ocd. He is on Zoloft & strattera (atomoxetine). Will the daytrana patch make his OCD worse. Strattera (atomoxetine) isnt working?
Possibly: Stimulant medications whether methylphenidate (daytrana, Ritalin, concerta) or amphetamines (Adderall, Vyvanse) can make anxiety worse. For some people, symptoms of ADHD are actually caused by anxiety.. Speak to your son's doctor about medications like Wellbutrin (bupropion) or Amantadine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is strattera (atomoxetine) with Zoloft better than ritalin with Zoloft for a person who has ocd+social anxiety+add ?
Strattera (atomoxetine): Strattera (atomoxetine) side effects can include rapid heart rate (3%), palpitations (4%), irregular heartbeat ; increased blood pressure. In one study mean ^ in heart rate in adults was 5 beats/ min. In same study systolic mean blood pressure was 3 mm and diastolic mean ^ was 1 mm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Various: Chest pain, shortness of breath, fast or uneven heartbeats feeling like you might pass out unusual thoughts or behavior, aggression, hallucinations, nausea, pain in your upper stomach, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice, increased blood pressure, headache, blurred vision, buzzing in your ears. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer