What are side effects of strattera (atomoxetine)?

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.
In children & teens, Stomach upset can be averted by dosing it with dinner. This also makes the inital side effect of somnolence (sleepiness) useful. Many parents express how "mellow" their child is in the evenings, especially if the child is also on a stimulant, since " rebound" or worsening of adhd symptoms can occur as stimulants wear off daily. While men > 40 can have urinary retention, some kids stop bedwetting.

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Side effects of strattera (atomoxetine) in a young adult?

See Below. Strattera (atomoxetine) can cause sedation. In addition, some people will have headaches, stomach complaints, and nausea. There may also be increased moodiness. In addition, some people have had changes in the heart rhythm, so some physicians will want to get occasional ekgs, especially with people who have histories of cardiac problems for themselves or in their families. Read more...

Do side effects of strattera (atomoxetine) last more than a day?

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 concentrations and effects. Inititally, side effects such as nausea or daytime drowsiness by worsen, especially if dose is being increased. Some se well may carry over to next day. Usually, over time, se diminish and often disappear, though. Read more...

Does any doctor here know the negative side effects of strattera (atomoxetine)?

Common side effects. More common Strattera (atomoxetine) side effects: Acid/ sour stomach belching/cough/dry mouth bleeding between periods-increase bleeding during periods change in pattern of monthly periods decrease in the frequency of urination & amount. decreased appetite decreased interest in sexual intercourse difficulty having a bowel movement (stool) difficulty in passing urine (dribbling) dizziness. Read more...

Just started taking strattera, (atomoxetine) and I have sexual side effects?

Strattera (atomoxetine) Has been known to cause sexual side effects. Talk with your doctor about what is happening with you. Read more...

I'm on day 3 of strattera (atomoxetine) and it helps my inattentive ADHD but the side effects are pretty annoying. What can I do?

Help for side effect. You do not list your side effects, but here goes. Fatigue - change the dose to an hour before bedtime upset stomach - take after eating. Headaches and insomnia man remit after a few days. If they persist, changing medication would be my suggestion. If there are other side effects, ask again and list them, i will try to help. Read more...

How long does Strattera (atomoxetine) take to generally work? Been on 18mg one week. Feel dizzy and anxious, but focus is a bit better. Sexual side effects too.

Normal effects. You must talk over your side effects with the physician who prescribed the medication so the dose may be changed or the drug may be changed. Read more...
Hang in there. When starting new medications for ADD/ADHD, side effects can be what you notice first. Most of the time they go away in 2-3 weeks after brain adjusts to the new medication. Unless side effects are severe, I don't change med or dose until after that point. Hang in there a little bit longer , especially since you are seeing some benefits. . Read more...