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Rapid heart beat, shortness of breath, heart defect as a child(but ok now). Should i stop strattera (atomoxetine)?

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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe?

Maybe, especially if the symptoms as you describe only arose since starting the straterra.
Please discuss this with your prescribing physician. In my opinion and for the most part, no one should stop, start or change their medication regimen based on what is presented here on healthtap in 400 characters or less. Seems unwise at the least and even potentially dangerous.

In brief: Maybe?

Maybe, especially if the symptoms as you describe only arose since starting the straterra.
Please discuss this with your prescribing physician. In my opinion and for the most part, no one should stop, start or change their medication regimen based on what is presented here on healthtap in 400 characters or less. Seems unwise at the least and even potentially dangerous.
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably fine

You certainly should make sure your physician is aware of the prior history, but strattera (atomoxetine) typically has little effect on the heart.
If you are referring to a murmur, e.g., it would have no real impact. If the strattera (atomoxetine) is working but you're concerned, asked for a cardiology consultation.

In brief: Probably fine

You certainly should make sure your physician is aware of the prior history, but strattera (atomoxetine) typically has little effect on the heart.
If you are referring to a murmur, e.g., it would have no real impact. If the strattera (atomoxetine) is working but you're concerned, asked for a cardiology consultation.
Dr. Glen Elliott
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