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Adderall Xr 10 vs Strattera, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 15

This is personalized comparison of Adderall Xr 10 vs Strattera for a male aged 15. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Adderall xr 10 (latest outcomes from 1,251 users) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Strattera (latest outcomes from 19,143 users) has active ingredients of atomoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Sep, 2, 2014: 8,402 male patients aged 10 who take the same drugs are studied in Adderall Xr 10 vs Strattera

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male10ADHD and Explosive Rage Disorder

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Adderall Xr 10 amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfateShire
Strattera atomoxetine hydrochlorideLilly

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 10 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Adderall Xr 10 (Shire)Strattera (Lilly)
AggressionSomnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
Abnormal BehaviourFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Abnormal Behaviour
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Prescribed Overdose
Disturbance In AttentionAggression
Psychomotor Hyperactivity (feelings of extreme restlessness)Vomiting
Suicidal IdeationDisturbance In Attention
Headache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Tic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups)Headache (pain in head)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Adderall Xr 10 (Shire)Strattera (Lilly)
Headache (pain in head)Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
IrritabilityAlanine Aminotransferase Increased
Abnormal BehaviourPrescribed Overdose
Prescribed OverdoseSuicidal Ideation
DepressionBlood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
AggressionVomiting
CryingHeadache (pain in head)
High Blood PressureTic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups)
Vision ProblemsWeight Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Adderall Xr 100.00%32.47%37.66%27.27%2.60%
Strattera6.33%37.97%37.97%17.72%0.00%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Adderall Xr 10 (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Strattera (atomoxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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