Review: could Strattera cause Akathisia?
We study 18,403 people who have side effects while taking Strattera from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Akathisia. Find out below who they are, when they have Akathisia and more.
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Strattera (latest outcomes from 19,133 users) has active ingredients of atomoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Akathisia (a movement disorder characterized by a feeling of inner restlessness) (latest reports from 22,249 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, gastric disorder.
On Jun, 29, 2014: 18,401 people reported to have side effects when taking Strattera. Among them, 22 people (0.12%) have Akathisia. They amount to 0.10% of all the 22,237 people who have Akathisia on eHealthMe.
Time on Strattera when people have Akathisia * :
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Gender of people who have Akathisia when taking Strattera * :
Age of people who have Akathisia when taking Strattera * :
Severity of Akathisia when taking Strattera ** :
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How people recovered from Akathisia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (7 people, 31.82%)
- Depression (3 people, 13.64%)
- Sleep disorder (2 people, 9.09%)
- Endometriosis (2 people, 9.09%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lexapro (9 people, 40.91%)
- Zyprexa (7 people, 31.82%)
- Cialis (5 people, 22.73%)
- Zoloft (5 people, 22.73%)
- Levitra (4 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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