Strattera and Akathisia - from FDA reports
Akathisia is found among people who take Strattera, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lexapro, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Akathisia with Strattera. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,442 people who have side effects when taking Strattera from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 29, 2017
24,442 people reported to have side effects when taking Strattera.
Among them, 31 people (0.13%) have Akathisia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Strattera when people have Akathisia *:
- < 1 month: 62.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Akathisia when taking Strattera *:
- female: 45.16 %
- male: 54.84 %
Age of people who have Akathisia when taking Strattera *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 23.81 %
- 10-19: 23.81 %
- 20-29: 9.52 %
- 30-39: 14.29 %
- 40-49: 9.52 %
- 50-59: 19.05 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 16.13%)
- Sleep Disorder (2 people, 6.45%)
- Endometriosis (2 people, 6.45%)
- Oedema (1 person, 3.23%)
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (1 person, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lexapro (7 people, 22.58%)
- Zyprexa (6 people, 19.35%)
- Cymbalta (5 people, 16.13%)
- Abilify (5 people, 16.13%)
- Metoclopramide (4 people, 12.90%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 22.58%)
- Agitation (6 people, 19.35%)
- Tardive Dyskinesia (5 people, 16.13%)
- Irritability (5 people, 16.13%)
- Dyskinesia (5 people, 16.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I had my dose of lexapro increased from 15 mg. to 20 mg. After which I started having extreme restlessness, high levels of anxiety, bad thoughts of hopelessness and acute depression. I was given cogentin to stop the moving and restlessness but it's not really working.
User reviews to the study
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I take 40mg.strattera &150mg.twice a day.I get so nauseous for about 2 hours after I take in morning.Does this ever go away in future? They work for me so well,I would hate to stop taking them.But the nauseous is so bad.