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 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This review analyzes which people have Akathisia with Strattera. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,287 people who have side effects when taking Strattera from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 09, 2017
24,287 people reported to have side effects when taking Strattera.
Among them, 29 people (0.12%) have Akathisia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Strattera when people have Akathisia *:
- < 1 month: 57.14 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Akathisia when taking Strattera *:
- female: 41.38 %
- male: 58.62 %
Age of people who have Akathisia when taking Strattera *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 25 %
- 10-19: 25 %
- 20-29: 10 %
- 30-39: 15 %
- 40-49: 5 %
- 50-59: 20 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (10 people, 34.48%)
- Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 17.24%)
- Depression (4 people, 13.79%)
- Sleep Disorder (2 people, 6.90%)
- Endometriosis (2 people, 6.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lexapro (7 people, 24.14%)
- Zyprexa (6 people, 20.69%)
- Cymbalta (5 people, 17.24%)
- Abilify (5 people, 17.24%)
- Zoloft (4 people, 13.79%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 24.14%)
- Tardive Dyskinesia (5 people, 17.24%)
- Irritability (5 people, 17.24%)
- Dyskinesia (5 people, 17.24%)
- Agitation (5 people, 17.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Akathisia when taking Strattera?
Strattera has active ingredients of atomoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Strattera 25,606 users)
Akathisia (a movement disorder characterized by a feeling of inner restlessness) has been reported by people with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, major depression (latest reports from 8,140 Akathisia patients).
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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.
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