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Review: could Strattera cause Dysphagia (Swallowing difficulty)?

Summary: Dysphagia is found among people who take Strattera, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Clonidine, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

We study 18,424 people who have side effects while taking Strattera from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Dysphagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dysphagia and more.

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Strattera

Strattera has active ingredients of atomoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 19,155 Strattera users)

Dysphagia

Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 36,346 Dysphagia patients)

On Jan, 8, 2015: 18,424 people reported to have side effects when taking Strattera. Among them, 87 people (0.47%) have Dysphagia.

Trend of Dysphagia in Strattera reports

Time on Strattera when people have Dysphagia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dysphagia37.50%50.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Strattera * :

FemaleMale
Dysphagia35.96%64.04%

Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Strattera * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dysphagia0.00%47.62%28.57%2.38%3.57%4.76%4.76%8.33%

Severity of Dysphagia when taking Strattera ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dysphagia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (47 people, 54.02%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (4 people, 4.60%)
  3. Depression (3 people, 3.45%)
  4. Anxiety (2 people, 2.30%)
  5. Endometriosis (2 people, 2.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonidine (10 people, 11.49%)
  2. Concerta (10 people, 11.49%)
  3. Albuterol (9 people, 10.34%)
  4. Xopenex (7 people, 8.05%)
  5. Singulair (7 people, 8.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Female, 24.

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