Review: could Strattera cause Dysphagia?


Dysphagia 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 Clonidine, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . We study 19,170 people who have side effects while taking Strattera from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have Dysphagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dysphagia and more.

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Strattera has active ingredients of atomoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Strattera 19,782 users)


Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, back pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 42,048 Dysphagia patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

19,170 people reported to have side effects when taking Strattera.
Among them, 93 people (0.49%) have Dysphagia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Strattera cause Dysphagia?

Time on Strattera when people have Dysphagia *:

  • < 1 month: 44.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Strattera *:

  • female: 34.78 %
  • male: 65.22 %

Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Strattera *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 46.43 %
  • 10-19: 28.57 %
  • 20-29: 3.57 %
  • 30-39: 3.57 %
  • 40-49: 4.76 %
  • 50-59: 4.76 %
  • 60+: 8.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (47 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (4 people)
  • Depression (3 people)
  • Disturbance In Attention (2 people)
  • Anxiety (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonidine (10 people)
  • Concerta (9 people)
  • Albuterol (9 people)
  • Xopenex (7 people)
  • Singulair (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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