Review: could Strattera cause Lightheadedness - dizzy (Dizziness)?
We study 18,414 people who have side effects while taking Strattera from FDA and social media. Among them, 938 have Lightheadedness - dizzy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness - dizzy and more.
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Strattera (latest outcomes from 19,143 users) has active ingredients of atomoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Lightheadedness - dizzy
Lightheadedness - dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness) (latest reports from 1,294,677 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 18,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Strattera. Among them, 938 people (5.10%) have Lightheadedness - Dizzy. They amount to 0.07% of all the 1,294,622 people who have Lightheadedness - Dizzy on eHealthMe.
Time on Strattera when people have Lightheadedness - dizzy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||57.83%||30.00%||4.78%||4.35%||2.61%||0.00%||0.43% |
Gender of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Strattera * :
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||45.78%||54.22% |
Age of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Strattera * :
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||0.11%||11.84%||42.99%||7.93%||11.15%||11.03%||10.11%||4.83% |
Severity of Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Strattera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||36.36%||36.36%||27.27%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lightheadedness - dizzy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||16.67%||0.00%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (621 people, 66.20%)
- Depression (41 people, 4.37%)
- Anxiety (19 people, 2.03%)
- Disturbance in attention (15 people, 1.60%)
- Insomnia (12 people, 1.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Concerta (51 people, 5.44%)
- Wellbutrin (50 people, 5.33%)
- Ritalin (48 people, 5.12%)
- Prozac (37 people, 3.94%)
- Zoloft (34 people, 3.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 years ago):
All of the symptoms listed as recovered are symptoms characteristic of a reaction to my lamotrigine when taken without enough food, except the headache. All of the stomach symptoms listed as not recovered are NOT characteristic of this reaction, except the dizziness and lightheadedness, which is. However, they are continuing intermittently without the medication, which is unusual. I am concerned that the stomach symptoms may be a rare side effect of lamotrigine, acute pancreatitis. I know that this is a very rare side effect, but my dad had severe lamotrigine-related acute pancreatitis this summer, which makes me concerned that I might have a similar propensity.
From this study (2 years ago):
Only took the 40mg one time woke up completely dizzy and weird feeling. waited a week dizziness got slightly better took a 10mg and became dizzy again. stopped taking it, its been 2 weeks still dizzy feeling but at least can function. Very frustrating
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