eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Advanced tools       Explore eHealthMe

Home > Strattera > Lightheadedness - dizzy > Strattera and Lightheadedness - dizzy

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.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Strattera and have Lightheadedness - dizzy >>>


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 1,295,381 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 26, 2014: 18,414 people reported to have side effects when taking Strattera. Among them, 938 people (5.09%) have Lightheadedness - Dizzy.

Trend of Lightheadedness - dizzy in Strattera reports

Time on Strattera when people have Lightheadedness - dizzy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lightheadedness - dizzy57.83%30.00%4.78%4.35%2.61%0.00%0.43%

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Strattera * :

Lightheadedness - dizzy45.78%54.22%

Age of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Strattera * :

Lightheadedness - dizzy0.11%11.84%42.99%7.93%11.15%11.03%10.11%4.83%

Severity of Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Strattera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness - dizzy36.36%36.36%27.27%0.00%

How people recovered from Lightheadedness - dizzy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lightheadedness - dizzy16.67%0.00%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (621 people, 66.20%)
  2. Depression (41 people, 4.37%)
  3. Anxiety (19 people, 2.03%)
  4. Disturbance in attention (15 people, 1.60%)
  5. Insomnia (12 people, 1.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Concerta (51 people, 5.44%)
  2. Wellbutrin (50 people, 5.33%)
  3. Ritalin (48 people, 5.12%)
  4. Prozac (37 people, 3.94%)
  5. Zoloft (34 people, 3.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Lightheadedness - Dizzy while taking Strattera?

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Strattera and have Lightheadedness - Dizzy
- group for people who take Strattera
- group for people who have Lightheadedness - Dizzy

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • I feel weak and sick (but not really sick) in general. I'm worried.especially regarding the palpitations and tinnitus.


  • 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


Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Strattera, Lightheadedness - dizzy

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Still ill after several years
    I became ill several years ago. It all started with a head cold that lasted a few months and left me with Tinnitus and chronic sinusitis. After a nose operation and many visits to the doc and hospital, I am no closer to felling better or being cured. My doc gave me Beconase Aq at first and th ...

  • Profolol side effects-will not use again
    It is slightly more than 24 hours since profolol alone was given to me for a colonoscopy and endoscopy. I woke up quickly but very sleepy and tired. Forced to get in wheelchair and leave asap. Slept when I got home all night. The next day was very disoriented, lightheaded when I sat up or got up and ...

  • Seizure disorder med problems
    Velafaxine 150 mg. 1 per day. In process of switching from Topiramate 50 mg. 1 pill in morning & one at night (going off of this because of kidney stones) Was on this medication approximately 10 years. Lamotrigine 2 25mg pills in morning and 2 - 25 mg. pills at night. On the 3rd day of ...

More reviews for: Strattera, Lightheadedness - dizzy

On eHealthMe, Strattera (atomoxetine hydrochloride) is often used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Find out below the conditions Strattera is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Strattera used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.


Recent mobile support groups

- Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

- Fibromyalgia and Hyponatraemia

- Gabapentin

- Hair Loss and Gabapentin

- Arthritis - Osteoarthritis and Keppra


Recent user comments

- "Acute onset. August LFT's normal, Mirtazapine added S ... " (6 minutes ago)

- "also prescribed levothyroxine sodium but had to take ... " (55 minutes ago)

- "also prescribed synthroid but had to take self off. b ... " (57 minutes ago)


Recent searches

- N 6 Essential Fatty Acids
- Plavix
- Kadian
- Double Vision
- Linaria Vulgaris

Recent updates on eHealthMe:

- Jersey Tea, Sweet Elder drug interactions (0 second ago)

- Genital Pain in Furuncle (7 seconds ago)

- Ginkgo Biloba, Vicodin drug interactions (10 seconds ago)

- Maranta, Meadow Anenome drug interactions (20 seconds ago)

- Isoniazid, Glutamate drug interactions (23 seconds ago)


About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

© 2014 All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of's terms of service and privacy policy.