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Review: could Strattera cause Serotonin syndrome?

We study 18,405 people who have side effects while taking Strattera from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Serotonin syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Serotonin syndrome and more.

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Strattera

Strattera (latest outcomes from 19,133 users) has active ingredients of atomoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Serotonin syndrome

Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) (latest reports from 34,498 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 18,403 people reported to have side effects when taking Strattera. Among them, 23 people (0.12%) have Serotonin Syndrome. They amount to 0.07% of all the 34,497 people who have Serotonin Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Serotonin syndrome in Strattera reports

Time on Strattera when people have Serotonin syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Serotonin syndrome57.14%28.57%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%0.00%

Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Strattera * :

FemaleMale
Serotonin syndrome42.86%57.14%

Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Strattera * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Serotonin syndrome0.00%29.17%25.00%4.17%12.50%25.00%4.17%0.00%

Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Strattera ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (21 people, 91.30%)
  2. Depression (3 people, 13.04%)
  3. Oppositional defiant disorder (2 people, 8.70%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (2 people, 8.70%)
  5. Migraine (1 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zoloft (4 people, 17.39%)
  2. Lexapro (4 people, 17.39%)
  3. Prozac (4 people, 17.39%)
  4. Tenex (2 people, 8.70%)
  5. Seroquel (2 people, 8.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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