Strattera and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take Strattera, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zoloft, and have Autism spectrum disorder. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome with Strattera. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,442 people who have side effects when taking Strattera from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

24,442 people reported to have side effects when taking Strattera.
Among them, 33 people (0.14%) have Serotonin syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Strattera cause Serotonin syndrome?

Time on Strattera when people have Serotonin syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 71.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 48.48 %
  • male: 51.52 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 14.29 %
  • 10-19: 21.43 %
  • 20-29: 3.57 %
  • 30-39: 17.86 %
  • 40-49: 35.71 %
  • 50-59: 7.14 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Mood Swings (3 people, 9.09%)
  • Major Depression (3 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (7 people, 21.21%)
  • Prozac (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Ritalin (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Neurontin (3 people, 9.09%)
  • Latuda (3 people, 9.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (11 people, 33.33%)
  • Nightmares (7 people, 21.21%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (7 people, 21.21%)
  • Tremor (6 people, 18.18%)
  • Arrhythmias (6 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Strattera has active ingredients of atomoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Strattera 25,788 users)

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