Strattera and Screaming - from FDA reports

Screaming 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 Risperidone, and have Hypersensitivity. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,116 people who have side effects when taking Strattera from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 19, 2018

25,116 people reported to have side effects when taking Strattera.
Among them, 107 people (0.43%) have Screaming

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Strattera cause Screaming?

Time on Strattera when people have Screaming *:

  • < 1 month: 48.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Screaming when taking Strattera *:

  • female: 19.81 %
  • male: 80.19 %

Age of people who have Screaming when taking Strattera *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 66.67 %
  • 10-19: 26.44 %
  • 20-29: 1.15 %
  • 30-39: 2.3 %
  • 40-49: 3.45 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Asperger's Disorder (autism spectrum disorder that affects language and behavioural development in children): 2 people, 1.87%
  2. Psychomotor Hyperactivity (feelings of extreme restlessness): 2 people, 1.87%
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 2 people, 1.87%
  4. Hypersensitivity: 2 people, 1.87%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 1 person, 0.93%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Risperidone: 12 people, 11.21%
  2. Concerta: 7 people, 6.54%
  3. Tenex: 6 people, 5.61%
  4. Risperdal: 5 people, 4.67%
  5. Zoloft: 3 people, 2.80%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Aggression: 33 people, 30.84%
  2. Crying: 32 people, 29.91%
  3. Abnormal Behavior: 27 people, 25.23%
  4. Anger: 18 people, 16.82%
  5. Drowsiness: 15 people, 14.02%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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