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Side effect(s) of Atomoxetine

Read the side effects of Atomoxetine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Child and Adolescent -

Gastrointestinal - Liver disease, abdominal pain, vomiting and nausea.

General- Fatigue, irritability and unexpected therapeutic response.

Metabolism- Loss of appetite and decreased weight.

Central Nervous System- Headache, drowsiness and dizziness.

Skin- Rash.

Gastrointestinal- Abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea and constipation.

Psychiatric- Mood changes.

Adult-

Heart- Palpitations.

Gastrointestinal- Dry mouth, nausea, constipation, abdominal pain, indigestion and vomiting.

General- Fatigue, chills, unexpected therapeutic response and stress.

Metabolic- Decreased appetite and weight.

Central Nervous System- Dizziness, drowsiness, tingling, sinus, headache and tremor.

Psychiatric- Sleeplessness, decreased libido and sleep disorder.

Urinary- Urinary hesitation and/or urinary retention and painful urination.

Genitourinary- Impotence, painful menstrual periods, delayed ejaculation and irregular periods.

Skin- Excessive sweating and rash.

Vascular- Hot flushes.



Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.
* Children and teenagers may develop with increased risk of suicidal thoughts, watch them carefully.
* Rarely this medication may cause prolonged, painful erection. If it so consult with your doctor.
* Monitor heart rate, blood pressure and liver function while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Atomoxetine

Atomoxetine(Strattera) generic is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI), prescribed for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It increases the level of norepinephrine in the brain, which is needed to control behavior.
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