Strattera is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Strattera may be used alone or with other medications.
Strattera is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor.
It is not known if Strattera is safe and effective in children younger than 2 years of age.
What are the possible side effects of Strattera?
It may cause serious side effects including:
- chest pain,
- trouble breathing,
- new behavior problems,
- stomach pain,
- flu-like symptoms,
- dark urine,
- jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes),
- painful or difficult urination, and
- erection that is painful or lasts longer than 4 hours
Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.
The most common side effects include:
- upset stomach,
- dry mouth,
- loss of appetite,
- mood changes,
- feeling tired,
- urination problems, and
- impotence, trouble having an erection,
Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of it. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.