STRATTERA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • the inability to have an erection
  • pain with menstruation
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • inducing of a relaxed easy state
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • intense abdominal pain
  • a delay when starting to urinate

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • mood changes
  • depression
  • irregular periods
  • a problem with menstrual periods
  • dizziness
  • irritability
  • fast heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • problems with ejaculation
  • blurred vision
  • pink eye
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • indigestion
  • excessive sweating
  • muscle tremors
  • a skin rash
  • weight loss
  • a sinus headache
  • difficult or painful urination
  • pelvic pain
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • inflammation of prostate gland

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • manic behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • agitation
  • aggressive behavior
  • feelings of hostility
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • a stroke
  • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
  • acute liver failure
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
  • hives
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • fainting
  • seizures
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • chest pain
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • dilated pupils
  • throat irritation
  • itching
  • hair loss
  • numbness
  • low energy and weakness
  • generalized weakness
  • a sensation of feeling cold
  • orgasm problems
  • anxious feelings

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