What are the possible side effects of atomoxetine (Strattera)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking atomoxetine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- chest pain, shortness of breath, fast or uneven heartbeats;
- feeling like you might pass out;
- unusual thoughts or behavior, aggression, hallucinations (seeing things that are not there);
- nausea, pain in your upper stomach, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice...
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What are the precautions when taking atomoxetine hcl (Strattera)?
Before taking atomoxetine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: glaucoma (narrow angle).
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, heart disease (e.g., high blood pressure, fast/irregular heartbeat or long QT syndrome, cardiomyopathy, structural heart abnormalities, past heart attacks), family history of irregular heartbeat (cardiac sudden death, QT...
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