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  1. Recently diagnosed with Depression and ADD
    ... Antidepressant style meds, such as Wellbutrin and Strattera attempt to make up for the understimulation of our...
    ... mood. But as for ADHD, I have had better luck with strattera and Adderall. Not to get off topic, But I noticed...

  2. Side effects of Strattera--do they go away?
    ... My 6 year old son started Strattera 4 days ago. Day 1 he got very lethargic and nauseated ... some hopeful stories. I read all the old posts on Strattera on this board today and it doesn't seem very well...

  3. depression causing adhd symptoms!!??
    ... son who weighs 48 pounds on 5mg adderal and me on strattera 40mg. Reg medical doc still thinks I may have bioploar...
    ... consumption aside, you could have done much worse). Strattera is an ADHD medication, though it's not a standard ... give it time. If you don't get good results from the Strattera , I would continue to work with the psych to see if...
    ... they put my son on adderal right away and me on the strattera ? I think they should try a non-stimulant for my tiny...

  4. Strattera disappointment, am I weird?
    ... wrench in the stimulant approach gears. As far as Strattera goes, I have to admit it has helped some, for me it ... ruining certain aspects of my marriage. NASTY STUFF strattera is - for me. Seems like you too. Before you board...
    ... and other meds for bipolar disorder. I read that Strattera can make an unknown bipolar sufferer become manic...

  5. Which one, crying as we speak..........:(
    ... was actually diagnosed with ADHD at age 40. yay. Strattera seemed to work for almost a month then turned evil...

  6. ADHD and Depression
    ... especially Adderall. You may have some success with Strattera which is a non stimulant medication which has recently...
    ... does sound as if you might benefit from medication. Strattera probably has the lowest risk of addiction, as in I...
    ... with all the advice you've already been given. Strattera would be the ADD medication with the lowest potential ... depressant effect. I think that effect is believable since Strattera is similiar to the antidepressant Wellbutrin (which...

  7. My best my ADHD description
    ... antidepressants. I've tried three: Lexapro, Wellbutrin, and Strattera . Wellbutrin was the best of the three. I experieced ... Nasty. I think I said enough in the past about Strattera - it is straight out of hell. No side effects from...

  8. strattara how long does it take to work properly
    ... I started taking Strattera 19 days ago. I started on 25mg for two weeks. I felt...

  9. Adderall, no more.
    ... all the stimulants cause problems for you, there's Strattera , although many people find it doesn't work as well...

  10. How to tell the difference from depression/anxiety?(long)
    ... Sometimes, it's all in how you present it. Strattera might be a good choice for you. Strattera is not ... nice anti-depressant effects. The disadvantage to Strattera is that you have to take it for a while before you...

  11. I am very confused
    ... adderall, concerta, focalin) are similar, except for Strattera , which is not a stimulant. Age of onset really...

  12. Interesting . . .
    ... wondering about people's experiences with Focalin or Strattera as well. Let me know how things go on those and other...
    ... stimulants, I seriously doubt that you would be happy with Strattera . It isn't as effective and can take a l-o-n-g time...

  13. problems with "seeing" the world around you
    ... to 18.. The Doc told me that I should start taking Strattera because they didn't like putting adults on stimulant ... absractions between me and real life that I had with Strattera . Thank God for a Doc that listens...:)...

  14. adult add medication
    ... ritalin, some slow release, Adderall, and the new Strattera . Ritalin and Adderall are both stimulants. The right...

  15. Nervous to talk to new doctor about ADD
    ... my mother has a drinking problem, he started me on Strattera which is the only non-stimulant ADD drug, but it didn...

  16. New drug experiment
    ... I'm on my 2nd med for add, ( Strattera didn't work) now I'm on Adderall XR 30mg. Seems...

  17. Update on my son
    ... only agree with the ADD). His doctor put him on Strattera and he had a bad reaction by getting angry and passing ... and their side effects. The information I found on Strattera had no warning about what happened to my son... so...
    ... tried various drugs, plans, rewards and therapists. Strattera (sp?) was our first drug - which worked minimumally...

  18. Adderrall
    ... Concerta is the same as Ritalin. Strattera is the only ADD drug that is not the same as, or almost...
    ... Also remember, Strattera is a non-stimulant drug, you will have to take it...

  19. Adderall XR.........W/ a Placebo?
    ... old male with ADD. I spent 4 1/2 weeks on 80 mg of Strattera with no help. My doctor put me on 15 mg of Adderall...

  20. Concerta for my son...time for a dose increase?
    ... year of 6th grade. Our doc tried a small dose of Strattera last year for a "pick me up" in the afternoons and...

  21. What To Expect From Adderall~
    ... . Ive had ADD for years. First 10 yrs ago it was Strattera , then Ritalin abour 8 yrs ago, and my doc is going...

  22. sexual side effects from meds???Quick
    ... levels. Again, from a male viewpoint, if I take Strattera might as well sign on as a eunuch. I don't do eunuch ... well. I prefer crazy over Strattera and so does my wife. And that is significant because...

  23. Amen Clinic
    ... In the past my physciatrist has perscribed me Strattera , Ritalin, and Adderall but this problem is still...

  24. Inattentive disorder
    ... she also talked to my son a little. She put him on Strattera . She said it is not addictive nor a narcotic. Also...
    ... VioletRose89, Strattera may or may not wind up being the appropriate drug...
    ... accidentally on purpose: Fire the idiot that prescribed Strattera . It is the worse med possible for primarily inattentive ... no medical training. I know nutting other than what Strattera did for me - went from worse to worser. See, even ... the entire internet for primarily inattentive ADHD Strattera success stories and post the number you find here...
    ... what I can see, dizziness can be a side effect of Strattera and may have come into play. As far as the mood changes ... , I don't think the Strattera has had time to really have an effect. As a Norepinephrine ... doc. I would be very leery about continuing the Strattera based on your son's reactions so far. Another thing ... to consider if you decide to continue with the Strattera (you'll likely be pressured to 'give it a chance' ... closely for depression. From the information I found Strattera can (seldom) lead to depression and thoughts of suicide...
    ... VioletRose, No, Strattera is not a bad med. But it is just the wrong med for ... inattentive type ADHD. If your boy is bouncing off walls, Strattera is not a bad first up pick. But let's not debate ... immediate concern is your son's unusual reaction to Strattera . The short time (a day or two?) he's been on it will ... to go back into lack-of-tact mode: Get your boy off Strattera . His reaction scares me too. Bob...
    ... I appreciate the advice. I took my son off the Strattera that next day - and waited 2 days for the doctor to ... Hopefully she will not try to convince me to try the Strattera again - I don't want to have to get angry. Trixibel...
    ... suggested that since my son had a bad reaction to the Strattera - that I take him to a psychiatrist. So I am going...
    ... has progressed up to 36 mg. **VioletRose - we tried Strattera (smallest dose) last year as a "pick-me-up" to try...

  25. Can anyone give advice on Strattera??
    ... I have no knowledge about Strattera , but I can tell you that it's currently being discussed...

  26. Vyvase vs. straterra?
    ... Migranes are worse than unmitigated ADHD in my book. Strattera on initiation tends to have more side effects than ... sleepiness topping the list. I had dismal results from Strattera but must say I've read many raves on various boards...

  27. Just diagnosed
    ... lectures, which I could never do before. I read that Strattera has been given to people with dyslexia as well as ... my adderall and it seems to be doing well so far. Strattera takes around a month to really see how it affects...

  28. 27 year old male with questions about newly prescribed medication. Please Help!
    ... told me that is all he could do for me. I tried the strattera . Once my dosage was reached (80mg) the side-effects...

  29. medicine is expensive
    ... My son is on strattera and it works well for him, but even with medical insurance...

  30. Question for other ADD college students...
    ... drinks. But my doctor just had me try some samples of Strattera to add to the adderall and I can't tell if it's working ... little like a zombie. Anyone else try the Adderall- Strattera combo? I'm adding the strattera b/c even with the...

  31. ADD & cravings/addictions.... all of them?! Help?
    ... about running for office? adultaddguy, Take Strattera and you'll never want sex again. :) Now, let's see...

  32. Tests for a College Student?
    ... she went from a 2.0 to a 3.8, plus, changed from Strattera to Adderall. It was all well worth it. If your son...

  33. What is strattera?
    ... Strattera is an atomoxetine. It works differently than the traditiona...
    ... My college age daughter was first put on Strattera when she was diagnosed at 19. The psychologist described...
    ... Hi there. I take Strattera , for help with ADD. I am manic depressive, and also...

  34. ADHD, acute depression with the worst still to come
    ... and I don't expect a positive outcome. I have tried Strattera and it simply doesn't work for me, even at 80mg/day...

  35. The grades are in...and they are pretty good!
    ... We experienced the same results upon switching from Strattera to Adderall....from a 2.0 to a 3.8. We were avoiding...

  36. strattera
    ... Psychologists are not qualified to prescribe medication. Strattera is a funny drug. For some, it works very well for ... concentration. Talk to your child's psychiatrist. Strattera might be a possiblity. Combining Strattera with Concerta...
    ... she just couldn't get it together. She began strattera in junior high and said this was the 1st time in her ... high honers the last 2 report cards. I must say, the strattera slowed her down but then it took alot of hard work...
    ... Psychologists are not qualified to prescribe medication. Strattera is a funny drug. For some, it works very well for ... concentration. Talk to your child's psychiatrist. Strattera might be a possiblity. Combining Strattera with Concerta...

  37. 60 year old female with ADD
    ... decided to try a new medication about 4 years ago called strattera it is a non stimulant which i love! he started me...
    ... After taking Strattera brittanylynn said, "my mind is clear and i no longer...
    ... something else. I liked what brittanylynn88 said about Strattera . I just started taking Ritalin about 2 months ago ... about the dosage. I want to do some research about Strattera . Again, thank you all very much. I so appreciate...

  38. take 'em or leave 'em?
    ... my own so I decided to try. I've been on 40mg of Strattera once a day (morning) now for 3 months and it's made...

  39. Should I Be On Meds?
    ... on adult ADD. What I used was this stuff called Strattera , which is apparently a non-stimulant drug that also...

  40. how do you know if you need a higher dose of adderall?
    ... My daughter switched from Strattera to Adderall a few months back. She started on 10mg...

  41. Strattera - Others w. Adult Male Side Effects?
    ... put any ADD treatment on hold. This fall I started Strattera , 40 mg/day (in the morning). I had started high...

  42. ADHD 10 y/o daughter
    ... My 10 y/o ADHD daughter was most recently on Strattera and it seemed to work for over a year. Suddenly she ... changed her to concerta, but we have to wean off of strattera before starting concerta. Has anyone just stopped ... Strattera without weaning? Dr. said it would not be harmful...
    ... can watch her more closely and even give a bit of Strattera if things get too rough. Hopefully, someone who ... really knows what he/she is talking about with Strattera will come along shortly. I know just enough to probably...
    ... Thank you for the reply! I have decided to taper the Strattera more quickly, so that I can give her her first dose...

  43. What's your favorite medicine?
    ... with my medicine! I still have that free sample of Strattera lying around. Does that work for anyone?...
    ... Strattera is my favorite. Only problem is, last time I took ... something to calm me down - it made my system race. Strattera levels out my mind, I'm calm as a cucumber, curbs ... overall works great for me. My husband loves me on Strattera - without medication for my ADHD, I am wound up and...

  44. husband and daughter with add
    ... you or anyone know if there are bad withdrawls from strattera ? We have him scheduled to see a low- income pd but...

  45. Strattera to Adderall
    ... My daughter also switched from Strattera to Adderall during college. It was the best thing...

  46. Frustrated and Tired...Help!!
    ... without it. So, being diagnosed at 19 she started on Strattera . I'm thinking that is the medication of concern regarding...

  47. Adderall and weight loss..............
    ... dad and i have ADD and dyslexia. His Dr suggested Strattera if we change his med.........she says you can tend ... with Adderall.............or have any information on Strattera . Thanxs!...
    ... My son had alot of trouble with loss of appetite on Strattera . A wise person told me the best thing to do was to ... Interestingly, when my son was put on a combination of Strattera AND a stimulant, his appetite returned. Strattera ... the side effects of Adderall can't be tolerated. Strattera is funny. For some people, it works well for concentration...

  48. 3 year old on Strattera
    ... such a young child. 2)The recommended dosage for Strattera , according to the manufacturer's dosing instructions ... pediatrician what would happen if he went off the strattera for a while, just to make sure that it's not causing...
    ... re kidding me, right? The doctor says it isn't the Strattera ? Then what is it is what I'd ask. If he doesn't have ... elimination. Since the symptoms onset is since the Strattera , I'd take him off and see. Maybe you'd like to be ... with withdrawal since it hasn't been very long and strattera seems to not have a severe withdrawal process(one ... of the few drugs that doesn't). My nephew CT'd off Strattera and he didn't go through much. But a small taper doesn...

  49. When to take Strattera - morning or night
    ... My daughter was just prescribed strattera . She is on the 5th day of the 25mg, then she takes...
    ... coming out, or possibly they are not related to the Strattera at all....Just concerned so I thought I would raise...
    ... AD & HG, Strattera has a little trick up its sleave. Initially it makes...
    ... having any trouble sleeping all these years taking the strattera at night? AP, I guess you are saying I should keep...
    ... AD, I was on Strattera for a few months. I have no experience beyond that ... time frame. Strattera is associated with a high incidence of male sexual ... know the consequences of the onset of puberty and Strattera - certainly something to monitor. ADHD meds work...
    ... blaming his moodiness on the fact that he is taking his Strattera at night. If he *is* having a hard time sleeping ... that age, 2) has he grown and needs a bigger dose of Strattera , or 3) is Strattera perhaps not the right med for ... his attention span? AmericanDancer, when starting Strattera , it's often helpful to take it night. It is - at...

  50. Strattera
    ... husband thinks he has ADD and just started 40 mg of Strattera yesterday. He's a student in a really demanding program ... history of stomach probs (2 surgeries). For those with Strattera experience, did you have the side effects? How long...
    ... Skylar, I must say that Strattera does help many ADHD adults. When it works, it works ... well. The bad news? Strattera oft times produces debilitating drowsiness but it...
    ... that reason I would tell my Doc I could not do this Strattera , the fact that it makes one tired. Besides, the "that...
    ... side effects of a med. So husband may do well with Strattera and have no problems with "that" or any other unwanted ... least, I've haven't heard any women complain about Strattera and sexual dysfunction. So give husband a couple...
    ... I am currently in my first month of Strattera this time around (took it 4 years ago). I took 40...

  51. Any Adults Here Taking Strattera?
    ... Hi, I took Strattera last year, but I am bi-bolar and did not have good ... him to find the right meds we didn't even try the Strattera we both seem to do great on Metadate CD. We tried...
    ... her again in late November - if I think I need more Strattera I plan to ask about one of the small dosage sizes...

  52. Wellbutrin SR for ADD???
    ... a stimulating antidepressant in the same class as Strattera but without most of Strattera's nastiness. So it just...
    ... won't pay for any ADHD med other than generic - not Strattera , Adderall, Ritalin LA, Concerta, etc. Generic or pay...

  53. ADD medication question
    ... least there are meds for what ails us - Wellbutrin, Strattera and a few other esoteric antidepressants with stimulating...

  54. adderall calms me down is this normal?
    ... It depends. Strattera is an indirect stimulant. That is, Strattera really ... you react. If your BP stays with normal range, Strattera can augment Adderall and reduce the Adderall dose ... needed for efficacy. Adderall can reduce the Strattera nastiness many experience. For some it's a plan that...

  55. changing adhd meds
    ... My 8 year old son has been on Strattera for several years. His second grade teacher has made ... change his meds to Concerta or insist that he stay on Strattera especially since it seems to be the only one that...
    ... music, etc. What do they say about his behavior? Strattera isn't like other ADHD medications. In order for it...

  56. ADD/ODD/BP been so long since i've been here
    ... There is a mom over on the BP board who just added Strattera after her son was doing so well and he is now suicidal...

  57. Side Effects of Mixed Amphetamine Salts?
    ... was only on 20-25 mg of dex. he went to concerta, strattera , and on and on, but ended up back on dex b/c of its...

  58. add meds/upset stomach
    ... Is she on Strattera ??? If so, give it to her at bedtime to minimize the...
    ... hi.... what kind of add drug is she on? is she on strattera or an amphetamine? if its strattera then tiredness...
    ... see if I am describing it right. She is not on Strattera . It was by far, the worse med she has been on for...
    ... are you still checking this message board... yes strattera is a brutal drug...did you know it was intially used...
    ... that the GERD diagnosis is correct. We only tried Strattera and Vayanese for a few days. Once the zombie or constant...

  59. Add Children
    ... was diagnosed at 6 years old, he is currently taking strattera to keep him focused in school and of course to keep...

  60. Any child have these side effects to these meds?
    ... after that, the Dr said he wanted to switch him to Strattera to see how it worked. He was given the 18mg dose first...
    ... m not sure what you mean by "second release" with Strattera . There's no reason for Strattera to be given twice ... at night is probably best. As hotdam found out, Strattera needs to be given every day with no "drug holidays...

  61. Stimulant meds for an ex-pat?
    ... I am presently on Strattera 80 mg, however find that I am exhausted and tend to...
    ... Another possibility is you are experiencing a common Strattera side effect. For most the sleepiness goes away after...

  62. Disability
    ... challenging workloads than high school. She's been on Strattera for a couple of months and it seems to be helping...

  63. I really need some help..................
    ... and that was even worse. Finally, she has been on Strattera for about 4 months. She seems to be doing fine, but ... doctor added 5 milligrams of Adderall back to the Strattera and so far so good. I think that some of the problem ... doing fine now with the 5 milligrams added to the Strattera . Since beginning the Strattera she has begun pulling ... could the eye brow pulling be a side effect of the Strattera ? I know it isn't the Adderall because she was doing...
    ... Certainly it could be a side effect of Strattera - really, anything could be. I think, though, that...

  64. Just started Strattera and have a weird side effect, could someone please advise?
    ... i have tried strattera for 6 months i was up to 80 mil a day and I hate it...

  65. Unsure Whether to Medicate for ADD When Comorbid with Bipolar
    ... may alter her overall stability with BP. I know that Strattera & Vyvanse are less apt to induce mania due to their...

  66. Strattea Adult on 18mg - Enough?
    ... Psych and been diagnosed with ADD Was put on 18mg strattera , i am a Male 6'1" 200lbs felt great for a month...

  67. This is Our Story...
    ... legal speed", the first med we tried for Joseph was Strattera . It took a couple of months to have much effect and ... there were annoying side effects. But eventually, Strattera calmed my son down enough that other kids could tolerate...
    ... erestingly, the Tourettes subsided shortly after we started Strattera as did the other "soft" neuro signs. He's also outgrown...

  68. Emotional lability from all meds we've tried - help!
    ... try medication for your son, here's a suggestion. Strattera had a very nice anti-depressant effect for my son ... really help his attention span. For a while, he took Strattera and Metadate together. IF you still want to try medication...
    ... ANyhow, the ADHD doc doesn't like to prescribe only Strattera these days as he thinks it's quite ineffective for...
    ... emotional lability and they had to stop it, then the Strattera worked but then the fatigue and physical stuff caused...
    ... ANyhow, the ADHD doc doesn't like to prescribe only Strattera these days as he thinks it's quite ineffective for ... and another drug. I agree with your doc that Strattera alone probably won't be enough for your son. I do ... what it was on one medication alone. If you do try Strattera , give it to your son at night and with food to minimize...
    ... stimulate med to boot. Interestingly, Wellbutrin and Strattera are chemically very similiar - not identical, obviously ... doesn't tend to have the same "male" side effects that Strattera does}. Although Wellbutrin is "stimulating" for ... doc is right on target and I think that either it or Strattera might be something to consider for Weez's son....
    ... doesn't tend to have the same "male" side effects that Strattera does}. Index, I KNEW THAT before I left office...
    ... probably why my older son couldn't do anything other than Strattera until he was about 10. Anyhow, it's just one theory...

  69. Adderall Abuse
    ... The psychologist's answer to that was to put her on Strattera , not Adderall. I'm glad you posted again, I was...

  70. Any adults on Vyvanse?
    ... of poops out. Before Vyvanse, I've tried Ritalin, Strattera , and Focalin XR. I was on Focalin XR 20 mg twice...

  71. How do they test?
    ... pointments and waiting...she seems to be doing great on the Strattera . Karen...

  72. Best prescription for ADD (not ADHD)...
    ... I've already been on Strattera and that was just a nightmare; my testicles shrunk...
    ... ingestion. Check that out too. Bob PS Me too on Strattera . YUK...

  73. My 9 year old is on 50 mg Focalin XR
    ... careful on what is prescribed for her. my son has tried Strattera and Concerta, they seemed to work in the beginning...

  74. My memory is gone since Adderall xr?
    ... had an aweful time remebering things, but with the Strattera it was much better, it was the other side effects ... this? Any suggestions? I wonder if a small dose of Strattera mixed with the adderall would help? Has anyone mixed ... a stimulant with a non stimuland like Strattera ?...
    ... make me stupid? Ok, more stupid than usual? Yes, Strattera is sometimes prescribed with Adderall or Ritalin....
    ... my memory and it is so frusterating. When I was on Strattera I was much calmer but had other bad side effects....
    ... have an aversion to food like I did when I started Strattera . Honestly, dropping a few pounds before my upcoming...

  75. Please explain the various ADD meds
    ... comfortable with a non-stimulant medication such as Strattera . What are your thoughts about that one??? And are...
    ... an apt ADHD description. Ed Hallowell is author. Strattera is effective. Fact is, some adults swear by it. Better...
    ... Therefore he thought that a non stimulant drug, like Strattera , would be the first step in combatting her ADHD. ... for them. She seems to have her mind made up that Strattera won't work because she knows of one girl at school...
    ... sell that they wouldn't be too happy being perscribed Strattera and would make a stink about taking it with an excuse...
    ... out over this. I was talking to our daughter about Strattera and what I'd found on the net as well as what feedback...
    ... both are good parents excersing good judgement. Strattera works. If you opt for it, you'll have to sell it well ... Not everyone experiences side-effects. Nevertheless, Strattera can be brutal first couple weeks for many if not most ... rethought. I'm nervous about Concerta. I'm nervous about Strattera . Sometimes all options suck. Which one sucks less...
    ... that won't be necessary because I'm pretty sure that Strattera will be the first choice of meds. I was so hopeful...
    ... sees that things are going her way. Once she heard Strattera she had a problem....and you KNOW her past with Adderall...
    ... that. Have you actually received a script for the Strattera as of yet?? And as far as dispensing it, while she ... effects that Addprogrammer elaborates on as far as Strattera is concerned.;) Hang in there, Karen....I know...
    ... accounts. Italics for attribution. First, we tried Strattera . As a distance runner, I didn't want to go the stimulant ... were mine. I could not tolerate the fatigue with Strattera while taking the preliminary dose of 25 mg (104 lbs...
    ... Bob: No, we don't have the prescription yet for Strattera . My husband made the appointment today with the family ... I see that kjrunner experienced great fatigue with Strattera . My daughter sleeps enough as it is (but not diagnosed ... you be more specific regarding the side effects of Strattera that you were talking about? And finally, I do plan...
    ... I see that kjrunner experienced great fatigue with Strattera . My daughter sleeps enough as it is (but not diagnosed ... you be more specific regarding the side effects of Strattera that you were talking about? Don't have to be more...
    ... the sleepiness went away after a couple of weeks on Strattera . That's good to know. As far as the other, I wonder...
    ... for your input! My daughter did, in fact, get some Strattera from the doctor on this past Wednesday. The doc gave ... appreciate any input anyone has who has ever taken Strattera . Karen...
    ... good to hear that daughter is responding nicely to Strattera . RE: "Cold" problem. If her blood pressure is normal ... greater than the increase in metobolic rate caused by Strattera in daughters case. Lower metabolic rate means we get...
    ... about the wonderful results you are having with the Strattera . Our family has a strong history of addictions and...
    ... around here. Second day for her on the upped dosage of Strattera . When life takes a turn she is taking it in stride...


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