4 y/o Nephew on Stattera

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Registered: 07-15-2003
4 y/o Nephew on Stattera
Tue, 07-29-2003 - 8:44pm
Anyone here have a child on Strattera under the age of 6. And what are the side affects you have seen?
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Registered: 03-25-2003
Wed, 07-30-2003 - 12:43am
Welcome. I do not have a child under the age of 6yo on Strattera, however I do know the side effects of the drug. It is much the same as Adderall and Ritalin. Decreased appetite, nausea, feeling of tiredness, etc.

What does your nephew exhibit as possible side effects? Have you or his parents consulted his doctor about your concerns regarding the side effects? I'm sure the doctor has some literature to read about the medication as well.

Here are a few sited to get more information on Strattera:




I hope these links help you find some answers.





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Registered: 07-29-2003
Thu, 07-31-2003 - 10:40am
HI my son is on Strattera. He was five when he was first put on it he is now six and we are no longer having the results that we were at first. He is seeing he doc next week for a med change. I never thought the med was right for him but his dad wanted to try it so i gave in. I also Have ADHD and dsylexia and depression so I can understand what my child is going thur, but itx also a bit more scary because I dont want him to be like me.