SRS Anyone taking or took Strattera for ADHD?

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  1. Paulie Walnuts

    Paulie Walnuts Im an agent of chaos

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    How did it work for you? I am on week three and I have a positive change in focus and impulse but its got fucked up sexual side affects. Im have the strangest orgasims. Some I cum some I dont some feel like that feeling just as you cum and they last for 2 to 3 minutes. The bad is that its sometimes hard to climax at all. I have a pretty active sex life, 5 - 10 times a week so Im wondering if this doesnt fade if its worth it to be on it.
     
  2. civicmon

    civicmon got all my game from the streets of california.

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    made me physically ill. i couldn't take it without throwing up.

    it gave me a shitload of confidence though...
     
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    I'm currently taking 60mg of Strattera daily for ADHD.

    It makes my pupils HUGE to the point that I got pulled over by a cop and got accused of a DUI :eek:. As for sexual side effects, I never noticed anything but then again my boyfriend of seven years left me for another woman because he decided he never really loved me and he felt he had more in common with her but he didn't lover her either. Eh, that's another thread.

    Other side effects? Well, it makes me shit rocks. No matter how much fiber I eat, I still shit rocks. :ugh: It's also decreased my appetite. is it working for ADHD? Not really. The doctor who prescribed it for me doesn't want to write a script for stimulants though so my GP is sending me to another doc.

    It's also ridiculously expensive. Thank dog I have insurance and I pay a $10 copay otherwise I could never afford it.
     
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    I'm good with it. I can miss a couple of days and it is not a roller coaster effect when I take my next pills. I started on Ritilan years ago then went to nothing. Started having the addictive personality come out, porn and booze, and got on wellbutrin and went apeshit! I locked myself in my apartment for a week with some canned food and 3 liters of vodka. Yeah, not pretty. I guess I was lucky that the room I choose had a bathroom. ;)

    I went cold turkey, no booze, porn or meds and leveled out, but never felt right.

    Straterra got me back up and running. And, it's not a stim!!!!

    (I too take 60MG/day)
     
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    And like civicmon's av, there is a difference in ADD and ADHD!!!!
     
  6. Divine Vengeance

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    I took strattera for about four months after being taken off adderall because my GP mistook some "abnormal" test results for heart problems. I hated it, but I also got what seemed like the full degree of side effects: it made me groggy, some weird sexual side effects, gave me a constant stomach ache no matter what I ate before taking it. It didn't really work for me either, it helped somewhat but not with the same level of treatment satisfaction as adderall.

    If I ever actually have a problem in the future that requires me to stop taking adderall, I definitely would not ever switch to strattera.
     
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    I'll admit, that I do not have any side effects. Well, I do not produce as much sperm as I used to, but my drive is higher than ever, and I still have a good time.
     
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    I would always get terrible chest pains for 30 minutes to an hour after taking it. I moved onto adderall, and that has just done wonders for me.
     

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