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What is Strattera?

Is it safe? Why did Eli Lilly issue a warning? Do you have a serious liver injury?

Strattera Suicide

FDA Warns Of Strattera-Suicide Link. Doctors warned about reports of suicidal thinking in some children and adolescents who are taking Strattera.


What is the problem that lawyers familiar with Strattera litigation may help you pursue?

Liver failure, insufficient clinical trials, no magic pills


Who should your lawyer hold responsible for liver damage, if it was caused by Strattera?

Patient safety is health risk from insufficient warning labels


What can you expect your lawyer to do if you were injured by Strattera?

File a Strattera lawsuit, Monheit Law, if you donít win Ė we donít get paid


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  What is Strattera?

Is Strattera safe? Why did Eli Lilly issue a drug safety warning? Have you suffered a liver injury? Do you need a Strattera lawyer for acute liver symptoms?

What is Strattera?
Strattera (pronounced stra-tair-a) is the first and only non-stimulant medication approved (FDA) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) in children, adolescents, and adults. Strattera (generic - atomoxetine) is a prescription drug

How does Strattera work?
Strattera is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, a chemical messenger or neurotransmitter of certain nerve cells in the brain. This action increases the availability of norepinephrine, which is essential in regulating impulse control, improving organizational skills, and creating better focus. Strattera works differently from the other ADHD medications available. Traditional ADHD medications like Ritalin, Adderall, and Concerta are stimulant medications that work through the neurotransmitter dopamine.

Eli Lillyís warns about severe liver injury from Strattera
On December 17, 2004 The Wall Street Journal reported that the Lilly & Co. new drug Strattera, taken by both children and adults for ADHD, causes serious liver side effects in a small number of patients. The new warning advises of severe liver injury that may progress to liver failure, potentially resulting in death or the need for a liver transplant in some patients.

Two cases were reported to the FDA: The first case involved a 14 year-old boy who developed persistent flu-like symptoms after taking the appropriate dose of Strattera for four months. Blood tests done by the boy's doctor showed that his liver wasn't functioning properly. The boy was immediately taken off Strattera and recovered in several weeks without major liver injury.

However, the boy went back on Strattera a few months later because it seemed to alleviate his ADHD better than other drugs. A month later and hospitalized, he developed jaundice, another serious liver problem. His condition improved after he was taken off the drug.

When a patient develops a side effect again after going back on Strattera, it raises immediate red flags and increases the likelihood that the problem was caused by the drug.

A second case involved a 31-year-old woman who developed flu-like symptoms and jaundice after being on Strattera for a month. She recovered after discontinuing the drug.

Updated Strattera product information will include a warning to inform doctors and patients that in rare cases Strattera can cause severe liver injury. In both cases, the patientsí liver function recovered after discontinuing Strattera. This is in the short-term. Long-term damage is still an unknown at this time.

If you or a family member has taken Strattera and liver injury has been diagnosed, contact an expert Strattera lawyer today for a free NO-OBLIGATION case inquiry or fill out the below form.

Do I need a Strattera Lawyer?

Do you need a lawyer familiar with the issues in Strattera litigation to pursue your Strattera case? If you or a family member has taken Strattera and suspects liver damage, contact a lawyer today for a free NO-OBLIGATION lawsuit inquiry.

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First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail Address:
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Additional contact information such as country code, foreign addresses, or special instructions:

Injured Person's Date of Birth:
Why was Strattera prescribed?
Do you suffer from the following injuries:
Pruritus (Itchy skin)
Jaundice (yellow colored skin)
Dark urine (cola colored)
Upper right-sided abdominal tenderness (location of the liver)
Liver dysfunction
Severe liver damage such acute hepatitis
Swelling or hives
Upset stomach
Itchy skin
Persistent flu-like symptoms
Decreased appetite
Nausea or vomiting
Mood swings
Painful urination
Sexual side effects such as decreased libido, impotence, ejaculation problems, and painful sexual intercourse

Attempted Suicide
Name of injured person:
Date of attempt or death:
Case of death (if applicable):
Was Strattera listed as part of the cause of death?

On what date was the drug first prescribed?
How long did you take this drug?
How many miligrams did you take per day?
Please describe your case. Please explain any problems and /or reactions that you have experienced as a result of taking this drug:
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