What is Strattera?
Strattera (atomoxetine) affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. Strattera is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Strattera may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Buy Strattera Online
Before taking this medicine
Do not use Strattera if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days. A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.
You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to atomoxetine, or if you have:
- severe heart or blood vessel problems;
- narrow-angle glaucoma; or
- pheochromocytoma (tumour of the adrenal gland).
Strattera has caused stroke, heart attack, and sudden death in certain people. Tell your doctor if you have:
- heart problems or a congenital heart defect;
- high blood pressure; or
- a family history of heart disease or sudden death.
To make sure this medicine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has ever had:
- depression, mental illness, bipolar disorder, psychosis;
- suicidal thoughts or actions;
- low blood pressure; or
- liver disease.
Some young people have thoughts about suicide when first taking Strattera, or whenever the dose is changed. Your doctor will need to check your progress at regular visits. Your family or other caregivers should also be alert to changes in your mood or symptoms.
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before taking Strattera.
If you are pregnant, your name may be listed on a pregnancy registry to track the effects of atomoxetine on the baby.
It may not be safe to breastfeed while using Strattera. Ask your doctor about any risk,
Strattera is not FDA-approved for use by anyone younger than 6 years old.
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Take Strattera exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Take the medicine at the same time each day, with a full glass of water.
Strattera is usually taken once daily in the morning, or two times per day in the morning and late afternoon. Follow your doctor’s instructions.
You may take this medicine with or without food.
Do not crush, chew, break, or open a Strattera capsule. Swallow the capsule whole. Tell your doctor if you have trouble swallowing the capsules.
Use Strattera regularly to get the most benefit. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely.
Do not use a capsule that has been opened or accidentally broken. The medicine from inside the capsule can be dangerous if it gets in your eyes. If this occurs, rinse your eyes with water. Ask your doctor or pharmacist how to safely handle and dispose of a broken capsule.
While taking Strattera, your doctor will need to check your progress at regular visits. Your heart rate, blood pressure, height and weight may also need to be checked often. Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Buy Strattera Online
Usual Adult Dose for Attention Deficit Disorder:
-Initial Dose: 40 mg/day orally.
-Maintenance Dose: Increase dose to 80 mg/day orally after a minimum of 3 days at the initial dose.
-Maximum Dose: After 2 to 4 additional weeks, the dose may be increased up to 100 mg/day in patients who have not achieved an optimal response.