Strattera is used for treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Strattera is often a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). Exactly how Strattera works to treat ADHD isn't known. Strattera increases certain chemicals (eg, norepinephrine) within the brain. This may affect attention span and behavior.
Use Strattera as directed by your doctor.
Ask your health care provider any questions maybe you have about how exactly to work with Strattera.
Store Strattera at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store faraway from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Strattera out from the reach of kids and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Atomoxetine HCl.
All medicines may cause side effects, but some folks have no, or minor, side effects.
Check together with your doctor if all of these most typical side effects persist or become bothersome:
Constipation; coughing; decreased appetite; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; fatigue; flushing; headache; increased sweating; mild stomach pain or upset; nausea; tiredness; trouble sleeping; vomiting.
Seek medical help right away if any of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergy symptoms (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness inside the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); chest pain; dark urine; decreased sexual ability (eg, impotence, ejaculation problems); fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; hallucinations; menstrual cycle changes; mental or mood changes (eg, agitation, anxiety, depression, irritability, persistent crying, unusual sadness); new or worsening behavior changes (eg, aggression, hostility, restlessness); numbness or tingling; one-sided weakness; pale stools; persistent fatigue or tiredness; prolonged or painful erection; seizure; severe or persistent headache or dizziness; severe or persistent trouble sleeping; stomach pain or tenderness; suicidal thoughts or attempts; trouble urinating; unusual vision or speech changes; unusually cold or blue fingers or toes; yellowing with the skin or eyes.
This is just not a total list of all side effects that may occur. If you might have questions regarding unwanted effects, contact your health care provider.
Do NOT use Strattera if:
Contact your doctor or doctor immediately if these apply to you.
Some health conditions may talk with Strattera. Tell a medical expert or pharmacist for those who have any health conditions, in particular when any from the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may talk with Strattera. Tell your health care provider if you take any other medicines, especially any from the following:
This is probably not an entire report on all interactions which could occur. Ask your doctor if Strattera may communicate with other medicines that you take. Check with your medical provider before you begin, stop, or change the dose of the medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.