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Preventing Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Strattera is an oral prescription drug. It is approved for use in children, adolescents, and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  It works in the brain. It helps restore the balance of a certain enzyme in the brain.

The generic name of Strattera is Atomoxetine. This drug is available in oral capsule.

Atomoxetine hcl 18mg (Axepta-18)

What condition does Strattera treats?

Strattera prevents the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This medication helps you:

  1. Focus better
  2. Pay attention
  3. Lessen hyperactivity
  4. Lessen recklessness

This medication works well with different treatment programs such as:

  • Social treatment
  • Educational treatment
  • Psychological treatment

How does Strattera works?

Strattera is selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It affects the chemicals in the brain called neurotransmitter. Strattera controls the symptoms of ADHD. It works by restoring the balance of chemicals in the brain.

What is the dosage in taking Strattera?

For children and adults weighing more than 70 kg:

The recommended dosage is 40 mg a day. You may increase the dose to 80 mg a day after 3 days.  The total daily dose should not exceed 100 mg a day.

For children and adults weighing lesser than 70 kg:

The recommended dosage is 0.5 mg/kg a day. You may increase the dose to 1.2 mg/kg a day after 3 days.  The maximum daily dose should not exceed 1.4 mg/ kg or 100 mg a day.

How to take Strattera?

Read all the information on the medicine guide.

  • Take the medicine by mouth with or without food.
  • Take the medicine in the morning.
  • Do not chew or crush the medicine. Swallow it whole.
  • Do not take more than the recommended amount.
  • Do not miss a dose to gain the most benefit.
  • Even if you feel well, keep taking the medicine.

What are the precautions in taking Strattera?

  • Do not take this drug if you have allergy to Strattera.
  • Consult your doctor if this medicine is safe even if you have:
  1. Heart disease
  2. Glaucoma
  3. High blood pressure
  4. Liver and kidney disease
  • Tell your doctor if you’re using any other medications.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor. Strattera won’t cure ADHD. It will only help control the symptoms. Your symptoms will come back if you will stop using this medication.
  • Use this medication in children with care.
  • Strattera may affect the height and weight of children. Talk with your doctor.

Costs of Strattera vs Generic Atomoxetine

The generic brand Atomoxetine is cheaper than the brand name Strattera. Atomoxetine 10 mg costs $0.9 per unit price or $27.00 for 30 pills. While the branded Strattera 10 mg costs $13.80 per unit price or $414.43 for 30 pills. To order generic Atomoxetine at Rx 2 Go Pharmacy, Click Here!