Atomoxetine acts as norepinephrine Uptake Inhibitor. It belongs to a class of drugs a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. It primarily used for therapy of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder i.e. ADHD. It has been linked with a low rate of serum aminotransferase elevations and to rare cases of acute, clinically proven liver injury. It also plays a role of an adrenergic uptake inhibitor, an antidepressant, a xenobiotic, and an environmental contaminant.
Class of Drugs – A selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor
Molecular Formula – C17H21NO
Molecular Weight – 255.35 g/mol
Working: Atomoxetine restores the balance of certain natural substances like neurotransmitters in the brain.
Uses: The give ingredient is used in medicine as active as ingredient to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as part of a total treatment plan. It includes psychological, social, and other treatments. It also increases the ability to pay attention, concentrate, stay focused, and stop fidgeting.
Popular Brands and Dosages: Atomoxetine is an active ingredient used in medicine that treats attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The popular brand of this component as mentioned below:
- Strattera: 10 mg, 18 mg, 25 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, and 100 mg
Dosages of the ingredient composed medicines should be administered exactly as prescribed by the doctor.