What is Strattera?
Strattera (atomoxetine) affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control.
What is Strattera used for?
Strattera is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
What should be taken care of before taking Strattera?
Do not use Strattera if 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.
How should Strattera be taken?
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 the doctor's instructions.
What should be avoided while taking Strattera?
Avoid using or handling an open or broken capsule. If the medicine from inside the capsule gets into the eyes, rinse them thoroughly with water and call the doctor. Strattera may impair thinking or reactions. Be careful while driving or doing anything that requires to be alert.