Pharmacokinetic studies have shown that atomoxetine capsules and oral solution are bioequivalent.
While there was an initial loss in expected height and weight among atomoxetine recipients, this eventually returned to normal in the longer term.
Atomoxetine alone or combined with fluoxetine for treating ADHD with comorbid depressive or anxiety symptoms.
Renal impairment Dosage adjustment not necessary Mild hepatic impairment Child-Pugh class A Dosage adjustment not necessary Moderate hepatic impairment Child-Pugh class B Decrease initial and target dosage by 50 Severe hepatic impairment Child-Pugh class C Decrease initial and target dosage by 75. This leaflet is about the use of atomoxetine for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD.
ADHD must be diagnosed by a paediatrician or psychiatrist according to the DSM-IV criteria, and psychostimulants dexamphetamine and methylphenidate must pose an unacceptable medical risk for one of the following reasons. Overdose symptoms can include sleepiness, behavior changes, nausea and vomiting, blurred vision, rapid heartbeat, hallucinations, seizures, pupil enlargement, and increased heart rate.
Height, weight, pulse, and blood pressure of children and young people receiving atomoxetine should be monitored on a regular basis.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
To reduce the risk of dizziness, those with low blood pressure or those just starting to take this medication should stand or sit up slowly when getting up from a lying down or sitting position.
In patients with hypotension or severe coronary artery disease, Trental 400 should be used with caution, as a transient hypotensive effect is possible and, in isolated cases, might result in a reduction in coronary artery perfusion.
Mitotane can cause sedation, lethargy, vertigo, and other CNS side effects.
Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk. If they do not get better after a few days on the tablets, go back to the doctor. Do not use an open or broken capsule. This is not a complete list of possible side effects.
Thus, the response curve clearly demonstrates that atomoxetine not only reduced symptoms, but prevented their worsening as well. STRATTERA has been studied in trials in over 5000 children and adolescents with ADHD.