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Atomoxetine Information

Atomoxetine Benefits & Uses

Atomoxetine is used to treat the following -

  1. ADHD Primary

Atomoxetine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Atomoxetine


Atomoxetine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Atomoxetine is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Sleepiness
  4. Loss of appetite
  5. Abdominal Pain Mild
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Fatigue Mild
  8. Insomnia Mild
  9. Irritability
  10. Dyspepsia
  11. Agitation
  12. Tremor
  13. Ejaculation disorder
  14. Urine Retention
  15. Weight Loss
  16. Dry Mouth Mild
  17. Drowsiness
  18. Constipation Moderate
  19. Blurred vision
  20. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)

Atomoxetine Related Warnings

Is the use of Atomoxetine safe for pregnant women?


Is the use of Atomoxetine safe during breastfeeding?


What is the effect of Atomoxetine on the Kidneys?


What is the effect of Atomoxetine on the Liver?


What is the effect of Atomoxetine on the Heart?


Severe Interaction of Atomoxetine with Other Drugs

Atomoxetine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Atomoxetine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Atomoxetine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Suicidal Tendency
  2. Heart Failure
  3. Bipolar Disorder
  4. Jaundice
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Heart Disease
  7. High BP (High Blood Pressure)

Frequently asked Questions about Atomoxetine

Is this Atomoxetine habit forming or addictive?

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


Is it safe?

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?


Atomoxetine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Atomoxetine


Interaction between Alcohol and Atomoxetine

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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