Strattera is used to treat patients who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This medication works on the chemicals in the brain
Dosage Information for Strattera
- Inform your physician of any medications you take prior to starting a treatment of Strattera. There are certain medications that should not be used in conjunction with each other. When combined they may be dangerous or counteract each other.
- Take as directed by your physician.
- Strattera should be taken with an 8 ounce glass of water.
- Your blood pressure may be monitored when you are being treated with Strattera.
- To get the most out of this medication it should be used regularly.
- Store Strattera at room temperature and away from heat.
Special Information About Strattera
- If you plan on becoming pregnant, you should talk with your doctor to see if it is safe to take Strattera.
- If you are breastfeeding, you should consult with your physician prior to taking Strattera.
- You should notify your doctor if changes in your mood and suicidal thoughts arise.
- This medication may cause you to become drowsy or dizzy. Use caution when performing hazardous activities and when driving.
- You should contact your doctor if you have dark urine, abdominal tenderness or if you develop symptoms of the flu.
- This medicine should not be combined with MAO inhibitors.
- You should tell your physician if you have any of the following conditions prior to taking this medicine: urinary retention, glaucoma, heart problems, history of stroke, liver problems or low blood pressure.
- Contact your physician if you experience any side effects.
As with any medication, keep this drug out of the reach of children.
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