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Atomoxetine

"A-tom-OX-et-een"
Medication type:

Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitor

Other names:
  • Strattera® "Strat-AIR-a"
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What can it be used for?

  • Under 18
    If you are aged 6 or over, the doctor can prescribe atomoxetine for you as a licensed medicine to help control the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Ways to take and what's in it?

  • Capsules

    10mg, 18mg, 25mg, 40mg, 60mg, 80mg, and 100mg strengths

Atomoxetine is not a central nervous stimulant, which makes it different from other treatments for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD.

Atomoxetine is used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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