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Atomoxetine Oral Uses
Atomoxetine is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural chemicals in the brain (neurotransmitters). It may help to increase the ability to pay attention, concentrate, stay focused, and stop fidgeting.
How To Use Atomoxetine Oral
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using atomoxetine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions regarding the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
This medication may be taken with or without food. Take this medication as prescribed, usually either as a single daily dose in the morning or divided into two doses in the morning and late afternoon/early evening; or as directed by your doctor.
Swallow the capsules whole. Do not crush, chew, or open the capsules. The powder in the capsules can irritate the eyes. Wash your hands and any surface that comes in contact with the powder. If the powder gets in your eyes, flush with plenty of water and contact your doctor right away.
Your dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Do not increase your dose or take it more frequently than prescribed.
Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to use it at the same time(s) each day.
Inform your doctor if your symptoms persist or worsen.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.
Information last revised October 2011 Copyright(c) 2011 First DataBank, Inc.