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Strattera® (atomoxetine hydrochloride) is a prescription drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, teens, and adults. It was the first nonstimulant drug approved to treat this condition. Available in the form of a capsule, Strattera is typically taken once or twice a day. Most people tolerate it well; however, side effects are possible and may include insomnia, dry mouth, and loss of appetite.
To ensure your safety with Strattera, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other drugs you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, as well as any allergies you may have, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(Click Strattera for more information on this drug, including how it works, available strengths, and what to do if you miss a dose.)
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