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Who Should Not Take Strattera?

You should not take Strattera if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Strattera, atomoxetine hydrochloride, or any inactive component used to make Strattera. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have narrow-angle glaucoma (a condition of the eye).
     
  • Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the past two weeks. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors can include:

 

 

  • Have serious heart or blood vessel problems that would make increases in heart rate or blood pressure dangerous.
  • Have a pheochromocytoma or a history of a pheochromocytoma. 

 

Strattera Warnings and Precautions: Summary

There are a number of situations in which Strattera should not be taken, as well as a number of warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting treatment with the medication. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions for Strattera were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Strattera warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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