Strattera 80 Mg Capsules
Although the prescription medicine Strattera® (atomoxetine hydrochloride) can be used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a wide range of people, not everyone takes the same amount. Various factors affect how much Strattera a person is prescribed, as well as how often the drug is taken.
The capsules are available in seven strengths, including:
- Strattera 10 mg
- Strattera 18 mg
- Strattera 25 mg
- Strattera 40 mg
- Strattera 60 mg
- Strattera 80 mg
- Strattera 100 mg.
For adults (and children or teens weighing more than 154 pounds), Strattera should be started at 40 mg once daily (or 20 mg twice daily). After at least three days, your healthcare provider can increase your dose to 80 mg of Strattera once daily (or 40 mg twice daily). If necessary, your healthcare provider may increase your dose to 100 mg (total per day) after two to four weeks. The maximum dose for Strattera is 100 mg per day.
(To learn more about the dosing guidelines for this medication, click Strattera Dosage. This article takes a detailed look at the various strengths of this drug and when they are used, including helpful tips on taking Strattera correctly.)