Generic Strattera (Attentrol Capsules) – Product Information
Generic Strattera Capsules (Attentrol Capsules) is used for treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Atomoxetine Hydrochloride is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. Attentrol capsules are manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. in the strengths of 10 mg, 18 mg and 25 mg. Several generics of Atomoxetine HCl are available. They include Attentrol Capsules (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.), Tomoxetin (Torrent Pharmaceuticals), Attentin (Ranbaxy Laboratories) and Axepta (Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.).
Name of the Drug
We supply original Attentrol capsules manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. . Each capsule of Atomoxetine (Attentrol) contains atomoxetine HCl equivalent to 10, 18, or 25 mg of atomoxetine.
Manufacturer of Attentrol Capsules
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Active Ingredient present in Attentrol Capsules
The active ingredient present in Attentrol is Atomoxetine Hydrochloride.
Uses of Generic Strattera Capsules (Attentrol by Sun Pharma)
Generic Strattera is used for the treatment of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor medicine. The medicine may help increase attention and decrease impulsiveness and hyperactivity in patients with ADHD.
Attentrol capsules should be used as a part of a total treatment program for ADHD that may include counseling or other therapies.
This medicine has not been studied in children less than 6 years old.<
Attentrol Capsules (Generic Strattera) – Dosage
The recommended starting dose of Attentrol Capsules for adults as well as children and adolescents over 70 kg is 40 mg once a day.
It will take a minimum period of a week for the full therapeutic effects of Atomoxetine HCl (Generic Strattera capsules) to be felt. Atomoxetine HCl capsules have to be taken for at least six to eight weeks before deciding whether it is effective or not.
How to Use Generic Strattera Capsules (Attentrol by Sun Pharma)
Take Generic Strattera Capsules exactly as prescribed. This medicine comes in different dose strengths. Your doctor may adjust the dose until it is right for you or your child.
Do not chew, crush, or open the capsules. Swallow this medicine capsules whole with water or other liquids. Tell your doctor if you or your child cannot swallow this medicine whole. A different medicine may need to be prescribed.
Avoid touching a broken capsule. Wash hands and surfaces that touched an open capsule. If any of the powder gets in your eyes or your child’s eyes, rinse them with water right away and call your doctor.
This medicine can be taken with or without food. It is usually taken once or twice a day. Take this medicine at the same time each day to help you remember taking it. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember that day. If you miss a day of this medicine, do not double your dose the next day. Just skip the day you missed.
From time to time, your doctor may stop this medicine treatment for a while to check ADHD symptoms.
Your doctor may do regular checks of the blood, heart, and blood pressure while taking this medicine. Children should have their height and weight checked often while taking this medicine. This medicine may be stopped if a problem is found during these check-ups.
If you or your child takes too much this medicine or overdoses, call your doctor or poison control center right away, or get emergency treatment.
Attentrol Capsules (Generic Strattera) – Contraindications
Attentrol Capsules are contraindicated in patients with the following conditions: Hypersensitivity to Atomoxetine HCl or any inactive constituents of Attentrol capsules . Use of Generic Strattera capsules within 2 weeks after discontinuing MAOI or other drugs that affect brain monoamine concentrations. This medicine is also contraindicated in patients with Narrow Angle Glaucoma.
Generic Strattera Capsules (Attentrol) – Storage Requirements
Attentrol capsules are to be stored at room temperature (15°C to 30°C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light.
Atomoxetine Hydrochloride Side effects
The common possible side effects of Atomoxetine Hydrochloride capsules include dry mouth, tiredness, irritability, nausea, decreased appetite, constipation, dizziness, sweating, dysuria, sexual problems, decreased libido, urinary retention or hesitancy, increased obsessive behavior, weight changes, palpitations, increases in heart rate and blood pressure.
Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction including hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Common side effects in children and teenagers include:
• upset stomach
• decreased appetite
• nausea or vomiting
• mood swings
Common side effects in adults include:
• dry mouth
• decreased appetite
• trouble sleeping
• sexual side effects
• menstrual cramps
• problems passing urine
suicidal thoughts and actions, other mental problems, severe liver damage, and heart problems.
Other serious side effects include:
• slowing of growth (height and weight) in children
• problems passing urine including
• trouble starting or keeping a urine stream
• cannot fully empty the bladder
Erections that won’t go away (priapism) have occurred rarely during treatment with this medicine. If you have an erection that lasts more than 4 hours, seek medical help right away. Because of the potential for lasting damage, including the potential inability to have erections, priapism should be evaluated by a doctor immediately.
This medicine may affect your ability or your child’s ability to drive or operate heavy machinery. Be careful until you know how this medicine affects you or your child.
Talk to your doctor if you or your child has side effects that are bothersome or do not go away.
Warnings & Precautions When Using Attentrol Capsules (Generic Strattera)
Generic Strattera capsules should not be taken if you or your child are allergic to any of its ingredients or if you are taking or have taken within the past 14 days an anti-depression medicine called a monoamine oxidase inhibitor or MAOI. Some brands of MAOI medicines include Nardil® (phenelzine sulfate), Parnate® (tranylcypromine sulfate) and Emsam® (selegiline transdermal system).
You should also not take this medicine if you have an eye problem called narrow angle glaucoma.
This medicine may not be right for you or your child. Before starting this medicine tell your doctor or your child’s doctor about all health conditions (or a family history of) including:
• have or had had suicide thoughts or actions
• heart problems, heart defects, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, or low blood pressure
• mental problems, psychosis, mania, bipolar illness, or depression
• liver problems
Tell your doctor if you or your child is pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines that you or your child takes including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. This medicine and some medicines may interact with each other and cause serious side effects.
Your doctor will decide whether this medicine can be taken with other medicines. Especially tell your doctor if you or your child takes:
• asthma medicines
• anti-depression medicines including MAOIs
• blood pressure medicines
• cold or allergy medicines that contain decongestants
Know the medicines that you or your child takes. Keep a list of your medicines with you to show your doctor. Do not start any new medicine while taking this medicine without talking to your doctor first.
Overdosage and Overdose Symptoms of Atomoxetine HCl (Generic Strattera Capsules)
The most common symptom of acute overdose of Atomoxetine HCl is Somnolence. Other symptoms of Generic Strattera overdose could include agitation, hyperactivity, abnormal behavior and gastrointestinal symptoms.
Mydriasis causing blurred vision, tachycardia and dry mouth occasionally occurs as a result of overdose of Attentrol capsules. Treatment of Atomoxetine HCl overdose may include gastric emptying and repeated doses of activated charcoal.
Atomoxetine HCl During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Atomoxetine HCl is classified by the US FDA as Pregnancy Category C. No sufficient and well-controlled studies have been conducted in pregnant women. Generic Strattera capsules should not be used during pregnancy unless the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.
Aminal studies have shown that Atomoxetine HCl and/or its metabolites were excreted in the milk of rats. Pregnant or nursing women should not use unless potential benefit justifies potential risk to fetus or infant. It is not known if atomoxetine is excreted in human milk. Caution should be exercised if Attentrol is administered to a nursing woman.
Buy Attentrol 10 mg, 18 mg and 25 mg Capsules (Generic Strattera Pills) Online at Only $0.42 per Pill
You can buy Generic Strattera capsules online from Clear Sky Pharmacy at a cheap price. Attentrol 10 mg, 18 mg and 25 mg Capsules, manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., India are supplied in a blister strip of 10 capsules. The 10 mg tablets cost only $0.42 per unit when you place an order for 240 capsules.
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