Strattera is an oral prescription drug. It is approved for use in children, adolescents, and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It works in the brain. It helps restore the balance of a certain enzyme in the brain.
The generic name of Strattera is Atomoxetine. This drug is available in oral capsule.
Strattera prevents the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This medication helps you:
This medication works well with different treatment programs such as:
Strattera is selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It affects the chemicals in the brain called neurotransmitter. Strattera controls the symptoms of ADHD. It works by restoring the balance of chemicals in the brain.
For children and adults weighing more than 70 kg:
The recommended dosage is 40 mg a day. You may increase the dose to 80 mg a day after 3 days. The total daily dose should not exceed 100 mg a day.
For children and adults weighing lesser than 70 kg:
The recommended dosage is 0.5 mg/kg a day. You may increase the dose to 1.2 mg/kg a day after 3 days. The maximum daily dose should not exceed 1.4 mg/ kg or 100 mg a day.
Read all the information on the medicine guide.
The generic brand Atomoxetine is cheaper than the brand name Strattera. Atomoxetine 10 mg costs $0.9 per unit price or $27.00 for 30 pills. While the branded Strattera 10 mg costs $13.80 per unit price or $414.43 for 30 pills.