Generic Strattera is used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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Also known as: Atomoxetine.
Generic Strattera is used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Generic Strattera is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. Exactly how Generic Strattera works to treat ADHD is not known. Generic Strattera increases certain chemicals (e.g., norepinephrine) in the brain. This may affect attention span and behavior.
Strattera is also known as Atomoxetine, Attentrol, Tomoxetin, Attentin, Axepta.
Generic name of Generic Strattera is Atomoxetine.
Brand name of Generic Strattera is Strattera.
Take Generic Strattera by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation.
Swallow Generic Strattera whole. Do not open or take the capsules apart.
Taking Generic Strattera at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Strattera suddenly.
If you overdose Generic Strattera and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medication after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
The most common side effects associated with Strattera are:
Side effect occurrence does not only depend on medication you are taking, but also on your overall health and other factors.
Do not take Generic Strattera if you are allergic to Generic Strattera components.
Do not take Generic Strattera if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother.
Do not Generic Strattera if you are taking or have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (e.g., phenelzine) within the last 14 days.
Do not Generic Strattera if you have certain heart problems (e.g., heart defect, heart failure), certain types of irregular heartbeat, severe blood vessel problems, or narrow-angle glaucoma.
Children and teenagers who take Generic Strattera may be at increased risk for suicidal thoughts or actions. Adults may also be affected. The risk may be greater in patients who have had suicidal thoughts or actions in the past. The risk may also be greater in patients who have had bipolar (manic-depressive) illness, or if their family members have had it. Watch patients who take Generic Strattera closely!
Do not try to open the capsules or take them apart. Wash your hands immediately after using Generic Strattera. Do not get Generic Strattera in your eye. It may irritate your eye if you do. If you get Generic Strattera in your eyes or nose, rinse at once with cool water.
Lab tests, including heart rate, blood pressure, and liver function, may be performed while you use Generic Strattera.
Use Generic Strattera with caution in the elderly. They may be more sensitive to its effects, especially dizziness.
Corticosteroids may affect growth rate in children and teenagers in some cases. They may need regular growth checks while they take Generic Strattera.
Generic Strattera should be used with extreme caution in children younger than 6 years old. Safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
Sit up or stand slowly, especially in the morning.
Avoid driving machine.
Do not stop taking Generic Strattera suddenly.
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To study the characteristics of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Australia, and the assessment and management practices of their pediatricians.
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It has been demonstrated that treatment of hyperactive mice with psychostimulants produced a calming effect depending on serotonergic neurotransmission. Our previous study also showed that hyperactivity in mice lacking pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP) was ameliorated by amphetamine in a serotonin (5-HT)(1A)-dependent manner and that amphetamine calmed wild-type mice given the 5-HT(1A) agonist 8-OH-DPAT. Here, we examined if 5-HT(1A)-mediated pathways can be a determinant of the action of other psychostimulants as well as the non-stimulant atomoxetine by examining locomotor activity in mice co-administered with the 5-HT(1A) agonist osemozotan. Co-administration of osemozotan with either methamphetamine or amphetamine was not only antihyperkinetic, but also decreased locomotion to below basal levels. In contrast, osemozotan just nullified methylphenidate-induced hyperactivity. The non-stimulant atomoxetine did not induce hyperactivity, but co-administration of atomoxetine with osemozotan produced a calming effect. The adjunctive effect of osemozotan added to the psychostimulants was blocked by the 5-HT(1A) antagonist WAY-100635 at a low dose (0.1 mg/kg), suggesting the involvement of a presynaptic 5-HT(1A)-mediated mechanism. However, WAY-100635 (up to 1 mg/kg) did not block the effect of atomoxetine plus osemozotan. The present results may provide insights into the therapeutic mechanisms of the psychostimulants and atomoxetine for hyperkinetic disorders.
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Atomoxetine increased the tendency to choose the large/risky lever. It significantly reduced the lose-shift effect (i.e. pressing a different lever after losing a trial), but did not affect the win-stay effect (i.e. pressing the same lever after winning a trial). Furthermore, co-administration of beta-adrenoreceptor antagonist, propranolol, eliminated the effects of atomoxetine on risk taking and the lose-shift effect; but co-administration of alpha1-adrenoreceptor antagonist, prazosin, did not.
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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common disorder of childhood that often persists into adulthood. Although stimulant medications are recommended as the first-line treatment for ADHD because of their documented short-term effects in children and adults, less is known about their effects on long-term outcome in adults. Here we review the long-term efficacy and safety of the stimulant drugs methylphenidate and amphetamine, as well as the related compound atomoxetine. We performed a systematic review to identify direct and indirect effects of stimulant therapy on long-term outcome in adults. Five randomized controlled trials (RCTs), and 10 open-label extension studies of initial short-term RCTs, with total follow-up of at least 24weeks, were identified. All these RCTs found that medication was significantly more efficacious than placebo in treating ADHD in adults, and the extension studies showed that this favorable effect of medication was maintained during the open-label follow-up period. However, since the maximum duration of these pharmacological trials was 4years, we also reviewed 18 defined naturalistic longitudinal and cross-sectional studies, to provide more information about longer term functional outcomes, side effects and complications. These observational studies also showed positive correlations between early recognition of the disorder, stimulant treatment during childhood and favorable long-term outcome in adult ADHD patients. In conclusion, stimulant therapy of ADHD has long-term beneficial effects and is well tolerated. However, more longitudinal studies of long duration should be performed. In addition, the ethical issues involved in performing double blind RCTs of many years duration should be further explored.
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These results suggest that ATX is used by adults for non-medical purposes including recreational use, but to a lesser extent than MPH.
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Adolescent rats show immaturities in executive function and are less able than adult rats to learn reinforcement reversals and shift attentional set. These two forms of executive function rely on the functional integrity of the orbitofrontal and prelimbic cortices respectively. Drugs used to treat attention deficit disorder, such as atomoxetine, that increase cortical catecholamine levels improve executive functions in humans, non-human primates and adult rats with prefrontal lesions. Cortical noradrenergic systems are some of the last to mature in primates and rats. Moreover, norepinephrine transporters (NET) are higher in juvenile rats than adults. The underdeveloped cortical noradrenergic system and higher number of NET are hypothesized to underlie the immaturities in executive function found in adolescents. We assessed executive function in male Long-Evans rats using an intra-dimensional/extradimensional set shifting task. We administered the NET blocker, atomoxetine (0.0, 0.1, 0.9 mg/kg/ml; i.p.), prior to the test of attentional set shift and a reinforcement reversal. The lowest dose of drug facilitated attentional set shifting but had no effect on reversal learning. These data demonstrate that NET blockade allows adolescent rats to more easily perform attentional set shifting.
In this data set, no completed suicides were reported in the pediatric or adult populations. One pediatric (attempted suicide) (and no adult patient events) was categorized as suicidal behavior in the atomoxetine group. The frequency of combined suicidal behavior or ideation with atomoxetine treatment was 0.37% in pediatric patients (vs. 0.07% with placebo) and 0.11% in adults (vs. 0.12% with placebo) and the risk compared with placebo was not statistically significant (MHRR=1.57; p=0.42 and MHRR=0.96; p=0.96, respectively). In pediatric patients, suicidal ideation only was reported more frequently compared with placebo (MHRR=1.63; p=0.41).
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Our results suggest that Atx is an effective treatment in adult ADHD. It reduces ADHD core and associated emotional symptoms and increases self-esteem and quality of life. AEs were consistent with those reported in other studies in adult ADHD.
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Norepinephrine reuptake inhibition with atomoxetine acutely increased standing HR and symptom burden in patients with POTS.
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Social play behavior is a characteristic form of social behavior displayed by juvenile and adolescent mammals. This social play behavior is highly rewarding and of major importance for social and cognitive development. Social play is known to be modulated by neurotransmitter systems involved in reward and motivation. Interestingly, psychostimulant drugs, such as amphetamine and cocaine, profoundly suppress social play, but the neural mechanisms underlying these effects remain to be elucidated.
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the tolerability of adding OROS methylphenidate (MPH) to children who are partial responders to atomoxetine (ATMX) in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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The comorbidity of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and schizophrenia poses a considerable diagnostic challenge due to significant symptom overlap, and represents a highly debilitating condition for the patient. This case report aims to present the history of a 19-year-old patient suffering from these two diagnostic entities, and thereby seeks to elucidate diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for this condition.
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To investigate the effect of the variant CYP2D6*10 allele on the pharmacokinetics of atomoxetine and its metabolites, 4-hydroxyatomoxetine (4-HAT) and N-desmethylatomoxetine (NAT), in healthy subjects, a single oral dose of atomoxetine was administered to 62 subjects with a CYP2D6*wt/*wt (*wt = *1 or *2, n = 22), CYP2D6*wt/*10 (n = 22) or CYP2D6*10/*10 (n = 18) genotype. Plasma samples were then collected for 24 h after atomoxetine administration. The concentrations of atomoxetine and its metabolites were assayed using LC-MS/MS. For atomoxetine, the Cmax, AUC0-∞, t1/2 and CL/F showed genotype-dependent differences. The CYP2D6*10/*10 and CYP2D6*wt/*10 groups showed 1.74- and 1.15-fold higher Cmax, 3.40- and 1.33-fold higher AUC0-∞, and 69.7 and 24.6 % lower CL/F, compared to those of the CYP2D6*wt/*wt group, respectively. The Cmax and t1/2 for 4-HAT were lower and longer in the CYP2D6*10/*10 group than those in the CYP2D6*wt/*wt group, but the AUC0-∞ was not different between these groups. The Cmax, AUC0-∞ and t1/2 for NAT were profoundly greater in the CYP2D6*10/*10 group than they were in the CYP2D6*wt/*wt group. The concentration of active moieties of atomoxetine (atomoxetine + 4-HAT) in the CYP2D6*10/*10 group was 3.32-fold higher than that in the CYP2D6*wt/*wt group. The mean exposure to active moieties of atomoxetine was markedly higher in subjects with the CYP2D6*10/*10 genotype compared to that in those with the CYP2D6*wt/*wt genotype. The higher systemic exposure of the active atomoxetine moieties in CYP2D6*10/*10 individuals may increase the risk of concentration-related adverse events of atomoxetine, although this has not yet been clinically confirmed.
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Cocaine dependence is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and high vulnerability to relapse. Overall, cocaine remains one of the most used illicit drugs in the world. Given the difficulty of achieving sustained recovery, pharmacotherapy of cocaine addiction remains one of the most important clinical challenges. Recent advances in neurobiology, brain imaging and clinical trials suggest that certain medications show promise in the treatment of cocaine addiction. The pharmacotherapeutic approaches for cocaine dependence include medications able to target specific subtypes of dopamine receptors, affect different neurotransmitter systems (i.e. noradrenergic, serotonergic, cholinergic, glutamatergic, GABAergic and opioidergic pathways), and modulate neurological processes. The systematic reviews concerning the pharmacological treatment of cocaine dependence appear to indicate controversial findings and inconclusive results. The aim of future studies should be to identify the effective medications matching the specific needs of patients with specific characteristics, abandoning the strategies extended to the entire population of cocaine dependent patients. In the present review we summarize the current pharmacotherapeutic approaches to the treatment of cocaine dependence with a focus on the new patents.
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Atomoxetine speeded SSRT and increased accuracy for go-trials. Citalopram slowed go reaction time and decreased go accuracy at the highest dose (1 mg/kg). GBR-12909 speeded go reaction time and impaired both go and stop accuracy. Guanfacine negatively modulated all principal stop and go measures at the highest dose used (0.3 mg/kg).
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0.4%; aHR: 7.85, 95% CI: 7.09-8.70), and had a younger mean age at the time of first diagnosis (ADHD: 12.0 years vs.
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Impulsivity is a heterogeneous construct according to clinical and preclinical behavioural measures and there is some preliminary evidence indicating distinct neurobiological substrates underlying the sub-components of impulsivity. Two preclinical assays, the five-choice serial reaction time task (5-CSRTT) and the delayed discounting task (DDT), are hypothesized to provide measures of impulsive action (premature responding) and impulsive choice (percent choice for delayed reward), respectively. In the present studies, we show that the norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor atomoxetine attenuated premature responding in the 5-CSRTT, but was ineffective in the DDT. The mixed dopamine/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor methylphenidate exhibited an opposite profile of effects. In addition, blockade of 5-HT2A/C receptors via ketanserin decreased premature responding but had no effects on percent choice for delayed reward; blockade of 5-HT2C receptors via SB 242084 had opposite effects. Follow-up studies provided some limited evidence of additive effects of 5-HT2A/C receptor blockade on the effects of atomoxetine on impulsive action. These studies demonstrate dissociable profiles of stimulant vs. non-stimulant attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medications and 5-HT subtype-selective ligands, in the 5-CSRTT and DDT assays. Thus, the present findings support the sub-categorization of impulsivity and suggest that 5-HT receptor subtype-selective antagonists may provide therapeutic targets for disorders characterized by different forms of impulsivity.
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Patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at increased risk for Tourette's Disorder and other tic disorders. Stimulant medications and bupropion have been associated with the onset or exacerbation of a tic disorder. The selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, atomoxetine, has been proposed to be an alternative medication for patients with ADHD and a comorbid tic disorder. This paper reviews a case study in which the onset of a motor tic was associated with a trial of the medication atomoxetine. Further research is needed to determine if atomoxetine is an appropriate alternative medication in patients with ADHD and a comorbid tic disorder.
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To estimate the cost-effectiveness of atomoxetine for children with attention-deficity/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United Kingdom compared with current alternatives.
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[(11)C](S,S)-MRB uptake was highest in the thalamus (THL) and the midbrain (MBR) [containing the locus coeruleus (LC)] and lowest for the caudate nucleus (CDT). The CDT, a region with low NET, showed the smallest change on ATX treatment and was used as a reference region for the DV ratio (DVR). The baseline average DVR was 1.48 for both the THL and MBR with lower values for other regions [cerebellum (CB), 1.09; cingulate gyrus (CNG) 1.07]. However, more accurate information about relative densities came from the blocking studies. MBR exhibited greater blocking than THL, indicating a transporter density approximately 40% greater than THL. No relationship was found between DVR change and plasma ATX level. Although the higher dose tended to induce a greater decrease than the lower dose for MBR (average decrease for 25 mg=24+/-7%; 100 mg=31+/-11%), these differences were not significant. The different blocking between MBR (average decrease=28+/-10%) and THL (average decrease=17+/-10%) given the same baseline DVR indicates that the CDT is not a good measure for non-NET binding in both regions. Threshold analysis of the difference between the average baseline DV image and the average blocked image showed the expected NET distribution with the MBR (LC) and hypothalamus>THL>CNG and CB, as well as a significant change in the supplementary motor area. DVR reproducibility for the different brain regions was approximately 10%, but intersubject variability was large.
Nine randomized trials comparing methylphenidate and atomoxetine, with a total of 2762 participants were included. Meta-analysis did not find a significant difference in efficacy between methylphenidate and atomoxetine (SMD=0.09, 95% CI -0.08-0.26) (Z=1.06, p=0.29). Synthesis of data from eight trials found no significant difference in response rates (RR=0.93 95% CI 0.76-1.14, p=0.49). Sub group analysis showed a significant standardized mean difference favouring OROS methylphenidate (SMD=0.32, 95% CI 0.12-0.53 (Z=3.05, p<0.002). Immediate release methylphenidate was not superior to atomoxetine (SMD=-0.04, 95% CI -0.19-0.12) (Z=0.46, p=0.64). Excluding open label trials did not significantly alter the effect size (SMD=0.08, 95% CI -0.04-0.21) (Z=1.27, p=0.20). All-cause discontinuation was used as a measure of acceptability. There was no significant difference in all cause discontinuation between atomoxetine and methylphenidate (RR 1.22, 95% CI 0.87-1.71). There was significant heterogeneity among the studies (p=0.002, I2=67%). Subgroup analysis demonstrated the heterogeneity to be due to the open label trials (p=0.001, I2=81%).
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Tobacco dependence remains a global epidemic and the largest preventable cause of morbidity and mortality around the world. Smoking cessation has benefits at all ages but remains challenging for several reasons, among which are the complexities of nicotine addiction and limitations of available pharmacotherapies.
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Amphetamines have been reported to cause myocardial infarct, cerebral hemorrhage, aortic dissection, hypertension, vasculitis, aneurysms, and, occasionally, death from direct toxicity. To date, there have been no reports of coronary intimal hyperplasia in an amphetamine user.
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At week 16, atomoxetine treatment resulted in significant (p<0.05) improvement from baseline in subjects with ADHD+D versus placebo on ADHDRS-IV-Parent:Inv Total (primary outcome) and subscales, ADHDRS-IV-Teacher-Version Inattentive subscale, K-SCT Interview Parent and Teacher subscales, and WMTB-C Central Executive component scores; in subjects with Dyslexia-only, atomoxetine versus placebo significantly improved K-SCT Youth subscale scores from baseline. At Week 32, atomoxetine-treated ADHD+D subjects significantly improved from baseline on all measures except MSCS Family subscale and WMTB-C Central Executive and Visuo-spatial Sketchpad component scores. The atomoxetine-treated dyslexia-only subjects significantly improved from baseline to week 32 on ADHDRS-IV-Parent:Inv Inattentive subscale, K-SCT Parent and Teacher subscales, and WMTB-C Phonological Loop and Central Executive component scores. The atomoxetine-treated ADHD-only subjects significantly improved from baseline to Week 32 on ADHDRS-Parent:Inv Total and subscales, ADHDRS-IV-Teacher-Version Hyperactive/Impulsive subscale, LPS Self-Control and Total, all K-SCT subscales, and MSCS Academic and Competence subscale scores.
Recommended medication prescribing hierarchies for adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) vary between different guideline committees. Few trials directly compare competing ADHD medications in adults and provide little insight for clinicians making treatment choices.
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Response rates were good, with 44/57 (77%) members returning the questionnaire. Risperidone (n=13), methylphenidate (n=21) and sertraline (n=17) were the most commonly prescribed medications for the treatment of tics, attention-deficit hyperactivity symptoms and obsessive-compulsive symptoms, respectively. However, there was a large variability in both the medication choices and the dosages used for each of these symptom domains.
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This study examined the effects of the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder treatments, methylphenidate (MPH) and atomoxetine (ATM), on prefrontal cortex (PFC) function in monkeys and explored the receptor mechanisms underlying enhancement of PFC function at the behavioral and cellular levels.
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Patients with ADHD were 7.9 (95% CI 7.6-8.2) times more likely to have psychosis, 5.5 (3.9-7.8) times more likely to have alcohol- or drug-induced psychosis, and 6.0 (5.9-6.2) times more likely to have neurotic or personality disorder. Therapy with amphetamine was positively associated with neurotic or personality disorder (rate ratio=1.08, 1.02-1.15); methylphenidate was negatively associated with neurotic or personality disorder (0.90, 0.84-0.97); and atomoxetine was positively associated with psychosis (1.33, 1.21-1.46), alcohol- or drug-induced psychosis (2.38, 1.04-5.43), and neurotic or personality disorder (2.38, 1.04-5.43). ADHD was associated with an increased risk of injury, with ADHD and comorbid mental illness having a stronger increased risk of injury. Psychostimulants ameliorated the increased risk of injury for patients with ADHD.
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Our objective was to validate its effects in a rodent set shifting task.
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CAARS-Inv:SV Total ADHD Symptom scores decreased 30.2% (p < .001) during treatment. Similar, significant decreases were noted for the secondary efficacy measures, including the Sheehan Disability Scale Total score, which improved 25.3% (p < .001). Adverse events consisted primarily of pharmacologically (noradrenergic) expected effects.
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