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Generic Name: atomoxetine

Brand Names: Strattera

There is an FDA Alert for this drug. Click here to view it.

  • Increased risk of suicidal ideation observed in short-term clinical trials in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). (See Suicidality Risk and also see Pediatric Use, under Cautions.) Balance risk of suicidality against the clinical need for the drug.
  • Closely monitor patients initiating atomoxetine therapy; advise family members and caregivers of the need for close observation and communication with the clinician.
  • Indicated for treatment of ADHD in pediatric patients and adults; not approved for treatment of major depressive disorder.

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