Disease Information for Atomoxetine ( Strattera) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Brief Blood pressure increase/sign:
High blood pressure/sign
Daytime Sleepiness
Headache
Headache, frontal
Insomnia
Sleep attacks/extreme daytime drowsiness
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Constipation
Drug induced Suicidal impulse/suicide/ideation
Hypertension
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-attention deficit medication (example)
DRUG/Approved for pediatric usage
DRUG/Blocks Norepinephrine reuptake/CNS
DRUG/Non-Amphetamine CNS/stimulant
DRUG/Not controlled medication/USA
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Atomoxetine ( Strattera) administration, Brand name/Strattera (Atomoxetine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/2002 new drug (RX)
DRUG/2003 New Drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 10 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 18 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 40 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 60 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose must be titrated to effect
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor; new class of drug for CNS stimulation in adults and children for ATHD and attention deficit; oral preparation; The side effects are the same as the psychostimulant medications such as Ritalin, Concerta, Adderall etc; Primarily they are to be appetite suppression, insomnia, increase in heart rate and blood pressure, abdominal pain, constipation, vomiting, ear infection, influenza, weight decreased, irritability, mood swings, dry mouth, nausea; Sexual side effects include impotence, erectile dysfunction, and difficult achieving an orgasm

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