Axepta (Atomoxetine HCL)
What is Axepta (Atomoxetine HCL) used for?
Axepta (Atomoxetine) is an oral selecctive norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor prescribed to treat patients with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). It operates by balancing levels of neurotransmitters in certain areas of the brain to increase concentration, focus, and to prevent fidgeting. This medication may be prescribed along with other medications, therapy, or for the treatment of other unlsited conditions.
How should I use Axepta (Atomoxetine HCL)?
Axepta (Atomoxetine) should always be used according to your doctor`s instructions to get most effective results from treatment. The typical dosage is one or two daily administrations of one tablet, but your individual instructions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed with a full cup of water and may be taken on an empty stomach. A snack or meal is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not split or chew the tablets prior to use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Axepta (Atomoxetine HCL)?
The use of Axepta (Atomoxetine) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention include confusion, faintness, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, hypertension, liver problems, hallucinations, or a painful erection lasting longer than four hours. Contact your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary changes are made to your application frequency or dosage to stop further health problems from occurring.
Axepta (Atomexetine) should not be used to treat patients who are under the age of six or who have closed angle glaucoma, a risk of stroke, cardiac conditions, or if you have taken an MAOI medication within the last two weeks. Also disclose if you have hypertension, hypotension, cerebrovascular disease, epilepsy, irregular heartbeats, a history of depression, kidney failure, or reduced liver function. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring special adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Axepta (Atomexetine) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Axepta (Atomexetine) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.