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Atomoxetine - Dosage and How to Use

How should Atomoxetine be used?

  • Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • You may take this medication with or without food.
  • Do not crush, chew or open up the capsules as the contents may irritate the eye. If the contents of the capsule come into contact with the eye, flush it immediately with water and seek medical advice. Wash your hands and any potentially contaminated surface as soon as possible.
  • Your doctor would start the medication at a low dose, and then slowly adjust the dose according to your response. It will take a few weeks for the medication to work properly, so you may not see a difference in your symptoms in the beginning. It is important that you continue to give the medication as you have been told by your doctor. The improvement in symptoms may also vary from person to person.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember (but do not take more than your total daily dose prescribed in any 24 hours). Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Atomoxetine - Additional Information

  • Updated on 7/31/2022 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
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