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Atokem 25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Atokem 25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Atokem 25 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Atokem Tablet

Uses of Atokem Tablet

Atokem 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Atokem Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Atokem are Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Decreased appetite, Abdominal pain, Increased heart rate, High blood pressure.

How to use Atokem Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Atokem 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Atokem Tablet works

Atokem 25 mg Tablet modulates the activity of certain chemical messengers in the brain, which increases attention and decreases restlessness. It is a non-stimulant medicine.
In Depth Information on Atokem Tablet

Expert advice for Atokem Tablet

  • Consult your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions: heart problems, liver problems, stroke, psychotic problems (hallucinations, mania [unusual behavior due to feeling elated or over-excited], agitation), aggressive feelings, unfriendly or angry feelings, fits, mood swings, suicidal thoughts, experience repeated twitching of body parts.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Seek medical advice if you have dark urine, yellow skin or yellow eyes, stomach pain and soreness on right side below the ribs, unexplained nausea, tiredness, itching, feeling of coming down with flu.
  • Do not operate or drive machinery as atomoxetine can make you tired, sleepy or dizzy.
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Atokem Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Atokem Tablet
Atokem 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Atokem 25 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Atokem 25 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Atokem 25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Atokem 25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Atokem 25 mg Tablet is recommended.
Atokem 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atokem 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Atokem Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Atomoxetine
Q. Is Atokem a controlled drug?
Atokem is not a controlled drug
Q. Is Atokem an antidepressant?
Atokem is sometimes used to treat depression however it is not an approved antidepressant
Q. Why does Atokem lack abuse potential?
Atokem has very less affinity to dopamine, GABAA, and opioid µ receptor therefore lacks abuse potential
Q. Is Atokem a stimulant or addictive?
Atokem is not a stimulant or addictive
Q. Does Atokem give you energy or get you high?
Atokem does not give you energy or make you high
Q. Is Atokem and amphetamine same?
Atokem. amphetamine, and Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) belong todifferentclass of medicines
Q. Is Atokem like Adderall?
It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with different doses and side effects
Q. Is Atokem safe?
Atokem is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take Strattera with Wellbutrin, Vyvanse, Cymbalta, ibuprofen, Benadryl, melatonin, Concerta, Lexapro, Claritin?
Atomoxetine (Strattera) when taken with bupropion (Wellbutrin), duloxetine (Cymbalta), lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanse), ibuprofen, Benadryl, ecitalopram (Lexapro) can lead to increased side effects caused by either medicine. Atomoxetine can be taken with melatonin, Concerta (methylphenidate) and loratadine (Claritin). Do consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Atokem cause weight loss or palpitations?
Atokem can cause weight loss
Q. Does Atokem help you sleep?
Atokem can cause sleepiness, and palpitation.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Atokem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Atokem with Terbutaline
Medicines with composition Terbutaline: Terbujel
Atokem with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Medicines with composition Dosulepin / Dothiepin: Thpin, Trisun, Othipen
Atokem with Imipramine
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise
Atokem with Mirtazapine
Medicines with composition Mirtazapine: Mirise, Tezepin
Atokem with Clomipramine
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI
Atokem with Amoxapine
Medicines with composition Amoxapine: Oxcap
Atokem with Venlafaxine
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Vlx
Atokem with Duloxetine
Medicines with composition Duloxetine: DLX
Atokem with Nortriptyline
Medicines with composition Nortriptyline: Norsun

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