Atokem 25 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Atokem Tablet

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

Atokem Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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.

Atokem Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Atokem 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
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.
Driving
Atokem 25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Atokem 25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Atokem 25 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
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.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Atokem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Imi-CI
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vlx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norsun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Thpin, Trisun, Othipen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Terbujel
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mirise, Tezepin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oxcap
SERIOUS

FAQs

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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th Apr 2017.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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