Attera 18 mg Tablet

Prescription Required


Uses of Attera Tablet

Attera 18 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Attera Tablet side effects

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Decreased appetite
  • Abdominal pain
  • Increased heart rate
  • High blood pressure

How to use Attera 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. Attera 18 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Attera Tablet works

Attera 18 mg Tablet modulates the activity of certain chemical messengers in the brain, which increases attention and decreases restlessness. It is a non-stimulant medicine.

Attera Tablet related warnings

Attera 18 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Attera 18 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.
Attera 18 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Attera 18 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Attera 18 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Attera 18 mg Tablet is recommended.
Attera 18 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Attera 18 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 Attera with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): DLX
Brand(s): Thpin, Trisun, Othipen
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
Brand(s): Mirise, Tezepin
Brand(s): Oxcap
Brand(s): Terbujel
Brand(s): Imirise
Brand(s): Imi-CI
Brand(s): Vlx
Brand(s): Norsun


Q. Is Attera a controlled drug?

Attera is not a controlled drug

Q. Is Attera an antidepressant?

Attera is sometimes used to treat depression however it is not an approved antidepressant

Q. Why does Attera lack abuse potential?

Attera has very less affinity to dopamine, GABAA, and opioid µ receptor therefore lacks abuse potential

Q. Is Attera a stimulant or addictive?

Attera is not a stimulant or addictive

Q. Does Attera give you energy or get you high?

Attera does not give you energy or make you high

Q. Is Attera and amphetamine same?

Attera. amphetamine, and Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) belong todifferentclass of medicines

Q. Is Attera like Adderall?

It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with different doses and side effects

Q. Is Attera safe?

Attera 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 Attera cause weight loss or palpitations?

Attera can cause weight loss

Q. Does Attera help you sleep?

Attera can cause sleepiness, and palpitation.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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