legitscript-image
We are
Legitscript Certified
Click to Know More
Content Details
Written By
BDS, Advanced International Certification Course in Diabetes, Cardio-diabetes, Thyroid and Endocrine Disorders
Reviewed By
MBBS, MD (Pharma)
Last updated on:
14 Jun 2018 | 06:31 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy

Attera 18 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Attera Tablet

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

Attera Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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

Alcohol
CAUTION
Attera 18 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
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.
Driving
Attera 18 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Attera 18 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Attera 18 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Attera 18 mg Tablet
₹10.6/Tablet
Axepta 18mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹13.7/Tablet
29% costlier
Atmosril 18mg Tablet
Gentech Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹7.83/Tablet
save 26%
Atomoxet 18mg Tablet
Healing Pharma
₹12.6/Tablet
19% costlier

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): Terbujel
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norsun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Thpin, Trisun, Othipen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imi-CI
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oxcap
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vlx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mirise, Tezepin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Attera

arrow
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Attera 18 mg Tablet?

FAQs

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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Icon Life Sciences, Div. Of Mesmer Pharmaceuticals, No.202/6, Lane In.30, Phase-II, IDA, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, 500 051 AP
NOT FOR SALE
We do not facilitate sale of this product at present