Axepta 18 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Axepta Tablet

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

Axepta Tablet side effects

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

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

How Axepta Tablet works

Axepta 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.

Axepta Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Axepta 18 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Axepta 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
Axepta 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
Axepta 18 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Axepta 18 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Axepta 18 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Axepta 18 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Axepta 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 Axepta with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): DLX
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imi-CI
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vlx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Terbujel
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mirise, Tezepin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Thpin, Trisun, Othipen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norsun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oxcap
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Axepta

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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.
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FAQs

Q. Is Axepta a controlled drug?

Axepta is not a controlled drug

Q. Is Axepta an antidepressant?

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

Q. Why does Axepta lack abuse potential?

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

Q. Is Axepta a stimulant or addictive?

Axepta is not a stimulant or addictive

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

Axepta does not give you energy or make you high

Q. Is Axepta and amphetamine same?

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

Q. Is Axepta like Adderall?

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

Q. Is Axepta safe?

Axepta 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 Axepta cause weight loss or palpitations?

Axepta can cause weight loss

Q. Does Axepta help you sleep?

Axepta can cause sleepiness, and palpitation.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

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