Starkid 25 mg Sachet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Starkid Sachet
Starkid 25 mg Sachet is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Starkid Sachet side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Decreased appetite
  • Abdominal pain
  • Increased heart rate
  • High blood pressure
How to use Starkid Sachet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. Starkid 25 mg Sachet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Starkid Sachet works
Starkid 25 mg Sachet modulates the activity of certain chemical messengers in the brain, which increases attention and decreases restlessness. It is a non-stimulant medicine.
Starkid Sachet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Starkid 25 mg Sachet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Starkid 25 mg Sachet 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
Starkid 25 mg Sachet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Starkid 25 mg Sachet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Starkid 25 mg Sachet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Starkid 25 mg Sachet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Starkid 25 mg Sachet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Starkid 25 mg Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

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

FAQs

Q. Is Starkid a controlled drug?
Starkid is not a controlled drug
Q. Is Starkid an antidepressant?
Starkid is sometimes used to treat depression however it is not an approved antidepressant
Q. Why does Starkid lack abuse potential?
Starkid has very less affinity to dopamine, GABAA, and opioid µ receptor therefore lacks abuse potential
Q. Is Starkid a stimulant or addictive?
Starkid is not a stimulant or addictive
Q. Does Starkid give you energy or get you high?
Starkid does not give you energy or make you high
Q. Is Starkid and amphetamine same?
Starkid. amphetamine, and Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) belong todifferentclass of medicines
Q. Is Starkid like Adderall?
It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with different doses and side effects
Q. Is Starkid safe?
Starkid 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 Starkid cause weight loss or palpitations?
Starkid can cause weight loss
Q. Does Starkid help you sleep?
Starkid can cause sleepiness, and palpitation.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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