Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Tomoxetin Capsule
Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Tomoxetin Capsule side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Decreased appetite
  • Abdominal pain
  • Increased heart rate
  • High blood pressure
How to use Tomoxetin Capsule
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. Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Tomoxetin Capsule works
Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule modulates the activity of certain chemical messengers in the brain, which increases attention and decreases restlessness. It is a non-stimulant medicine.
Tomoxetin Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule 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
Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tomoxetin 25 mg Capsule 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 Tomoxetin 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): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vlx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Thpin, Trisun, Othipen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mirise, Tezepin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imi-CI
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norsun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oxcap
SERIOUS

FAQs

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