STRATTERA 100MG HARD CAPSULES

Active substance: ATOMOXETINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

Strattera 10, 18, 25,
40, 60, 80 and 100 mg
hard capsules
®

Atomoxetine

Important things you need to know about your medicine
This medicine is used to treat ADHD
•  he full name for ADHD is ‘Attention Deficit
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Hyperactivity Disorder’.
•  he medicine helps with your brain activity. It can help
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improve your attention, help you concentrate, and make
you less impulsive.
•  ou need to have other help for ADHD as well as this
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medicine.
Read Section 1 for more information.
Before you take this medicine, talk to your doctor if
you:
• have mental health problems
• have a problem with your heart or blood circulation
•  ave serious problems with the blood vessels in your
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brain such as a stroke
Read Section 2 for more information.
While taking this medicine:
•  ee your doctor regularly. This is because your doctor
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will want to check how the medicine is working.
•  o not stop taking the medicine without first talking to
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your doctor.
•  our doctor may stop your medicine to see if it is still
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needed, if you take it for more than a year.
•  he most common side effects in children and young
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people are:
 eadache, stomach ache, not feeling hungry, feeling
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or being sick, feeling sleepy, increased blood pressure,
increased heart rate (pulse).
• The most common side effects in adults are:
eeling sick, dry mouth, headache, not feeling hungry,
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not being able to sleep, increased blood pressure,
increased heart rate (pulse).

-  roblems with your heart (including heart defects) or
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an increased heartbeat. Strattera can increase your
heart rate (pulse). Sudden death has been reported in
patients with heart defects
-  igh blood pressure. Strattera can increase blood
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pressure
- ow blood pressure. Strattera can cause dizziness or
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fainting in people with low blood pressure
-  roblems with sudden changes in your blood pressure
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or your heart rate
-  ardiovascular disease or past medical history of stroke
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- iver problems. You may need a lower dose
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-  sychotic symptoms including hallucinations (hearing
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voices or seeing things which are not there), believing
things that are not true or being suspicious
-  ania (feeling elated or over-excited, which causes
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unusual behaviour) and agitation
-  ggressive feelings
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-  nfriendly and angry (hostility) feelings
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-  history of epilepsy or have had seizures for any other
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reason. Strattera might lead to an increase in seizure
frequency
-  ifferent moods than usual (mood swings) or feel very
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unhappy
-  ard-to-control, repeated twitching of any parts of the
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body or you repeat sounds and words
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if any of the above applies
to you before starting treatment. This is because Strattera
can make these problems worse. Your doctor will want to
monitor how the medicine affects you.
Checks that your doctor will make before you start to
take Strattera
These checks are to decide if Strattera is the correct
medicine for you.
Your doctor will measure your
-  lood pressure and your heart rate (pulse) before and
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during the time you take Strattera
-  our height and weight if you are a child or teenager
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during the time you take Strattera

Read Sections 3 and 4 for more information.

Your doctor will talk to you about:
- any other medicines you are taking
-  hether there is any family history of sudden
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unexplained death
-  ny other medical problems (such as heart problems)
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you or your family may have

Talk to your doctor straight away if any of the
following happen:
• your mood and how you feel changes
•  ou feel any problems with your heart e.g a fast or
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unusual heartbeat rhythm

It is important that you provide as much information as
you can. This will help your doctor decide if Strattera is
the correct medicine for you. Your doctor may decide that
other medical tests are needed before you start taking this
medicine.

Read Section 2 and 4 for more information.
The rest of this leaflet includes more detail and other
important information on the safe and effective use of
this medicine.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• f you have any further questions, ask your doctor or
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pharmacist.
•  his medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not
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pass it on to others.
• t may harm them, even if their signs of illness are the
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same as yours.
•  f you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or
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pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not
listed in this leaflet.
The leaflet has been written in sections:
Sections 1 to 6 are for parents and carers (sometimes
called ‘your guardians’).
The last section is a special section for a child or young
person to read.
However, all sections are written as though the child or
young person taking the medicine is reading them.
What is in this leaflet:
1. What Strattera is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take Strattera
3. How to take Strattera
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Strattera
6. Contents of the pack and other information
1. WHAT STRATTERA IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
What it is used for
Strattera contains atomoxetine and is used to treat
attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is
used
- in children over six years of age
- in young people
- adults
It is used only as a part of the total treatment of the disease
which also requires treatments which do not involve
medicines, such as counselling and behavioural therapy.
It is not for use as a treatment for ADHD in children under
6 years of age as it is not known if the drug works or is safe
in these people.
In adults, Strattera is used to treat ADHD when the
symptoms are very troublesome and affect your work
or social life and when you have had symptoms of the
disease as a child.
How it works
Strattera increases the amount of noradrenaline in the
brain. This is a chemical in the brain that is produced
naturally, which increases attention and decreases
impulsiveness and hyperactivity in patients with ADHD.
This medicine has been prescribed to help control the
symptoms of ADHD. This medicine is not a stimulant and is
therefore not addictive.
It may take a few weeks after you start the medicine for
your symptoms to fully improve.
About ADHD
Children and young people with ADHD find it:
• hard to sit still and
• hard to concentrate.
It is not their fault that they cannot do these things. Many
children and young people struggle to do these things.
However, with ADHD they can cause problems with
everyday life. Children and young people with ADHD may
have difficulty learning and doing homework. They find it
hard to behave well at home, at school or in other places.
ADHD does not affect the intelligence of a child or young
person.
Adults with ADHD find it difficult to do all the things that
children find difficult however this may mean they have
problems with:
• Work
• Relationships
• Low self esteem
• Difficulties in education
2. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE
STRATTERA
Do not take Strattera
- f you are allergic (hypersensitive) to atomoxetine or
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any of the other ingredients of Strattera
- f you took a medicine known as a monoamine oxidase
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inhibitor (MAOI), for example phenelzine, in the last
two weeks. An MAOI is sometimes used for depression
and other mental-health problems; taking Strattera with
an MAOI could cause serious side effects or be lifethreatening. You also need to wait at least 14 days after
you stop taking Strattera before you take an MAOI
- f you have an eye disease called narrow-angle
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glaucoma (increased pressure in your eye)
- f you have serious problems with your heart which may
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be affected by an increase in heart rate and/or blood
pressure, as this may be an effect of Strattera
- f you have serious problems with the blood vessels in
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your brain - such as a stroke, swelling and weakening
of part of a blood vessel (aneurysm) or narrow or
blocked blood vessels
- f you have a tumour of your adrenal gland
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(pheochromocytoma)
Do not take Strattera if any of the above applies to you. If
you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before
you take Strattera. This is because Strattera can make
these problems worse.
Warnings and Precautions
Talk to your doctor before taking Strattera if you have:
- houghts about killing yourself or trying to kill yourself
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Other medicines and Strattera
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have
recently taken or plan to take any other medicines. This
includes non-prescription medicines. Your doctor will
decide if you can take Strattera with your other medicines
and in some cases your doctor may need to adjust your
dose or increase your dose much more slowly.
Do not take Strattera with medicines called MAOI’s
(monoamine oxidase inhibitors) used for depression. See
section 2. “Do not take Strattera”.
If you are taking other medicines, Strattera may affect how
well they work or may cause side effects. If you are taking
any of the following medicines, check with your doctor or
pharmacist before taking Strattera:
-  edicines that increase blood pressure or are used to
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control blood pressure
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-  edicines such as antidepressants, for example
imipramine, venlafaxine, mirtazapine, fluoxetine and
paroxetine
-  ome cough and cold remedies which contain
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medicines that can affect blood pressure
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t is important to check with your pharmacist when you
buy any of these products
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-  ome medicines used to treat mental health conditions
-  edicines that are known to increase the risk of
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seizures
-  ome medicines that cause Strattera to stay in the
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body for longer than normal (such as quinidine and
terbinafine)
-  albutamol (a medicine to treat asthma) when taken by
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mouth or injected may make you feel as if your heart is
racing, but this will not make your asthma worse
The medicines below may lead to an increased risk of an
abnormal rhythm of the heart when taken with Strattera:
-  edicines used to control the rhythm of the heart,
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-  edicines which change the concentration of salts in
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the blood,
- medicines for malaria prevention and treatment,
-  ome antibiotic medicines (such as erythromycin and
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moxifloxacin).
If you are in any doubt about whether any medicines you
are taking are included in the list above, ask your doctor or
pharmacist before taking Strattera.
Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility
It is not known if Strattera can affect an unborn baby or
pass into breast milk.
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-  trattera should not be used during pregnancy, unless
your doctor has advised you to do so.
-  ou should either avoid taking Strattera if you are
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breastfeeding or discontinue breastfeeding.
If you:
• are pregnant or breast feeding,
• hink you may be pregnant or are planning to have a
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baby,
• planning to breastfeed your baby.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking
Strattera.
Driving and using machines
You may feel tired, sleepy or dizzy after taking Strattera.
You should be careful if you are driving a car or operating
heavy machinery until you know how Strattera affects you.
If you feel tired, sleepy or dizzy you should not drive or
operate hazardous machinery.
Important information about the content of the capsules
Strattera capsules are not intended to be opened as the
contents of the capsule can irritate the eye. If the contents
of the capsules come into contact with the eye, the affected
eye should be flushed immediately with water, and medical
advice obtained. Hands and any other part of the body
that may have come into contact with the capsule contents
should also be washed as soon as possible.
3. HOW TO TAKE STRATTERA
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-  lways take Strattera as your doctor has told you. This
is usually one or two times a day (morning and late
afternoon or early evening)
-  our doctor may change when you take the medicine to
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twice a day if you experience sleepiness or feeling sick
when you take Strattera once a day
-  he capsules should be swallowed, either with or
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without food
-  he capsules should not be opened and the contents
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inside the capsules should not be removed and taken in
any other way
-  aking the medicine at the same time each day may
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help you remember to take it
How much to take
If you are a child or teenager (6 years or older):
Your doctor will tell you how much Strattera you should
take and will calculate this according to your weight.
He/she will normally start you on a lower dose before
increasing the amount of Strattera you need to take
according to your body weight.
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-  ody weight up to 70kg: a starting total daily dose of
0.5mg per kilogram of body weight. for a minimum of
7 days. Your doctor may then decide to increase this
to the usual maintenance dose of about 1.2mg per
kilogram of body weight daily.
-  ody weight over 70kg: a starting total daily dose of
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40 mg for a minimum of 7 days. Your doctor may then
decide to increase this to the usual maintenance dose
of 80mg daily. The maximum daily dose your doctor will
prescribe is 100 mg.
Adults
-  trattera should be started at a total daily dose of
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40 mg for a minimum of 7 days. Your doctor may then
decide to increase this to the usual maintenance dose
of 80mg-100mg daily. The maximum daily dose your
doctor will prescribe is 100 mg.

Information for children and young people
This information is to help you learn the main things about
your medicine called Strattera.
If you don’t enjoy reading, someone like your mum, dad or
carer (sometimes called ‘your guardian’) can read it to you
and answer any questions.
It may help if you read small bits at a time.
Why have I been given this medicine?
This medicine can help children and young people with
‘ADHD’.
•  DHD can make you:
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- run about too much
- not be able to pay attention
-  ct quickly without thinking about what will happen
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next (impulsive)
• t affects learning, making friends and how you think
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about yourself. It is not your fault.
While you are taking this medicine
•  s well as taking this medicine you will also get help
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with ways to cope with your ADHD such as talking to
ADHD specialists.
•  his medicine should help you. But it does not cure
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ADHD.
•  ou will need to go to your doctor several times a
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year for check-ups. This is to make sure the medicine
is working and that you are growing and developing
all right.

•  irls must tell their doctor straight away if they think
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they may be pregnant. We do not know how this
medicine affects unborn babies. If you are having sex,
please talk to your doctor about contraception.
Some people cannot have this medicine
You cannot have this medicine if you:
•  ook a medicine known as a monoamine oxidase
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inhibitor (MAOI), for example phenelzine, in the last two
weeks
•  ave an eye disease called narrow-angle glaucoma
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(increased pressure in your eye)
•  ave a serious problem with your heart
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•  ave serious problems with the blood vessels in your
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brain
•  ave a tumour of your adrenal gland
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Some people need to talk to their doctor before they
start taking this medicine
You need to talk to your doctor if you:
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
•  re taking other medicines – your doctor needs to know
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about all the medicines you are taking
• have thoughts about hurting yourself or others
•  ave problems with you heart beating too fast or
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skipping beats while you are not exercising
• hear voices or see things that others do not
• have problems with getting angry easily

If you have problems with your liver your doctor may
prescribe a lower dose.
If you take more Strattera than you should contact
your doctor or the nearest hospital casualty department
immediately and tell them how many capsules you
have taken. The most commonly reported symptoms
accompanying overdoses were gastrointestinal symptoms,
sleepiness, dizziness, tremor, and abnormal behaviour.
If you forget to take Strattera
If you miss a dose, you should take it as soon as possible,
but you should not take more than your total daily dose in
any 24-hour period. Do not take a double dose to make up
for forgotten doses.
If you stop taking Strattera
If you stop taking Strattera there are not normally any side
effects but your ADHD symptoms may return. You should
talk to your doctor first before you stop treatment.
Things your doctor will do when you are on treatment
Your doctor will do some tests
-  efore you start - to make sure that Strattera is safe
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and will be of benefit.
-  fter you start - they will be done at least every 6
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months, but possibly more often.
They will also be done when the dose is changed. These
tests will include:
-  easuring height and weight in children and young
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people
-  easuring blood pressure and heart rate
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-  hecking whether you have any problems or if side
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effects have got worse while taking Strattera
Long-term treatment
Strattera does not need to be taken for ever. If you take
Strattera for more than a year, your doctor will review your
treatment, to see if the medicine is still needed.
If you have any further questions on the use of this
product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Strattera can cause side effects,
although not everybody gets them. Although some people
get side effects most people find that Strattera helps them.
Your doctor will talk to you about theses sides effects.
Some side effects could be serious. If you have any of
the side effects below, see a doctor straight away.
Uncommon (affects 1 in 1,000)
-  eeling or having a very fast heartbeat, abnormal
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rhythms of the heart
- thinking about or feeling like killing yourself
- feeling aggressive
- feeling unfriendly and angry (hostility)
- mood swings or mood changes
- serious allergic reaction with symptoms of
- swelling of the face and throat
- difficulty breathing
- hives (small raised, itchy patches of skin)
- seizures
-  sychotic symptoms including hallucinations (hearing
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voices or seeing things which are not there), believing
things that are not true or being suspicious
Children and young adults aged under 18 have an
increased risk (affects less than 1 in 100 people) of side
effects such as:
- thinking about or feeling like killing yourself
- mood swings or mood changes
Adults have a reduced risk (affects less than 1 in 1000
people) of side effects such as:
- seizures
-  sychotic symptoms including hallucinations (hearing
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voices or seeing things which are not there), believing
things that are not true or being suspicious
Very rarely (affects less than 1 in 10,000 people)
- liver injury
You should stop taking Strattera and call your doctor
immediately if you have any of the following:
- dark urine
- yellow skin or yellow eyes
-  ummy pain which is sore when you press it
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(tenderness) on the right side just below your ribs
- a feeling of sickness (nausea) that is unexplained
- tiredness
- itching
- feeling that you are coming down with flu
Other side effects reported include the following. If they
get serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Very Common side effects
(affects more than 1 in 10 people)
CHILDREN and YOUNG
PEOPLE over 6 years

ADULTS

- headache
-  ain in the stomach
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-  ecreased appetite (not
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feeling hungry)
- feeling sick
- being sick
- sleepiness
- ncreased blood pressure
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- ncreased heart rate
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(pulse)

- feeling sick
- dry mouth
- headache
-  ecreased appetite (not
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feeling hungry)
-  roblems getting to
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sleep, staying asleep
and waking early
- ncreased blood pressure
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- ncreased heart rate
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(pulse)

These effects may
disappear after a while in
most patients.
Common side effects (affects less than 1 in 10 people)
CHILDREN and YOUNG
PEOPLE over 6 years

ADULTS

-  eing irritable or
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agitated
-  roblems sleeping
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including waking early
- depression
- eeling sad or hopeless
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- feeling anxious
- tics
- arge pupils (the dark
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centre of the eye)
- dizziness
- constipation
-  pset stomach,
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indigestion
-  wollen, reddened and
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itchy skin
- rash
- feeling lazy (lethargy)
- tiredness
- weight loss

- feeling agitated
-  ecreased interest in
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sex
- sleep disturbance
- depression
- eeling sad or hopeless
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- feeling anxious
- dizziness
-  n abnormal taste or
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change in taste that will
not go away
- tremor
- ingling or numbness in
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the hands or feet
-  leepiness, drowsy,
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feeling tired
- constipation
- stomach ache
- indigestion
- wind (flatulence)
- being sick
- hot flush or flushing
- eeling or having a very
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fast heartbeat
-  wollen, reddened and
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itchy skin
- increased sweating
- rash
-  roblems going to the
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toilet such as not be
able to urinate, frequent
or hesitant urinating,
pain on urinating
- nflammation of
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the prostate gland
(prostatitis)
- groin pain in men
- ailure to obtain an
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erection
- retarded orgasm
-  ifficulty maintaining an
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erection
- menstrual cramps
- ack of strength or
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energy
- tiredness
- feeling lazy (lethargy)
- chills
- eeling, irritable, jittery
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- feeling thirsty
- weight loss

How do I take my medicine (capsules)?

•  wallow your medicine with water either with or without
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food.
•  he capsules should not be opened. If the capsule
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breaks and the contents inside the capsules come into
contact with your skin or eyes, get help from an adult.
•  our doctor will tell you how many times a day you
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should take your medicine.
•  ake your medicine at the same time each day may
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help you remember to take it.
•  o not stop taking the medicine without talking to your
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doctor first.
Possible side effects

Side effects are the unwanted things that can happen
when you take a medicine. If any of the following happen,
tell an adult you trust straight away. They can then talk to
your doctor. The main things that could affect you are:
• Your heart beating faster than usual
• Thinking about or feeling like killing yourself
• Feeling aggressive
•  eing very unhappy or having different moods than
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usual (mood swings)
•  howing signs of an allergic reaction such as rash,
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itching or hives on the skin, swelling of the face, lips,
tongue or other parts of the body, shortness of breath,
wheezing or trouble breathing
•  aving fits (seizures)
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•  eeing, feeling, or hearing things that other people
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do not

Uncommon side effects
(affects less than 1 in 100 people)
CHILDREN and YOUNG
ADULTS
PEOPLE over 6 years
- restlessness
- fainting
- tics
- tremor
- fainting
- migraine
- migraine
-  bnormal skin
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- ingling or numbness in
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sensation, such as
the hands or feet
burning, prickling,
-  eart rhythm abnormal
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itching, or tingling
(QT prolongation)
- ingling or numbness in
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- eeling cold in fingers
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the hands or feet
and toes
- seizure (fits)
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- eeling or having a very -  aised red itchy rashes
(hives)
fast heartbeat (QT
- muscle spasms
prolongation)
- an urge to urinate
- increased sweating
-  bnormal or absence
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- itchy skin
of orgasm
- ack of strength or
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- rregular menstruation
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energy
- ejaculation failure
Rare side effects (affects less than 1 in 1000 people)
CHILDREN and YOUNG
ADULTS
PEOPLE over 6 years
-  oor blood circulation
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which makes toes and
fingers numb and pale
(Raynaud’s disease)
-  roblems going to the
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toilet such as frequent
or hesitant urinating,
pain on urinating
-  rolonged and painful
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erections
-  roin pain in males
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-  oor blood circulation
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which makes toes and
fingers numb and pale
(Raynaud’s disease)
-  rolonged and painful
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erections

Effects on growth
Some children experience reduced growth (weight and
height) when they start taking Strattera. However, with
long-term treatment, children recover to the weight and
height for their age range.
Your doctor will watch your child’s height and weight over
time. If your child is not growing or gaining weight as
expected, your doctor may change your child’s dose or
decide to stop Strattera temporarily.
Reporting of side effects
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if:
•  ou get any of these side effects and they become
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troublesome or get worse
•  ou notice any side effects not mentioned in this leaflet.
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You can also report side effects directly via
United Kingdom
Yellow Card Scheme
Website: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
Ireland
Pharmacovigilance Section
Irish Medicines Board
Kevin O’Malley House
Earlsfort Centre
Earlsfort Terrace
IRL - Dublin 2
Tel: +353 1 6764971
Fax: +353 1 6762517
Website: www.imb.ie
e-mail: imbpharmacovigilance@imb.ie
Malta
ADR Reporting
The Medicines Authority
Post-Licensing Directorate
203 Level 3, Rue D’Argens
GŻR-1368 Gżira
Website: www.medicinesauthority.gov.mt
e-mail: postlicensing.medicinesauthority@gov.mt
By reporting side effects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.
5. HOW TO STORE STRATTERA
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use after the expiry date stated on the carton and
blister after ‘Exp’. The expiry date refers to the last day of
that month.
This medicinal product does not require any special
storage conditions.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or
household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of
medicines no longer required. These measures will help to
protect the environment.
6. ONTENTS OF THE PACK AND OTHER
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INFORMATION
What Strattera 10, 18, 25, 40, 60, 80 and 100 mg hard
capsules contain
-  he active substance is atomoxetine hydrochloride.
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Each hard capsule contains atomoxetine hydrochloride
equivalent to 10 mg, 18 mg, 25 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg,
80 mg or 100 mg of atomoxetine.
-  he other ingredients are pregelatinised starch and
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dimeticone.
-  he capsule shells contain sodium laurilsulfate and
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gelatin. The capsule shell colourants are:
 ellow iron oxide E172 (18 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg and
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100 mg)
 itanium dioxide E171 (10 mg, 18 mg, 25 mg, 40 mg,
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60 mg, 80 mg and 100 mg))
 D&C blue 2 (indigo carmine) E132 (25 mg, 40 mg and
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60 mg)
 ed iron oxide E172 (80 mg and 100mg)
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 dible black ink (containing shellac and black iron oxide
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E172)
What Strattera looks like and contents of the pack
Capsule, hard, 10 mg (white, imprinted Lilly 3227/10 mg)
Capsule, hard, 18 mg (gold/white, imprinted Lilly 3238/18 mg)
Capsule, hard, 25 mg (blue/white, imprinted Lilly 3228/25 mg)
Capsule, hard, 40 mg (blue, imprinted Lilly 3229/40 mg)
Capsule, hard, 60 mg (blue/gold, imprinted Lilly 3239/60 mg)
Capsule, hard, 80 mg (brown/white, imprinted Lilly 3250/80 mg)
Capsule, hard, 100 mg (brown, imprinted Lilly 3251/100 mg)
Strattera capsules are available in packs of 7, 14, 28 or
56 capsules. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
The marketing authorisation holder is:
Eli Lilly and Company Limited, Lilly House, Priestley Road,
Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 9NL, U.K.
The manufacturer is:
Lilly S.A., Avda. de la Industria 30, 28108 Alcobendas,
Madrid, Spain.
Strattera is a trademark of Eli Lilly and Company Limited.
This leaflet was last revised in July 2013.
For information about this product, please contact:
Eli Lilly and Company Limited, Lilly House, Priestley Road,
Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 9NL, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 1256 315000

•  iver injury: tummy pain which is sore when you press it
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(tenderness) on the right side just below your ribs
As the medicine can make you feel sleepy, it is important
not to do outdoor sports like riding a horse or bike,
swimming or climbing trees. You could hurt yourself and
others.
If you feel unwell in any way while you are taking your
medicine please tell an adult you trust straight away.
Other things to remember

•  ake sure you keep your medicine in a safe place, so
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that no one else takes it, especially younger brothers or
sisters.
•  he medicine is only for you - do not let anyone else
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have it. It may help you, but it could hurt someone else.
• f you forget to take your medicine don’t take two tablets
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the next time. Just take one tablet at the next normal
time.
• f you do take too much medicine, tell your mum, dad or
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carer right away.
• t is important not to take too much medicine or you will
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get ill.
•  on’t stop taking your medicine until your doctor says
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it’s OK.
Who should I ask if there is anything I don’t understand?

Your mum, dad, carer, your doctor, nurse or pharmacist
will be able to help you.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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