40 and 60 mg capsules found in teen's room but the drug was never perscribed to her. I was not aware that there was any recreational use of this drug. I am questioning why she would have it.
Is unperscribed Straterra used recreationally?
- 20 Jul 2010 by sdorch
- 21 July 2010
I dont think your teen knows what she is doing this drug is non-narcotic so dont worry mom. They do use strattera for treatment of narcotics so maybe she was using but is trying to quit. You definantly want to ask her why though that she has this drug in her room. Maybe she feels like she has adhd or she may be trying to see if it is narcotic when little does she know this is not narcotic and wont do anything to her. It sounds like she is just starting to dabble into drugs and youll want to stop this before it begins and turns into something worse. Good luck mom and i hope all goes well for you michelle.
MrsPage is right, recreationally this ADHD medication will do nothing for your daughter; however, there is another reason why you should talk to your daughter about this having this medication. Unfortunately, a lot of teenage girls take this and other medications like it for a scarier reason-because someone has told them it will help them lose weight. Strattera can cause weight loss due to extreme nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Hope you can talk with her and set her straight and I hope this answer may have been of help. Good luck and God bless!
- Strattera Information for Consumers
- Strattera Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Strattera (detailed)
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