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Attera 10mg Tablets

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Attera 10 MG Description

Attera 10 mg tablet is a prescription medicine given to children and adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It refers to impulsiveness, restlessness and lack of concentration in

a person. Attera tablet has Atomoxetine as the active ingredient. Atomoxetine is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) that works by regulating certain chemicals in the brain. It helps to relieve the symptoms and improves concentration. Attera tablets can exhibit various side effects like heartburn, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, weight loss, stomach pain, mood swings, etc. The tablet must be consumed according to the recommended dosage and should be taken regularly. It might lead to suicidal thoughts and seizures. Inform the doctor if you notice any unusual symptoms. Kindly report complete medical history to the doctor to avoid any complications.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAtomoxetine(10.0 Mg)
UsesAttention Deficit Hyperactive Syndrome (ADHD)
Side effectsHeartburn, Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Weight loss, Stomach pain, Mood swings, Tiredness
TherapyDRUGS FOR ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
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uses

Uses of Attera 10 MG

  • Attera tablet is prescribed to children and adults suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactive Syndrome (ADHD)
contraindications

Contraindications of Attera 10 MG

  • It is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic to Atomoxetine
  • If you are taking or have taken Monoamine Oxidase(MAO) Inhibitors with 14 days of taking Attera tablet
  • If you have a history of severe heart disorder
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma (an eye disorder)
  • If you have pheochromocytoma (tumour of the adrenal gland)
sideEffects

Side effects of Attera 10 MG

  • Side effects of Attera tablet include:
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Stomach pain
  • Mood swings
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Unusual dreams
  • Sweating
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Attera 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take an Attera tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Attera tablet is generally not recommended in pregnancy. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy. The doctor will weigh your situation and advise the best for you.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take an Attera tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Attera tablets should be avoided in breastfeeding women. Please inform the doctor if you are breastfeeding to gain the best advice.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken an Attera tablet?
A:
Please take an Attera tablet for a few days to know how it affects you. It can cause dizziness and fatigue that can affect the ability to drive. Please make sure you can drive cautiously.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Attera tablet?
A:
Attera tablets can increase the effect of dizziness and drowsiness if taken with alcohol. Please avoid the consumption of alcohol while taking an Attera tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of kidney, liver, and respiratory disorders
  • You or your family member has a history of any sort of mental illness like depression
  • You have suicidal thoughts after having Attera tablet
  • You are having any symptoms of cardiovascular disorder
  • You have psychotic symptoms like hallucinations, mania
  • You have symptoms of allergy like rashes, swelling
  • You have seizures after taking the tablet
  • You are at present consuming any type of medicine, vitamins or supplements even if it is ayurvedic or any other category
  • You want to drive or operate any heavy machinery
  • You want to stop or alter the dose of the Attera tablet. Do not stop the medicine haphazardly without consulting your doctor, it can worsen the situation
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Attera 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Attera tablet has Atomoxetine as the primary ingredient. Atomoxetine belongs to selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). It works by controlling the balance of certain chemicals in the brai...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Attera 10 MG

  • Take Attera tablet as advised by the doctor. It is generally prescribed for a longer duration and must be taken every day.
  • Maintain a strict routine and timings of taking the tablet. Take it once in the morning and twice a day only if advised by the doctor. The next dose is usually consumed in the late afternoon.
  • Attera tablets can be taken with or without food as per your choice.
  • Attera tablets should be consumed orally with water. Do not crush, chew or break the tablet.
interactions

Interactions of Attera 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Attera tablet can interact with the following various medicines:
  • Amiodarone (heart medicine), Fluoxetine (anti-depressant), Cimetidine (anti-allergic), Ketoconazole (antifungal) can interact with Attera tablet. The metabolism of Amiodarone can decrease if combined ...
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  • Aceclofenac (painkiller) can increase the blood pressure if taken with Attera
  • Acetazolamide (medicine for glaucoma) can increase the excretion rate of Atomoxetine
  • Haloperidol (antipsychotic) can cause heart defects
  • Carbamazepine (anti-epilepsy, Acyclovir (antiviral), Clonazepam (antianxiety) can increase the concentration of Attera in the body
  • Ephedrine (medicine for nasal congestion) can increase the risk of high blood if taken with Attera
  • Enalapril (medicine for blood pressure) efficacy can reduce if taken with Attera
  • Linezolid (antibiotic), Phenelzine (anti-depressant), when combined with Attera, can increase the severity of side effects

Interactions with food items

  • Attera tablet is not known to interact with any particular food item.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Attera 10 MG

Do not keep Attera tablets in a direct source of heat and light. Do not place the tablets under direct sunlight. Store Attera tablets at room temperature. Please do not refrigerate the tablets. Keep t...
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dosage

Dosage of Attera 10 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Attera tablets can exhibit severe side effects like troubled breathing, dizziness, stomach issues, tremors and abnormal behaviour. Please rush to the hospital immediately in case of an ove...
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Missed a Dose

Take the medicine as soon as you remember if you have missed a dose of Attera tablet. Do not take the medicine if it is almost the time for the next dose. Do not double the dose; it can lead to advers...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have dark stools after taking the Attera tablet. Is it normal?

A: Dark stools can be an indication of liver disorder. Kindly consult your doctor immediately to find a correct diagnosis.

Q: Can I stop taking the Attera tablet if I feel better?

A: Please do not discontinue the tablet on your own, as it can lead to withdrawal symptoms. Kindly consult your doctor if you want to alter the dose.

Q: Should I change my diet if I am taking an Attera tablet?

A: You do not need a specific diet while taking an Attera tablet. Please maintain a healthy lifestyle including a well balanced diet and physical activity.
Product Details
Brand
ATTERA
Expires on or After
01/03/2023
Last Updated on: 21 Mar 2022 | 10:52 AM (IST)
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