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Axepta 10mg Tablet

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Axepta 10 MG Description

Axepta 10 mg tablet is a prescription medicine used for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Its active ingredient is atomoxetine. It belongs to the class of medications called selective

norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI). It works by increasing the levels of norepinephrine, a natural substance in the brain that controls the behaviour. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that is characterised by difficulty in sustaining attention, impulsive behaviour and hyperactivity. It can occur due to genetics, environment, food additives, alcohol abuse or smoking during pregnancy, etc. Axepta helps increase attention and provide a calming effect. You can take this medicine with or without food. Try to follow your doctor's instructions precisely regarding dosage and duration. Do not change or stop this medicine without consulting your doctor. It can alleviate the symptoms and worsen the condition. This medicine does not cause any withdrawal symptoms when suddenly stopped. It also does not have a tendency to cause dependency.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹78.32
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ContainsAtomoxetine(10.0 Mg)
UsesAttention Deficit Hyperkinetic/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Side effectsHeartburn, dizziness, constipation, loss of appetite, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, sweating, fatigue, chest pain, urinary retention, decreased heart rate, increased blood pressure, jaundice.
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Uses of Axepta 10 MG

  • Attention Deficit Hyperkinetic/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Contraindications of Axepta 10 MG

If you are allergic to the ingredients of Axepta 10 mg tablets. If you have narrow-angle glaucoma, an eye condition that causes increased pressure inside the eye. If you are using other antidepressa...
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Side effects of Axepta 10 MG

  • Loss of appetite
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Excessive fatigue
  • Drowsiness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Increased heart rate
  • High blood pressure
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Disclaimer - Most of these side effects do not require medical treatment, and they will disappear once you have adjusted to the dose. But, if any of these conditions persist for a long duration, consu...
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Precautions and Warnings of Axepta 10 MG



Can I take Axepta 10 mg tablets during pregnancy?
No, do not take an Axepta 10 mg tablet without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant. It can be unsafe to use in pregnancy. Even though there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on unborn babies. Please consult your doctor, so they can weigh the benefits and risks before prescribing it to you.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Axepta 10 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
No, you should consult your doctor before taking the Axepta 10 mg tablets. It can be unsafe during breastfeeding. It is not known if the medicine passes into the milk. Discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks.


Can I drive if I have taken the Axepta 10 mg tablets?
No, do not drive after taking the Axepta 10 mg tablets. It can cause side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, and blurred vision that can affect your ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with the Axepta 10 mg tablet?
No, you should not drink alcohol while taking an Axepta 10 mg tablet. It can increase your chances of suffering the side effects and decrease the effectiveness of this medicine on your body.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are having suicidal or self-harming thoughts.
  • You have any previous heart condition that affects heart rate and blood pressure.
  • You have a liver condition.
  • You have a history of stroke and epilepsy.
  • You are using any herbal or medicinal supplements.
  • Do not use it in children younger than 5 years of age. The information on safety is not clearly established.

Mode of Action of Axepta 10 MG

How Does It Work?

The Axepta 10 mg tablets consist of atomoxetine. It belongs to the class of selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It increases the amount of noradrenaline in the brain. It is a chemica...
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Directions for Use of Axepta 10 MG

  • Take the Axepta 10 mg tablets exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • You can take it with or without consuming food.
  • Do not break this tablet or chew it.
  • Try to take the tablet as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.

Interactions of Axepta 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • If you are using antidepressants already, Axepta 10 mg tablets can cause increased adverse reactions.
  • Using Axepta 10 mg tablets with other meds like blood pressure medicines, anti-seizure medicines, some cough and cold medicine, antipsychotics, etc., can change its effectiveness.
  • If you use heart medicine, malarial medicine, or some antibiotics with this medicine, it can cause an abnormal heart rhythm.

Interactions with food items

  • Do not take the Axepta 10 mg tablets with alcohol. It can worsen the condition and interfere with the effects of the medicine. It can also increase the severity of side effects like drowsiness, dizzin...
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Storage and disposal of Axepta 10 MG

Store Axepta 10 mg tablets in dry conditions. Keep it away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Dispose of the packaging carefully after using it. Check the expiration date before...
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Dosage of Axepta 10 MG


  • Overdose of Axepta 10 mg tablets can cause symptoms like drowsiness, dizziness, stomach problems, tremors, palpitation, and unusual behaviour. If you are experiencing any of these overdose symptoms, s...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Axepta 10 mg tablets, take it as soon as possible. If it's already time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose and take the next one. Do not take both doses ...
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Content Details


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can the Axepta 10 mg tablet cause addictive behaviour in me?

A: No, Axepta 10 mg tablets do not cause addictive behaviour in people. It does not affect the level of dopamine in the body, a chemical messenger responsible for dependency behaviour.

Q: Can I stop taking the Axepta 10 mg tablet if I feel better?

  • Stopping the Axepta 10 mg tablet suddenly does not cause any withdrawal symptoms. Studies have shown that symptoms do not reappear if this medicine is discontinued. But, do not stop taking the medicat...
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Last Updated on: 25 Jan 2022 | 11:49 AM (IST)
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