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Axepta 18mg Tablet

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Axepta 18 MG Description

Axepta Tablets is generally used to treat the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is diagnosed in children and is usually characterised by difficulty in focusing or concentrating

on tasks like homework and difficulty in controlling their actions and remaining quieter than other children of the same age. Axepta Tablets contain atomoxetine as their chief ingredient. Atomoxetine works by affecting the chemicals in the brain. It mainly increases the level of a chemical called norepinephrine which plays a vital role in controlling the behaviour. Axepta Tablets should strictly be taken only after being prescribed by a doctor. Its dose may vary from person to person. Hence, consult your doctor regularly from time to time. In some patients, intake of Axepta Tablets may lead to suicidal tendencies in adults or children. The caregiver should keep an eye on the patient's behaviour and habits, and any change in any of these should be directly reported to the concerned doctor immediately. Before taking this medication, make sure to give a brief history of any medical conditions or any medications you are taking before. It’s essential to regularly monitor the blood pressure and heartbeat while having the course of Axepta Tablets as they may increase.


Product Summary

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ContainsAtomoxetine(18.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness, weight gain.
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Uses of Axepta 18 MG

  • Treatment of symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Contraindications of Axepta 18 MG

  • Heart patients
  • Liver disease patients
  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women

Side effects of Axepta 18 MG

  • Most common side effects of Axepta Tablets include the following-
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Weight loss
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Axepta 18 MG



Can I take Axepta Tablets during pregnancy?
No, it usually is not recommended to use this medication during pregnancy, as it may be harmful to the foetus. Pregnant women must consult their doctor before taking Axepta Tablets for proper guidance.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Axepta Tablets while breastfeeding?
No, it usually isn't recommended to use Axepta Tablets during breastfeeding. It may pass from mother to baby through breast milk and may cause side effects in the baby.


Can I drive if I have taken Axepta Tablets?
No, it isn't recommended. This medication causes drowsiness which may affect the coordinating ability of the mind and muscles. Thus, it's advised not to drive any vehicle or operate heavy machinery after taking this medication. Consult your physician for more information.


Can I consume alcohol with the Axepta Tablets?
No, it is firmly recommended not to consume alcohol or any form along with Axepta Tablets. Alcohol may decrease the effectiveness of Axepta Tablets, and consuming it along with alcohol may lead to loss of the coordinating ability of muscles and mind.Thus it is not advised to drive any heavy machinery after consuming Axepta tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You're planning to get pregnant.
  • You have any medical conditions of the liver.
  • You plan to stop the medication.
  • Your side effects worsen.
  • You have glaucoma(an eye disease).
  • You have suicidal thoughts.
  • You have a medical condition of kidney.
  • You have a history of high blood pressure.
  • You have medical history of getting depressive episodes.

Mode of Action of Axepta 18 MG

How Does It Work?

xepta Tablets belong to a medication class called norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. These medications help in increasing the amount of norepinephrine in our brain. This chemical plays an essential r...
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Directions for Use of Axepta 18 MG

  • Axpeta tablets can be taken with a glass of water, with or without food.
  • The tablet should be swallowed as a whole and should not be crushed or chewed.
  • Avoid using the tablet in case its packet is broken or the seal is not intact.
  • Don't let anyone else take your medication.

Interactions of Axepta 18 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Abiraterone-metabolism of Axepta Tablets decreases when combined with it.
  • Alclofenac-risk of increase of blood pressure increases when combined with Axepta Tablets.
  • Amitriptyline- decreases metabolism of Axepta Tablets.
  • Benzphetamine-increases risk of high blood pressure.
  • Bromocriptine-increases risk of high blood pressure.

Interactions with food items

  • Any adverse interactions of Axepta Tablets with any food are not known yet.

Storage and disposal of Axepta 18 MG

Axepta Tablets should be stored in a dry place away from humid conditions. Axepta Tablets should be stored in an airtight container. Axepta tablets should be kept away from the reach of pets and chi...
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Dosage of Axepta 18 MG


In case of an accidental overdosing of Axepta Tablets, consult your doctor as it may cause symptoms such as increased heartbeat, fainting, drowsiness, and dizziness.

Missed a Dose

In case of a missed dose, an individual can take it as soon as possible only if the patient remembers it on time. If it's time for the next dose, it’s better to skip the missed dose and continue the c...
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Content Details


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long do Axepta Tablets take to start working?

A: It usually takes about one month for Axepta Tablets to show its effects. In case the effects are less, the doctor may increase your dose. Consult your doctor for more information.

Q: I am diagnosed with fatty liver. Should I use Axepta Tablets?

A: Dose adjustments may be needed for the patients with the pathology of the liver. I would advise you to consult your doctor before taking Axepta Tablets.

Q: Is axepta habit-forming or addictive?

A: No, this medication doesn't cause any dependence or addiction among its users.
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Last Updated on: 25 Feb 2022 | 10:20 AM (IST)

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