What is Strattera? Strattera affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. Strattera is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Strattera may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
40 mg PO once daily initially; increased after ≥3 days to 80 mg PO once daily or divided q12hr; may be increased to ≤100 mg if optimal response is not achieved
- Dosing considerations
When drug is coadministered with strong CYP2D6 inhibitors (eg, paroxetine, fluoxetine, quinidine) or used in patients known to be poor CYP2D6 metabolizers, decrease dosage; initiate with 40 mg/day, but do not exceed 80 mg/day