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Precautions and Warnings With Atomoxetine

Who Should Not Take Atomoxetine?

You should not take atomoxetine if you:
  • Are allergic to atomoxetine hydrochloride, Strattera, or any inactive component used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have narrow-angle glaucoma (a condition of the eye).
  • Have serious heart or blood vessel problems that would make increases in heart rate or blood pressure dangerous.
  • Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the past two weeks. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors can include:




Atomoxetine Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which atomoxetine should not be taken, as well as a number of warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the precautions and warnings with atomoxetine were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific atomoxetine warnings or precautions that may apply to you.
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