It’s normal for children to have difficulty paying attention and controlling their behavior at times. What should lead you to suspect ADHD is a persistent pattern lasting at least six months of abnormally high levels of physical activity (hyperactivity), impulsivity, and/or lack of ability to pay attention and focus or complete tasks.
If Strattera is used it should be part of a total treatment program for ADHD that may include counseling or other therapies
Long track record means that new‚ unexpected side effects are unlikely. Strattera was approved by FDA in 2002. Since Strattera has now been used by large numbers of people over a long time‚ the emergence of rare but serious side effects is less likely than with new drugs.
Don't take Strattera if you have taken a MAOI within the past 14 days
These conditions might get worse with increased blood pressure or heart rate that can happen with Strattera
Only take if potential benefits outweigh potential harm to baby (FDA Category C)
Unknown if Strattera gets into breast milk