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Is it safe to take strattera (atomoxetine) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take strattera (atomoxetine) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Try not to: Strattera (atomoxetine) is a drug that develops a level in your blood. This level will also bathe the baby. This level will get into breast milk. Granted only small amounts may affect fetus and breast milk, but why take the chance. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can you take strattera (atomoxetine) or concerts while pregnant?

Can you take strattera (atomoxetine) or concerts while pregnant?

No -- Category C: Both strattera (atomoxetine) and Concerta are rated as fda category c in pregnancy. This means adequate animal studies to determine safety in pregnancy have not been conducted, and there is not controlled data in human pregnancy either. So, neither of these medications is recommended in pregnancy unless the benefit clearly outweighs the risk. Please discuss with your psychiatrist and your OB physician. ...Read more

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I am 35 ADHD adult on strattera (atomoxetine) want to get pregnant what other medications can I take instead can I stay on straterra

I am 35 ADHD adult on strattera (atomoxetine) want to get pregnant what other medications can I take instead can I stay on straterra

ADHd and pregnancy: There, unfortunately, are no medications for adhd that have been proven to be safe in pregnancy. You should consult with your ob/gyn doctor and your psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Is straterra safe to take while you are pregnant?

Is straterra safe to take while you are pregnant?

Probably: Straterra is a class c drug which means it has shown to be a risk in animal studies (or no animal studies have been completed) but not enough information exists regarding human studies. It is best to not take certain medications during the 1st trimester. All medications should be reviewed with your OB physician - preferably before you are actually pregnant. ...Read more

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There any safe alternatives for straterra during pregnancy, or are all the add meds about the same in pregnancy?

There any safe alternatives for straterra during pregnancy, or are all the add meds about the same in pregnancy?

Possibly: Straterra is a class c drug which means it has shown to be a risk in animal studies (or no animal studies have been completed) but not enough information exists regarding human studies. It is best to not take certain medications during the 1st trimester. All medications should be reviewed with your OB physician - preferably before you are actually pregnant. Many other add meds are also class c. ...Read more

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Pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) trazadone, keppra, plaquenil, zonegran, Claritin, vitamin B, airborne immune support, stratterra. Can I take these if pregnant? which ones?

Pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) trazadone, keppra, plaquenil, zonegran, Claritin, vitamin B, airborne immune support, stratterra. Can I take these if pregnant? which ones?

Coordinate Drs.: You would need to see your ob/gyn and psychiatrist and request they coordinate with you about the risks and benefits of the pregnancy. In general, there are medications are relatively safe staring in the second trimester forward. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 75 mg of strattera (atomoxetine) first time?

IT MAY BE SAFE: The dise is depdendant on body weight, so id a kid or teenager weighs 60 kgm it will be 1.5 mgm per kgm dose and some may tolerate but it is better to start smaller dose like 0.5 to 1 mgm per kgm and titrate up depending on efficasy and side effects, to reach the therapeutic dose which can be as high as 2mgm/kgm. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take theanine and strattera (atomoxetine)?

Is it safe to take theanine and strattera (atomoxetine)?

Why would you?: Theanine is the major Amino Acid found in green tea, and some use it hoping for relaxing & calming effects. There's not much evidence documenting its effectiveness, though. Some animal studies suggest theanine might decrease the effect of stimulants. Strattera (atomoxetine) isn't a stimulant like caffeine, but is given to increase focus and concentration. Please talk with your own doctor about your concerns. ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix strattera (atomoxetine) after i take 5-hour energy?

Is it safe to mix strattera (atomoxetine) after i take 5-hour energy?

No: With this combination, you could cause yourself increased anxiety, shakiness, tachycardia, increased bp, etc -- all the symptoms of having too much stimulation from the combination of norepinephrine and caffeine. The label of 5 hour energy doesn't say how much caffeine it contains. Please don't to that to yourself. ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix Adderall and strattera (atomoxetine)?

Is it safe to mix Adderall and strattera (atomoxetine)?

Depends on doses: You should talk to the prescriber. While it may be safe, it may not be an appropriate medication approach. ...Read more

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Strattera (Definition)

Atomeoxetine is a medication to treat ...Read more