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Does strattera (atomoxetine) have same effect as adderall?
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Sort of, but no.
Both Adderall and strattera (atomoxetine) have been shown to be highly effective in treating signs and symptoms of adhd, but they are quite different medications working through different systems in the brain.
Both improve attention, reduce distractivility, decrease hyperactivity, & diminish impulsivity. Ses are quite different, as is duration of action and speed of effect. Sometimes, they're used together.

In brief: Sort of, but no.
Both Adderall and strattera (atomoxetine) have been shown to be highly effective in treating signs and symptoms of adhd, but they are quite different medications working through different systems in the brain.
Both improve attention, reduce distractivility, decrease hyperactivity, & diminish impulsivity. Ses are quite different, as is duration of action and speed of effect. Sometimes, they're used together.
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