Strattera Overview

Strattera (generic: atomoxetine) is a prescription medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. Strattera belongs to a group of drugs called selective norepinepherine reuptake inhibitors, which are thought to work by increasing levels of norepinepherine, a natural chemical in the brain.

This medication comes in capsule form and is taken by mouth either once a day in the morning or twice a day, with or without food.
Common side effects of Strattera include upset stomach, decreased appetite, nausea, and vomiting.