About Axepta: Axepta (Atomoxetine Hydrochloride) defines a medicinal drug that is prescribed for the treatment of symptoms related to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or what is popularly referred to as ADHD. This medicine has been proved effective in decreasing fidgeting in patients and also improving their focus and concentration levels. Its main mode of action is through affecting neurotransmitters. These are found in the brain and are responsible for some different brain disorders. The medicine may, therefore, be prescribed by your doctor to treat other conditions caused by these neurotransmitters.
How to use Axepta
Axepta (Atomoxetine Hydrochloride) is available as tablets that should strictly be taken orally. Patients are advised not to chew, dissolve, crush or split the tablets as this only hastens their absorption in the body which halts their effectiveness. Always swallow these tablets whole. You may take them with or without food, but it is recommended to take with a snack or after a meal to avoid stomach upsets. Always take a full glass of water for every dose. It is strongly recommended that you take the two doses after twelve (12) hours and if possible, at the same time(s) each day of the treatment.
It is wrong to self-medicate yourself Axepta (Atomoxetine Hydrochloride). The correct dosage for your condition is unique and shall be determined by your doctor. This is after they assess the severity of your condition, your medical history, your present health condition as well as other medicines (prescriptions, non-prescriptions, herbal or supplements) that you may be using. For adults, the typical prescription is two doses in a day for as long as the doctor determines. These two doses should be taken in the morning and evening.
Axepta Side Effects
Most patients tolerate well the use of this medicine. It is however not uncommon to for patients to report the occurrence of side effects. Some commonly reported side effects include changes in moods, dizziness or drowsiness, loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea, upsets of the stomach. In most cases, these mild side effects fade with continued use of the medicine as the body adjusts to its use. Should they persist or worsen, consult your doctor immediately. It is possible to experience other more severe side effects that have not been listed here. Consult your doctor for more details on side effects that you have the most risk of experiencing as they would be in a better position to predict depending on your condition and the dosage prescribed to you.
Your body may react extremely to the use of this medicine. Until you ascertain how the side effects will be defined in your treatment, it is highly encouraged to stop getting involved in activities that require high concentration levels. These include driving or operating heavy machinery as doing so poses significant risks. Limit the amount of alcohol you consume during treatment with this medicine and if possible, stop taking it altogether. Do not stop on your dosage if your symptoms improve and neither should you increase your dosage or prolong it if the symptoms are not improving. Such instructions should only be provided by your doctor after assessment of your progress.