atomoxetine

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atomoxetine

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Non-stimulants, such as Straterra (atomoxetine) tend to be less effective than stimulants, with a much longer (approximately 4 - 8 week) latency to onset of action.
Straterra is a registered trademark of Eli Lilly and Company.
Late in 2013, many Canadian news outlets blared a headline similar to the one reported on the CBC's website, "Eli Lilly Files $500M NAFTA Suit Against Canada Over Drug Patents." The Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical giant's lawsuit against Canada followed two court rulings in which the Canadian patents protecting the drugs Straterra and Zyprexa were invalidated in court after being challenged by a generic drug manufacturer.
Pharmacologic agents that might increase norepinephrine, dopamine, and/or histamine and help improve executive function include drugs such as bupropion, atomoxetine (Straterra), and modafinil (Provigil), and drug classes such as stimulants and atypical antipsychotics, Dr.
Rat studies have shown that Straterra, unlike the stimulants, does not increase dopamine activity in the striatum or nucleus accumbens, an attribute which may be responsible for its lack of abuse potential and low propensity for causing motor or vocal tics.
Dulcan, a member of the Lilly Straterra Global Advisory Board, said the black box warning is more severe than is warranted based on the data.
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