Drug Information for Strattera (Physicians Total Care, Inc.): 9 DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

  • 9.1  Controlled Substance

    STRATTERA is not a controlled substance.

    9.2 Abuse

    In a randomized, double–blind, placebo–controlled, abuse–potential study in adults comparing effects of STRATTERA and placebo, STRATTERA was not associated with a pattern of response that suggested stimulant or euphoriant properties.

    9.3 Dependence

    Clinical study data in over 2000 children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD and over 1200 adults with depression showed only isolated incidents of drug diversion or inappropriate self–administration associated with STRATTERA. There was no evidence of symptom rebound or adverse reactions suggesting a drug–discontinuation or withdrawal syndrome.

    Animal Experience — Drug discrimination studies in rats and monkeys showed inconsistent stimulus generalization between atomoxetine and cocaine.

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