Is Attentrol safe to use?
Q: Is Attentrol safe to use?
A:Attentrol is the brand name; the name of the medicine is atomoxetine. The safety and efficacy of atomoxetine has not been established for children below six years; hence it is not approved for use in younger patients. The side effects of atomoxetine include: Abdominal pain, decreased appetite, weight loss, anorexia, dry mouth, early waking, somnolence, dizziness, mood swings, irritability, suicidal ideation, mydriasis (excessive dilation of the pupils), inflammation of skin, fatigue, stomach upset, upper respiratory tract infections, palpitations, urinary disorders, and sweating. Discontinue it if there are signs of liver injury.