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Re: Strattera for 3 days easily distracted

Posted by Viridis on July 16, 2003, at 7:34:41

In reply to Re: Strattera for 3 days, posted by easily distracted on July 15, 2003, at 14:08:30

120 mg??? That's a very high dose, unless you've built up to it very gradually. Definitely take it slow -- some doctors are incredibly dense about these things, and I almost never trust their recommendations. I generally start with 1/4 of what the doctor recommends (except my psychiatrist, who will actually prescribe the amounts I want and allow me to determine the dosing schedule -- he's great that way).

I don't know if this applies, but I've noticed that some meds cause severe heartburn for me if taken with coffee. Are you, by any chance, taking Strattera within an hour or two of coffee? If so, try taking it at least an hour before or after coffee (or tea, or cola, or whatever). Just a thought, but when I was on Prozac and some other meds, the caffeine combo definitely triggered heartburn until I figured out the connection.




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