Strattera is a drug that is prescribed for both adults and children who have ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a common childhood disorder that can perseverate even into adulthood. ADHD is a disorder where patients have trouble controlling their behavior and paying attention.
Strattera belongs to a class of drugs known as SNRIs or selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. This drug helps to reduce impulsivity and hyperactivity and aid in improving their focus. Strattera works by increasing levels of norepinephrine in the brain thus helping in behavior control.
Strattera is used as part of a total treatment program for ADHD including social, psychological, and other treatments. Regular use of Strattera can help increase the ability to stay focused, concentrate, pay attention, and stop fidgeting.