4.5 out of 5 (71 Reviews)



Pharmacology Credits


Post Assessment Questions


Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

1 Sep 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

90 Minutes

Need Help?  If you have a system or content concerns, please contact support@statpearls.com

Activity Description

Atomoxetine is indicated for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults and children over six years. Although atomoxetine is only FDA-approved for treating ADHD, it is sometimes used off-label to treat adult patients with treatment-resistant depression. This activity outlines the indications, mechanism of action, administration, adverse effects, contraindications, and monitoring of atomoxetine.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify the mechanism of action of atomoxetine.
  • Outline the contraindications of atomoxetine.
  • Review the appropriate follow-up monitoring for atomoxetine therapy.
  • Summarize some interprofessional team strategies for improving care coordination and communication to enhance patient outcomes and minimize adverse events with atomoxetine.
  • Outline the indications of Atomoxetine


StatPearls, LLC requires everyone who influences the content of an educational activity to disclose relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All relevant conflict(s) of interest have been mitigated. Hover over contributor names for financial disclosures. Others involved in planning this educational activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Commercial Support: This activity has received NO commercial support.

Continuing Education Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, StatPearls, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Nurse Practitioners: StatPearls designates this activity for 1.50 ANCC contact hour(s), which includes 1.50 hour(s) of pharmacology. NPs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please consult your professional licensing board for information on the applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity.

Method of Participation and Credit

  1. Register for the activity.    
  2. Review the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information.
  3. Study the educational content of the enduring material.
  4. Choose the best answer to each activity test question. To receive credit and a certificate, you must pass the test questions with a minimum score of 100%.
  5. Complete the post-activity assessment survey.

If you have concerns regarding the CE/CME system, please contact support@statpearls.com.


This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Faculty may discuss investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the FDA. Readers should verify all information before employing any therapies described in this educational activity.

The information provided for this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The information presented does not necessarily reflect the views of StatPearls or any commercial supporters of educational activities on statpearls.com. StatPearls expressly disclaims responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through a participant's misunderstanding of the content.

Unapproved Uses of Drugs/Devices: In accordance with FDA requirements, the audience is advised that information presented in this continuing education activity may contain references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please refer to the FDA-approved package insert for each drug/device for full prescribing/utilization information.

Cancellation Policy: Please see the cancellation policy. StatPearls, LLC reserves the right to cancel any course due to unforeseen circumstances.




Kelli H. on 9/19/2021

ROY A. on 10/26/2021

David G. on 11/15/2021

Jeffrey H. on 12/18/2021

Danell B. on 12/24/2021

Valerie F. on 12/28/2021

No comments

Kim S. on 3/1/2022

SANTHA A. on 3/7/2022

Paul F. on 4/5/2022

Samantha B. on 5/6/2022

Cara P. on 5/9/2022

Amy D. on 8/2/2022

NICHOLAS N. on 8/23/2022

Peter M. on 8/31/2022

Murchana K. on 9/18/2022

Nicole G. on 9/29/2022

W Lawrence D. on 9/27/2022

patricia d. on 11/7/2022

April D. on 10/9/2022

sanford N. on 10/16/2022

Tammy L. on 10/24/2022

Oula C. on 11/2/2022

April K. on 12/14/2022

Mary F. on 12/21/2022

margaret c. on 1/2/2023

Thomas P. on 1/2/2023

Nancy G. on 1/4/2023

Dr Jagveer S. on 1/15/2023

Latoya R. on 1/23/2023

Kathryn P. on 1/31/2023

jubril o. on 2/11/2023

George G. on 2/17/2023

Lynn J. on 3/16/2023

Steven H. on 4/15/2023

Mary B. on 4/20/2023

coral c. on 4/29/2023

Valerie B. on 5/5/2023

shayna m. on 5/5/2023

Quinn C. on 5/13/2023

Akshaya K. on 5/24/2023

Cameo J. on 6/25/2023

Kym D. on 7/6/2023

Sushma B. on 7/11/2023

Adithya nikhileshwar B. on 7/11/2023

on 8/2/2023

W Lawrence D. on 8/12/2023

melanie s. on 8/19/2023

Emily B. on 9/3/2023

Jean V. on 9/25/2023

Ejaz J. on 10/6/2023

Catherine M. on 10/11/2023

Martha M. on 10/14/2023

Angie L. on 10/21/2023

Elizabeth S. on 10/25/2023

John P. on 11/10/2023

Nivetha V. on 11/15/2023

Danielle K. on 12/1/2023

Matthew S. on 12/1/2023

Margaret D. on 12/11/2023

Tracy E. on 1/3/2024

Emily B. on 1/7/2024

Danielle K. on 1/12/2024

Jeffrey H. on 1/13/2024

Joanne P. on 1/15/2024

Shiela R. on 1/28/2024

Stacy c. on 2/5/2024

Jackie K. on 2/11/2024

Colleen K. on 2/12/2024

Cara K. on 2/13/2024

Stephanie S. on 2/16/2024

Jibril Y. on 2/19/2024

Unlimited Nurse Practitioner CE

Stay up to date on the latest medical knowledge with 6691 CE activities. In these online self-assessment activities, read our reference articles and test your knowledge with more than 7949.5 hours of CE.

Single Activity

Take this single activity

$73.50 1 activity

6 Month Unlimited Nurse Practitioner CE

Access to all the Unlimited Nurse Practitioner CE activities in all specialties.

$379 per half year per user

1 Year Unlimited Nurse Practitioner CE

Access to all the Unlimited Nurse Practitioner CE activities in all specialties.

$579 per 1 year per user