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Drug information on Sertaj (100 mg) (Sertraline) from Olcare Laboratories

Sertaj (100 mg)

  Tablet  
Olcare Laboratories
Generic : Sertraline
 45.00
100mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Sertraline

Sertraline(Zoloft) generic Sertaj (100 mg) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class, prescribed for major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic attacks, and social anxiety disorder. It increases the amounts of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Sertaj (100 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Sertaj (100 mg)

  Heart: Palpitations, chest pain; increased coagulation times, slow heart beat, AV block, abnormal heart rhythms, QT-interval prolongation, fast heart beat.

  Central Nervous System:Headache, sleep disorder, drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, general discomfort, tremor, increased libido, agitation, nervousness, anxiety, aggressive reaction, hyperactivity, tingling, weakness.

  Skin: Sweating, rash, photosensitivity, inflammatory destruction of blood vessels.

  Eye and ENT:Abnormal vision, tinnitus, blindness, cataract, inflammation of the optic nerve.

  Gastrointestinal:Nausea, diarrhea, dry mouth, upset stomach, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, constipation, vomiting, increased appetite, inflammation of pancreas.

  Genitourinary: Abnormal ejaculation, sexual dysfunction, urinary incontinence, impotence, potentially harmful, acute renal failure.

  Blood: Purple or discolorations on the skin, lowered white blood cell count, blood disorder, lupus-like syndrome, reduction in the number of red cells, serum sickness, decrease in platelets.

  Liver: Elevated liver enzymes, increased bilirubin, liver enlargement, jaundice, liver failure.

  Metabolic: Increased weight, high blood sugar, low thyroid level.

  Respiratory: Nose bleed, inflammation of sinus, runny nose. •  Miscellaneous: Pain, fever, pain, weight loss; back pain, muscle pain, yawning, anaphylaxis.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The dose in depression and obsessive- compulsive syndrome is 50mg/day, which can be increased as per requirement to up to 200 mg/day. The recommended dose in children is 25 mg/day.

How to use Sertaj (100 mg)?

This medication available in the form of tablet and a concentrate liquid to be taken by mouth, with or without food.

When is Sertaj (100 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients are taking or have taken linezolid, methylene blue, a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), selegiline, or St. John's wort within the last 14 days, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Sertaj (100 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of hypomania and seizure disorders, liver or kidney damage, heart disease, recent heart attack, bleeding disorders, diabetes and angle-closure glaucoma.

• Discontinue treatment if seizures develop or if there is an increase in seizure frequency.

• Monitor for signs of clinical worsening, suicidality and unusual changes in behavior especially during the initial treatment period or when there are dosage adjustments.

Patient may develop with increased risk of Serotonin Syndrome with the following symptoms: restlessness, diarrhea, fast heart beat, incoordination, nausea, vomiting. If it is so consult with your healthcare provider.

Other Precautions for Sertaj (100 mg)

Withdrawal should be gradual.Consult your doctor during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Storage Conditions for Sertaj (100 mg)

Oral: Store at 15-30°C.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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