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Side effect(s) of Sertraline

Read the side effects of Sertraline as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

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.

Other Precautions : *Withdrawal should be gradual.*Consult your doctor during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Drug Name : Sertraline

Sertraline(Zoloft) generic 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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