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Assert 50 mg Tablet

Acme Pharmaceutical

Composition for Assert 50 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Assert 50 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Assert Tablet

Assert Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Assert are Low sexual desire, Delayed ejaculation, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Nausea, Weight gain, Diarrhoea, Erectile dysfunction, Stomach upset.

How to use Assert Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Assert 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Assert Tablet works

Assert 50 mg Tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

In Depth Information on Assert Tablet

Expert advice for Assert Tablet

  • Assert 50 mg Tablet effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and panic disorders.
  • It is one of the more effective and better tolerated antidepressant medication.
  • It causes less sleepiness than other antidepressants.
  • It has been proven safe for depressed patients with recent myocardial infarction or angina.
  • Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Assert 50 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Assert 50 mg Tablet is very less.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience decreased sex drive or difficulty having an orgasm.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
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Assert Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Assert Tablet
Assert 50 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Assert 50 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Assert 50 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Assert 50 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Assert 50 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Assert 50 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease as you may be given a smaller dose initially and then increased slowly as required.
Assert 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Assert 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Assert 50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Assert Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Assert 50 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Assert Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sertraline

Q. Is Assert addictive?
Assert is not addictive. However, sudden discontinuation or decrease in dose of Assert may cause effects like dizziness, numbness, sleep disturbances, agitation or anxiety, headaches, nausea, vomiting and shaking. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use and discontinuation
Q. Is Assert a mono amine oxidase inhibitor/steroid?
No, Assert belongs to a class of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which alter the levels of a chemical called serotonin in the brain and help improve depression
Q. Is Assert safe?
Assert is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Assert cause insomnia/hair loss/ weight gain or loss/acne/sick feeling?
Insomnia, headache, weight gain or weight loss and sick feeling are side effects reported with the use of Assert. However acne has not been reported. Patients should consult doctors regarding the possible side effects
Q. Can I take Assert for anxiety?
Assert is used for the treatment of social anxiety disorder. But, consult your doctor regarding the use of Assert for your anxiety complaints
Q. Is Assert a stimulant?
No, Assert belongs to a class of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants. It does not stimulate the brain, but improves depression by increasing the levels of a chemical called serotonin in the brain
Q. Can I take sertraline with diazepam/ Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine)/ alcohol/ Tylenol (paracetamol)/ mirtazapine/ amoxicillin/ Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine)/ Co codamol (paracetamol and codeine)/ ibuprofen?
With tramadol there is an increased risk of hypertension, amitriptyline may possibly change the blood levels of fluoxetine, and alcohol may alter the effect of fluoxetine. No clinically observed drug interaction has been reported with diazepam, Co codamol, Nyquil, ibuprofen and mirtazapine. Please consult your doctor when using concomitantly
Q. How long can I take Assert/ Can I take Assert forever?
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Q. Does Assert expire?
Yes, like all drugs, Assert has an expiry date. Please refer to the package insert or the information on the tablet strip to find out when your medicine expires.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Assert with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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