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Serena 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Serena 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Serena 50mg Tablet

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
MRP
42.46
₹4.25/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Serena Tablet

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Uses of Serena Tablet

Serena 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Serena Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Fatigue.

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How to use Serena 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. Serena 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Serena Tablet works

Serena 50mg 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 Serena Tablet

Expert advice for Serena Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Serena to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Serena, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Serena, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Serena is very less.
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Serena Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Serena Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Serena 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Serena 50mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Serena 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Serena 50mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Serena 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Serena 50mg 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Serena 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Serena 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Serena 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Serena Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Serena 50mg 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 Serena Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sertraline

Serena is not addictive. However, sudden discontinuation or decrease in dose of Serena 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
No, Serena 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
Serena is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Insomnia, headache, weight gain or weight loss and sick feeling are side effects reported with the use of Serena. However acne has not been reported. Patients should consult doctors regarding the possible side effects
Serena is used for the treatment of social anxiety disorder. But, consult your doctor regarding the use of Serena for your anxiety complaints
No, Serena 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
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Yes, like all drugs, Serena 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 Serena with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Serena with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot
Serena with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa
Serena with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Serena with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Serena with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Serena with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit, Sibunet
Serena with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Serena with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Serena with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Serena with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Serena with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Serena with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Serena with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Serena with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam
Serena with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Serena with Amineptine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
Serena with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Serena with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Serena with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Serena with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Serena with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Serena with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Serena with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Serena with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Serena with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine
Serena with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Serena with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H, Biscotas, Xspas, Belloid, Hyoswift, Buscogast, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil
Serena with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Serena with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Serena with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Serena with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Serena with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Serena with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin

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