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Serotra 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Serotra 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Serotra 50mg Tablet

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
MRP
30.03
₹3/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Serotra Tablet

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Uses of Serotra Tablet

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

Common

Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Fatigue.

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

How Serotra Tablet works

Serotra 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 Serotra Tablet

Expert advice for Serotra Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Serotra 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 Serotra, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Serotra, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Serotra is very less.
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Serotra Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Serotra Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Serotra 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Serotra 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
Serotra 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
Serotra 50mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Serotra 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Serotra 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
Serotra 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Serotra 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Serotra 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Serotra Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Serotra 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 Serotra Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sertraline

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