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Serta 25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Serta 25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Serta 25 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
68.69
₹4.58/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Serta Tablet

Serta Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Serta 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 Serta 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. Serta 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Serta Tablet works

Serta 25 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 Serta Tablet

Expert advice for Serta Tablet

  • Serta 25 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 Serta 25 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Serta 25 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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Serta Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Serta Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Serta 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Serta 25 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Serta 25 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Serta 25 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Serta 25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Serta 25 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Serta 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Serta 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Serta 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Serta Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Serta 25 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

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Frequently asked questions about Serta Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sertraline

Q. Is Serta addictive?
Serta is not addictive. However, sudden discontinuation or decrease in dose of Serta 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 Serta a mono amine oxidase inhibitor/steroid?
No, Serta 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 Serta safe?
Serta is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Serta 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 Serta. However acne has not been reported. Patients should consult doctors regarding the possible side effects
Q. Can I take Serta for anxiety?
Serta is used for the treatment of social anxiety disorder. But, consult your doctor regarding the use of Serta for your anxiety complaints
Q. Is Serta a stimulant?
No, Serta 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 Serta/ Can I take Serta forever?
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Q. Does Serta expire?
Yes, like all drugs, Serta 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 Serta with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Serta with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Serta with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Serta with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin
Serta with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Serta with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Serta with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Obewin, Welose, Beslim, Reduce, Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese
Serta with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Serta with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Serta with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Serta with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Serta with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Serta with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Serta with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Serta with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Serta with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Serta with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost
Serta with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Serta with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Serta with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Serta with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Serta with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Serta with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Serta with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Serta with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Serta with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Serta with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Serta with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Serta with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin
Serta with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Serta with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Serta with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
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