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Serta 25mg Tablet

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Composition for Serta 25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Serta 25mg Tablet

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
MRP
68.69
₹4.58/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Serta Tablet

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Uses of Serta Tablet

Serta 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Serta Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Fatigue.

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

How Serta Tablet works

Serta 25mg 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

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Serta to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Serta, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Serta, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Serta is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Serta Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Serta Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Serta 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Serta 25mg 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 25mg 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 25mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Serta 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Serta 25mg 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 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Serta 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Serta 25mg 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 25mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Serta Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sertraline

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
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
Serta 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 Serta. However acne has not been reported. Patients should consult doctors regarding the possible side effects
Serta is used for the treatment of social anxiety disorder. But, consult your doctor regarding the use of Serta for your anxiety complaints
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
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
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 Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Serta with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa
Serta with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Serta with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit, Sibunet
Serta with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot
Serta with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Serta with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Serta with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Serta with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Serta with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Serta with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Serta with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Serta with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Serta with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Serta with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Serta with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H, Biscotas, Xspas, Belloid, Hyoswift, Buscogast, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil
Serta with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Serta with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Serta with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Serta with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Serta with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Serta with Amineptine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
Serta with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Serta with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Serta with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Serta with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Serta with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine
Serta with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Serta with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Serta with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Serta with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam
Serta with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
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