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Sertakem 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Sertakem 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Sertakem 50mg Tablet

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
MRP
59
₹5.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Sertakem Tablet

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Uses of Sertakem Tablet

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

Common

Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Fatigue.

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

How Sertakem Tablet works

Sertakem 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 Sertakem Tablet

Expert advice for Sertakem Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Sertakem Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Sertakem 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 Sertakem Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sertraline

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