Sertax 50 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Sertax Tablet

Sertax Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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 Sertax 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. Sertax 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Sertax Tablet works

Sertax 50 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.

Sertax Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Sertax 50 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sertax 50 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
Sertax 50 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
Sertax 50 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Sertax 50 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sertax 50 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
Sertax 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sertax 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sertax 50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Sertax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Sertax 50 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Sertax 50 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 Sertax 50 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Sertax 50 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sertax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diabic, Glywin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Glunase
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Bupro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): DLX, Dutron, Dulok
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Sertax

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sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
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FAQs

Q. Is Sertax addictive?
Sertax is not addictive. However, sudden discontinuation or decrease in dose of Sertax 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 Sertax a mono amine oxidase inhibitor/steroid?
No, Sertax 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 Sertax safe?
Sertax is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Sertax 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 Sertax. However acne has not been reported. Patients should consult doctors regarding the possible side effects
Q. Can I take Sertax for anxiety?
Sertax is used for the treatment of social anxiety disorder. But, consult your doctor regarding the use of Sertax for your anxiety complaints
Q. Is Sertax a stimulant?
No, Sertax 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 Sertax/ Can I take Sertax forever?
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Q. Does Sertax expire?
Yes, like all drugs, Sertax has an expiry date. Please refer to the package insert or the information on the tablet strip to find out when your medicine expires.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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