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Sertil 50mg Tablet


Composition for Sertil 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Sertil Tablet

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Medicine Overview of Sertil Tablet


Uses of Sertil Tablet

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

Sertil Tablet side effects


Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Fatigue.


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

How Sertil Tablet works

Sertil 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 Sertil Tablet

Expert advice for Sertil Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Sertil 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 Sertil, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Sertil, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Sertil is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Sertil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Sertil Tablet
Sertil 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Sertil 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.
Sertil 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Sertil 50mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Sertil 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sertil 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.
Sertil 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sertil 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sertil 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Sertil Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Sertil 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 Sertil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sertraline

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