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Sertima 25mg Tablet

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Sertima 25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Sertima 25mg Tablet

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
MRP
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₹4.3/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Sertima Tablet

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Uses of Sertima Tablet

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

Common

Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Fatigue.

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

How Sertima Tablet works

Sertima 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 Sertima Tablet

Expert advice for Sertima Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Sertima Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Sertima 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 Sertima Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sertraline

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