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Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat depression. It is a combination medicine which calms the brain by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells. It also increases the levels of some chemical messengers in the brain and improves mood.

Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet is taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain consistent levels of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as it has habit-forming potential. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly as this may cause nausea, stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms, sleep disturbance and anxiety.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, confusion, memory impairment, and low sexual desire. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It may cause weight gain or weight loss depending upon person to person. To prevent weight gain, you can eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food and exercise regularly. On the other hand, weight loss can be managed by consulting a dietitian who can help you increase the food portions. It is important to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may cause suicidal thoughts.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Serxanti Tablet

Side effects of Serxanti Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Serxanti

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Confusion
  • Memory impairment
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm)
  • Low sexual desire

How to use Serxanti 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. Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Serxanti Tablet works

Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Alprazolam and Sertraline, which has anxiety-lowering and mood-enhancing effects. Alprazolam is a benzodiazepine (BZD) which increases the action of GABA, a chemical messenger that suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain. Sertraline is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) which increases the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger that improves mood.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet if I feel well?

No, you should continue to take Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet even if you feel well. If you stop taking Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet suddenly, serious withdrawal problems may occur. Consult your doctor instead of stopping it yourself, your doctor might decrease your dose gradually.

Q. Can the use of Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet cause sleepiness?

Yes, Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Serxanti 10mg/50mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Alprazolam. Sandwich, Kent: Pfizer Limited; 1982 [revised Jan. 2019]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Sertaline. New York, New York: Pfizer; 2014. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Alprazolam. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Sertaline. Beverley, Hull: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd.; 2008 [revised 18 Apr. 2018]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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