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Setraline 50 mg Tablet

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Setraline 50 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Setraline 50 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Setraline Tablet

Setraline Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Setraline are 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 Setraline 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. Setraline 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Setraline Tablet works

Setraline 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.

In Depth Information on Setraline Tablet

Expert advice for Setraline Tablet

  • Setraline 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 Setraline 50 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Setraline 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.
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Setraline Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Setraline Tablet
Setraline 50 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Setraline 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.
Setraline 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.
Setraline 50 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Setraline 50 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Setraline 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.
Setraline 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Setraline 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Setraline 50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Setraline Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Setraline 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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Frequently asked questions about Setraline Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sertraline

Q. Is Setraline addictive?
Setraline is not addictive. However, sudden discontinuation or decrease in dose of Setraline 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 Setraline a mono amine oxidase inhibitor/steroid?
No, Setraline 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 Setraline safe?
Setraline is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Setraline 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 Setraline. However acne has not been reported. Patients should consult doctors regarding the possible side effects
Q. Can I take Setraline for anxiety?
Setraline is used for the treatment of social anxiety disorder. But, consult your doctor regarding the use of Setraline for your anxiety complaints
Q. Is Setraline a stimulant?
No, Setraline 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 Setraline/ Can I take Setraline forever?
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor
Q. Does Setraline expire?
Yes, like all drugs, Setraline 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 Setraline with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Setraline with Sibutramine
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Obewin, Welose, Beslim, Reduce, Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese
Setraline with Moclobemide
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Setraline with Selegiline
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin
Setraline with Tizanidine
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Setraline with Terfenadine
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Setraline with Rasagiline
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Setraline with Reboxetine
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Setraline with Celiprolol
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Setraline with Fentanyl
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Setraline with Hyoscine butylbromide
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin
Setraline with Camylofin
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Setraline with Paliperidone
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Setraline with Galantamine
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Setraline with Fenoverine
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Setraline with Oxyphenonium
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Setraline with Indinavir
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Setraline with Darunavir
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Setraline with Bupropion
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Setraline with Asenapine
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Setraline with Exenatide
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Setraline with Zuclopenthixol
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Setraline with Penfluridol
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Setraline with Iloperidone
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Setraline with Ethylmorphine
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Setraline with Pimozide
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Setraline with Glipizide
Setraline with Blonanserin
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Setraline with Cyclandelate
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Setraline with Fosphenytoin
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost
Setraline with Butorphanol
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Setraline with Eletriptan
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Setraline with Pentazocine
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab

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