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Xsert 50mg Tablet

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Xsert 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Xsert 50mg Tablet

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
MRP
26.7
₹2.67/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Xsert Tablet

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Uses of Xsert Tablet

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

Common

Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Fatigue.

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

How Xsert Tablet works

Xsert 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 Xsert Tablet

Expert advice for Xsert Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Xsert 50mg Tablet 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 Xsert 50mg Tablet, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Xsert 50mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Xsert 50mg Tablet is very less.
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Xsert Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Xsert Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Xsert 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xsert 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Xsert 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Xsert 50mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Xsert 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Xsert 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Xsert 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xsert 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Xsert 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Xsert Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Xsert 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 Xsert Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sertraline

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

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