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Cordarone Inj 3ml

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Medical Description

Setmax 100 mg tablet is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorders (depression). It has been found beneficial in relieving symptoms of anxiety illnesses like OCD (obsessive-compulsive ...
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ContainsAmiodarone(150.0 Mg)
UsesMajor depressive disorder, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Social anxiety disorder, OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Side effectsNausea, Diarrhoea (loose stools), Decreased appetite, Dyspepsia (indigestion), Tremors, Decreased libido and ejaculation problems
ClassificationANTI-ARRHYTHMIC
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Uses of Cordarone 150 MG

  • Setmax 100 mg tablet is used to treat the following cases:
  • Treatment of Major depressive disorder (depression)
  • Treatment of OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Treatment of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Relieve symptoms of Panic disorders and social anxiety disorders
  • Relieve symptoms of PMMD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder)

Contraindications of Cordarone 150 MG

  • Setmax 100 mg tablet is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you are allergic to Setmax 100 mg tablet or any of its constituents (If you develop any serious side effects following the consumption of the tablet, like difficulty in breathing or swelling of the...
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  • If you are taking MAO (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) inhibitors like Selegiline, triptans, lithium, Tricyclic antidepressants or tryptophan. There is an increased risk of serotonin syndrome (increased...
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  • If you have Pimozide (increased risk of arrhythmia; irregular heart rate)
  • If you have alcohol (concomitant use of alcohol results in disulfiram-like reaction)

Side effects of Cordarone 150 MG

  • Setmax 100 mg tablet has the following side effects:
  • Nausea and diarrhoea (loose stools)
  • Dyspepsia (indigestion)
  • Tremors and increased sweating
  • Irritability and agitation
  • Insomnia or somnolence
  • Ejaculation problems and a decreased libido (sexual drive)
  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue and decreased appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Cordarone 150 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Setmax 100 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Setmax 100 mg tablets are unsafe to use in pregnancy. Your baby may have withdrawal symptoms (feeding problems, breathing difficulties, constant crying, tremors, low blood sugar levels) after birth or may be at increased risk for a serious lung problem (pulmonary hypertension) at birth. Talk to your doctor about the benefits and risks of taking Setmax 100 mg tablet during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Setmax 100 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
A small amount of Setmax 100 mg tablet may pass into your breast milk. Talk to your doctor about the best way to feed your baby while taking the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Setmax 100 mg tablet?
A:
Setmax 100 mg tablet can cause sleepiness or affect your ability to make decisions, think clearly, or react quickly. You should not drive, operate heavy machinery, or do other dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Please consult your doctor for more information.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Setmax 100 mg tablet?
A:
Alcohol should not be consumed with Setmax 100 mg tablet. Consult your doctor for more information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop a severe allergic reaction to the medicine.
  • You experience persistent side effects (trouble sleeping, behavioural changes, panic attacks or irritability).
  • You have a history of mental illness (depression or bipolar disorder) or fits(seizures) or a history of stroke (paralysis).
  • You have kidney or liver, or heart problems.
  • You are pregnant or planning to conceive or are a nursing mother.
  • You have a history of high blood sugar levels (diabetes).
  • You have high blood pressure or low blood sodium levels.
  • You want to discontinue the medicine. Sudden stoppage of the medicine should be avoided. The medicine needs to be slowly tapered by your doctor.
  • You have a history of alcoholism.
  • You use other medicines (prescription medications and non-prescription medicines, including all herbal supplements and vitamins).

Mode of Action of Cordarone 150 MG

How Does It Work?

Setmax 100 mg tablet is chemically composed of Sertraline, which belongs to a group of medicines called SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors). It inhibits the neuronal uptake of serotonin (5-...
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Directions for Use of Cordarone 150 MG

  • Do not start the medicine without consulting a doctor.
  • Take the dose and duration of the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Take the medicine orally with or without food with a glass of water, preferably at the same time daily.
  • Do not abruptly stop the medicine or skip doses.
  • Consult your doctor immediately in cases of persistent side effects or serious allergic reactions.

Interactions of Cordarone 150 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Phenytoin (treats seizures/fits) increases blood levels of phenytoin with concomitant use of Setmax.
  • Warfarin, Heparin, and Aspirin (prevent clot formation) increase the risk of bleeding with the concomitant use of Setmax.

Interactions with food items

  • Setmax 100 mg tablets can be taken with or without food. Consult your doctor for more information.

Storage and disposal of Cordarone 150 MG

Store at room temperature (20-25 degrees celsius) away from light and moisture. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Discard the medicine properly in case it expires or is no longer needed.

Dosage of Cordarone 150 MG

Overdose

In case you have overdosed, look for symptoms like confusion, drowsiness, vomiting, and increased heart rate (palpitations, tremors, fits or breathing difficulties). Report to the emergency or call fo...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a Setmax 100 mg tablet dose, take it as soon as you remember. If you are close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Just take the next dose at your regular time. Do not take two doses ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have OCD. Please prescribe some medication?

A: Please consult a doctor for your symptoms first. Medicines should not be started on your own. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterised by excessive thoughts leading to repetitive behaviour. The doctor can only make the diagnosis.

Q: How long do I need to take the Setmax tablet for my anxiety?

A: Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of treatment with Setmax 100 mg tablet for your condition. The doctor might initially start you on a low dose and slowly taper the dose when not needed. Do not skip doses or abruptly stop the medication.

Q: Does tablet Setmax affect your fertility?

A: Decreased libido and ejaculation problems are some of the common side effects seen in individuals on Setmax 100 mg tablets for a longer duration. However, please consult your doctor for more information.
Product Details
Brand
CORDARONE
Expires on or After
17/08/2022
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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