Inosert 50mg Tablets
Inosert 50 MG Description
Inosert 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders like Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety attacks, and panic disorder
s. It is widely used for the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in children and teenagers between the ages of 6 to 17 years. The active ingredient in Inosert 50 mg tablet is Sertraline. It belongs to a group of medicines known as antidepressants. Sertraline belongs to a group of medications known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI). The mode of action of Inosert 50 mg tablets is by increasing serotonin in the brain tissues and bringing about positive changes in mood, behaviour, and attitude. Inosert 50 mg tablet is an oral tablet to be taken with water with or without food. Side effects of Inosert 50 mg tablets include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, heartburn, and dry mouth. Inosert 50 mg tablets carry the risk of worsening depression symptoms, therefore close monitoring of the user is a must.
|You Save||₹15.67 (15% on MRP)|
|Uses||Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Depression, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Panic Attack|
|Side effects||Nausea, Vomiting, Uncontrolled muscle tremors, Tiredness, Fatigue, Dry mouth, Constipation, Bleeding issues, Easy brushing, Sleep problems|
Uses of Inosert 50 MG
- Inosert 50 mg tablet is used In the treatment of:
- Social anxiety disorders
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Panic attacks
- Severe form of Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Contraindications of Inosert 50 MG
- Do not take Inosert 50 mg tablets or take with caution:
- If you have a known allergy to Sertraline
- If you have been diagnosed with any bleeding disorders
- If you have a high level of antidiuretic hormone in your body
- If you have low sodium levels
- If you have been diagnosed with any manic disorders
- If you have been diagnosed with severe depression
- If you have any liver ailments
- If you have been diagnosed with closed-angle glaucoma (increased eye pressure due to the reduced angle between the iris and the retina)
- If you have been diagnosed with narrow-angle glaucoma (increased eye pressure due to the narrow-angle between eye structures)
- If you have a history of seizures
- If you have a history of developing serotonin syndrome
- If you have any weight gain problems
- If you are a child under six.
Side effects of Inosert 50 MG
- Inosert 50 mg tablets may cause side effects like:
- Sleep issues
- Dry mouth
- Weight changes
- Fatigue and tiredness
Precautions and Warnings of Inosert 50 MG
Other General Warnings
- You have an allergic reaction after taking Inosert 50 mg tablets. Consult a doctor if you notice rashes, hives or swelling on the face.
- You want to increase/decrease the dose of the medication.
- Your side effects are too severe and disrupt your everyday life.
- Your side effects do not seem to go away.
- You want to stop taking Inosert 50 mg tablets. Do not abruptly stop the medication.
- You have missed any dose/doses of Inosert 50 mg tablets.
- You are concerned about your child's mental health.
Mode of Action of Inosert 50 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Inosert 50 MG
- Inosert 50 mg tablet comes in a box containing a strip of 10 tablets.
- Take Inosert 50 mg tablets as a whole with a glass of water.
- Do not break or chew this tablet.
- This medicine can be taken with or without food.
- It can be given with a spoon of applesauce for younger kids if they cannot swallow the tablet whole.
- Do not exceed/change the dosage, even if you cannot notice the effects of this medicine.
- It is advised to always check for the expiry date before starting the medication.
- Do not consume this medicine if its packaging is broken.
- Do not abruptly stop taking Inosert 50 mg tablets; this can result in adverse effects from withdrawal, like dizziness, vomiting, sleep problems, increased anger, and agitation. Talk to your physician if you do not want to continue taking the medication. It is advised to follow dose-tapering before the complete withdrawal of Inosert 50 mg tablets....
- Do not share this medication with anyone you think has anxiety issues or psychiatric disorders. Medical consultation is a must before starting this medication.
Interactions of Inosert 50 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Inosert 50 mg tablets, when taken with certain medications, increase serotonin levels and carry the risk of developing Serotonin Syndrome. This syndrome is marked by shivering, muscle stiffness, rapid heart rate, and fever, which happens due to excess accumulation of serotonin in the body. It may be fatal if not medically treated on time. Use caution when prescribing the following medicines with Inosert 50 mg tablets....
- Amphetamine (a nervous stimulant used to treat attention deficit disorder, obesity)
- Dapoxetine (antidepressant used for the treatment of premature ejaculation)
- Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) like isocarboxazid, phenelzine, and selegiline. A 14-day gap is advised between stopping one medicine and starting the other.
- Antidepressants like nefazodone and pimozide (used to regulate serotonin)
- Anti-seizure and obesity medicines like fenfluramine
- Anti-allergic medicines like terfenadine
- Linezolid (antibiotic)
- Eliglustat (used for the treatment of Gaucher's Disease)
- Clomipramine (antidepressant used for psychiatric ailments)
- Meperidine (opioid painkiller)
- Metoclopramide (treatment for nausea, vomiting, and delayed stomach emptying)
- Anticoagulants like warfarin, aspirin, and ibuprofen can increase bleeding episodes when taken with Inosert 50 mg tablets.
Storage and disposal of Inosert 50 MG
Dosage of Inosert 50 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: When will Inosert 50 mg tablets start working for me?
Q: Will Inosert 50 mg tablets make me feel sleepy?
Q: Is Inosert 50 mg tablet addictive?
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