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Serlift 25mg Tablet

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Serlift 25 MG Description

Serlift 25mg Tablet is a medication used for treating various mental conditions like depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) and panic disorders (sudden or unexpected attacks of ext...
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Product Summary

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ContainsSertraline(25.0 Mg)
UsesMajor depressive disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Panic disorder.
Side effectsHeadaches, Difficulty in sleeping, Felling sleepy, Diarrhoea, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Increased sweating, Decreased sexual drive
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Serlift 25 MG

  • According to CDSCO, Serlift is used for:
  • Treatment of major depressive disorder.
  • Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
  • Treatment of panic disorder.

Contraindications of Serlift 25 MG

  • If you are allergic to any component of the Serlift Tablet.
  • If you are already taking other antidepressant medicine.
  • If you are pregnant.
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother.
  • If you have kidney-related conditions.
  • If you have liver-related diseases.

Side effects of Serlift 25 MG

  • Headaches
  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Feeling sleepy
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Increased sweating
  • Decreased sexual drive

Precautions and Warnings of Serlift 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Serlift Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Serlift Tablet can be unsafe for pregnant women. Some research studies have shown adverse effects of the medicines on the developing baby. Pregnant women should take the tablet only if recommended by a physician or psychiatrist. The doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing the medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Serlift Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Breastfeeding mothers should consult a doctor before taking Serlift Tablet. Some research studies have shown detectable amounts of this medicine in breastmilk; it may harm the babies. So, it is essential to proceed with caution and only use it if the benefits outweigh the risk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Serlift Tablet?
A:
Serlift Tablet may cause side effects that could affect your driving ability. The tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision and cause dizziness and lightheadedness. Avoid driving if you are experiencing the side effects mentioned above after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Serlift Tablet?
A:
No, do not consume alcohol with Serlift Tablet. It increases the severity of side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, lethargy, liver injury, etc. It also worsens the symptoms for which you are using this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any allergic reactions after taking Serlift Tablet.
  • You have any suicidal ideation or self-harming thoughts.
  • You experience any severe side effects.
  • You have a history of kidney or liver disease; this medicine may need a dose adjustment.
  • You are using any medications that cause sedation.
  • You are using any herbal medicines or other health supplements; they can interfere with this medicine.

Mode of Action of Serlift 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Serlift Tablet contains Sertraline 25mg, an antidepressant. It works by increasing the release of serotonin and balancing its levels in the brain. Serotonin is a chemical messenger responsible for imp...
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Directions for Use of Serlift 25 MG

  • Take Serlift Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor
  • Take it at the same time regularly.
  • Take the medication as a whole with a full glass of water. Do not break the tablet or chew this medicine.
  • You can take the Serlift Tablet before or after consuming food or as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage as it can lead to overdose.
  • Do not stop using it abruptly, as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms.

Interactions of Serlift 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and non-prescription medications, herbal products, vitamins and nutritional supplements you are consuming or plan to take as there is a chance of inte...
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  • Antipsychotics like Risperidone or Risperdal increase the risk of QTc prolongation (heart muscles taking more time than normal to recharge) and ventricular arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms).
  • Antidepressants like clomipramine and desipramine may cause serotonin syndrome, which is potentially life-threatening.
  • Anti-seizure medicines like lamotrigine and topiramate contain Sertraline may increase phenytoin concentrations.
  • Antiplatelet agents (aspirin, heparin, warfarin)- Increases the risk of bleeding.

Interactions with food items

  • You can continue with the usual diet as food doesn’t influence the effect of the Serlift Tablet. Avoid consuming this medicine with cola drinks, chocolates and caffeine-containing food items as it can...
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  • Speak with your doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks you are currently taking before using this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Serlift 25 MG

Store Serlift Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Keep the medication away from children and pet animals in a closed or locked cabinet. Do not remove the medicine fr...
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Dosage of Serlift 25 MG

Overdose

Serlift Tablet overdose can cause serotonin syndrome (symptoms include agitation, hallucinations, fast heart rate, dizziness, muscle tremor, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea. If you overdose on this medici...
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Missed a Dose

If you've missed a dose of the Serlift Tablet, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose, and if it's time to take the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do I need to take Serlift Tablet?

A: You should continue taking the Serlift Tablet as long as your doctor recommends it. Do not stop taking it suddenly without informing your doctor, as it can cause withdrawal symptoms. The medicine doses need to be slowly tapered to prevent undesirable side effects.

Q: Can Serlift Tablet cause weight gain/loss?

A: Serlift Tablet may lead to weight gain as the appetite may increase. Although, this medicine usage may also result in weight reduction. However, this is uncommon. Loss of hunger might be the cause of weight loss. If you feel worried about your weight, then consult your doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Serlift Tablet after I feel improvement in my symptoms?

A: No. Do not discontinue taking Serlift Tablet without consulting your doctor, as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms like nausea, sleeplessness, restlessness, and anxiety.
Product Details
Brand
SERLIFT
Expires on or After
03/10/2022

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