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Serta 25mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Serta 25mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Serta 25 MG Description

Serta 25 mg is an antidepressant used to treat anxiety-related conditions like Panic Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. It is also used to treat depression, a mood disorder resulting in pers

istent feelings of loss of interest and sadness. Serta 25 mg can be used for treating Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMS) in women. Serta 25 mg belongs to the class of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants. The mode of action of Serta 25 mg involves boosting serotonin levels in the brain, which helps stabilise mood and regulate a person's overall feeling well-being. Directions of use of Serta 25 mg should be strictly followed while on the medicine. It is crucial to maintain the intake time of this medicine so that a certain level of medication is sustained in the body. Suddenly stopping this medicine or changing the dose can result in withdrawal symptoms. Common side effects of Serta 25 mg include indigestion, vomiting, nausea, tremors, low sexual desire, diarrhoea, delayed ejaculation, etc. This medication shouldn't be given to children below the age of 6.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹85.00
You Save₹15.00 (15% on MRP)
ContainsSertraline(25.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Side effectsIndigestion, Erectile dysfunction, Delayed ejaculation, Insomnia, Tremors, Increased sweating
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Uses of Serta 25 MG

  • Serta 25 mg is used in the treatment of:
  • Depression
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMS)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder

Contraindications of Serta 25 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic to selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or other inactive substances present in the medication. Consult a doctor immediately if you experience symptoms such as r...
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  • If you take any medicines for depression that belong to the monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) class. Taking MAOIs and Serta 25 mg together can lead to increased side effects and life-threatening sit...
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Side effects of Serta 25 MG

  • Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  • Diarrhoea
  • Increased sweating
  • Trouble in sleeping
  • Difficulty in urinating
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Aggression
  • Abnormal ejaculation
  • Erectile dysfunction

Precautions and Warnings of Serta 25 MG



Can I take Serta 25 mg during pregnancy?
Taking Serta 25 mg during pregnancy is not advised. This medicine may harm the developing foetus. If needed, your doctor will weigh the pros and cons of prescribing Serta 25 mg during pregnancy and discuss the same with you.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Serta 25 mg while breastfeeding?
No. Serta 25 mg is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers. Limited data have suggested that the medicine may pass into the baby through breast milk. Discuss with your doctor before taking this medicine while breastfeeding. If it is taken, the baby should be closely monitored.


Can I drive if I have taken Serta 25 mg?
Serta 25 mg tablets can cause side effects like dizziness and confusion that can hamper your ability to drive. It can also cause blurred vision. It is best to wait for a few hours after taking the medicine if you need to drive or operate heavy machinery. Do not drive if you are experiencing side effects after taking Serta 25 mg.


Can I consume alcohol with Serta 25 mg?
It is not advised to consume alcohol with Serta 25 mg. This may lead to an increase in the side effects of the medicine and result in severe dizziness, fatigue, stomach pain, nausea, fever, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience withdrawal symptoms. Suddenly discontinuing Serta 25 mg may increase the risk of experiencing adverse side effects, more so if the medicine has been used for a long time. It is recommen...
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  • You are having suicidal thoughts. People with depression should use this medicine with caution. Serta can increase the risk of confusion and developing suicidal thoughts. It is essential to report any...
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  • You have a history of seizure disorders. Serta 25 mg should be used with extreme caution in patients who have a history of seizure disorders. Serta 25 mg increases the risk of recurrent seizures. If y...
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  • You have low sodium levels. Serta can cause low sodium levels in the blood. Patients on diuretics (water pills) are more likely to suffer from low sodium levels. Your doctor may need to monitor your s...
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  • You have impaired liver function. Serta 25 mg is broken down or metabolised in the liver. People with liver disease may not be able to break down the medicine effectively, which can make it harder for...
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  • You are a child under six years of age.

Mode of Action of Serta 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Serta 25 mg belongs to the class of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants. The formulation works by boosting serotonin levels in the brain. Serotonin is a chemical messenger in...
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Directions for Use of Serta 25 MG

  • Serta 25 mg must be taken as and when directed by your doctor.
  • Take the pill at the same time every day to ensure that a constant level of medication is maintained in the blood. This also avoids the chances of missing the drug.
  • Swallow the pill whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break, crush or chew the tablet; this can reduce its efficacy.
  • This medicine can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not take more medicine than what your doctor has recommended; Serta 25 mg is a mildly habit-forming medication.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Serta 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Clozapine (an antipsychotic medicine that treats schizophrenia and reduces the risk of suicidal behaviour)
  • Ondansetron (prevents nausea and vomiting)
  • Ciprofloxacin (a quinolone antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections)
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (Ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac, mefenamic acid, and high-dose aspirin)

Interactions with food items

  • Food doesn't influence the effect of Serta 25 mg. However, inform your doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks you take before beginning your Serta 25 mg.

Storage and disposal of Serta 25 MG

Store the medication at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Store the medicine in its original packaging. Do not take th...
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Dosage of Serta 25 MG


Taking too much Serta 25 mg can be dangerous. It can make one excessively sleepy, dizzy, or sick. If you suspect an overdose or experience severe side effects, contact your doctor immediately or rush ...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget to take a dose, check the information leaflet given with the medication or ask your doctor about the same. Take the next dose of Serta 25 mg as soon as possible. However, you should ...
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MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Serta 25 mg habit-forming in nature?

A: No. Serta is not habit-forming in nature. However, you should not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can patients with diabetes take Serta 25 mg?

A: Patients with diabetes should take Serta 25 mg with caution as the medication can alter sugar levels. Your doctor may need to monitor your sugar levels during the time you are taking Serta. Adjustments can be made based on your clinical condition.

Q: Can patients with kidney impairment take Serta 25 mg?

A: Yes. Serta is safe to use in patients with kidney conditions. No dose adjustment is usually needed. However, you should consult your doctor before taking the medication.
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Last Updated on: 21 Feb 2022 | 10:58 AM (IST)
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