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Serta 50mg Tablet

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Serta 50 MG Description

Serta 50 MG is an antidepressant that belongs to a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Serta 50 MG is a medicine that may be used to treat depression and other mood

disorders. Serta is also used sometimes to treat headaches and sexual problems. The active ingredient in Serta 50 MG tablet is sertraline which impacts chemicals in the head that may be disturbed in people with depression, panic, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive symptoms.

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Product Summary

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ContainsSertraline(50.0 Mg)
UsesMajor depressive disorder; obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); panic disorder; social anxiety disorder (SAD); post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); treat mood swings with the premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
Side effectsDiarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dyspepsia; fatigue; insomnia; nausea; vomiting; uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body; headache; anorexia; excessive sweating; Dry mouth; abdominal pain; agitation; Changes in sex drive or ability; seizures; abnormal bleeding or bruising; instability, confusion, or memory problems; rash; hives; swelling; difficulty breathing.
TherapyANTI-DEPRESSANT
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uses

Uses of Serta 50 MG

  • Major depressive disorder.
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
  • Panic disorder.
  • Social anxiety disorder (SAD).
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Treat mood swings with the premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
contraindications

Contraindications of Serta 50 MG

  • Allergic to sertraline, any other medications, any of the ingredients in sertraline preparations.
  • Treatment with pimozide, or if you are being treated with methylene blue injection.
  • Taking monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors or have taken in the last 14 days, like linezolid, isocarboxazid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, tranylcypromine, or selegiline.
sideEffects

Side effects of Serta 50 MG

  • Diarrhoea.
  • Dizziness.
  • Drowsiness.
  • Dyspepsia.
  • Fatigue.
  • Insomnia.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Uncontrollable shaking of certain part of the body.
  • Headache.
  • Anorexia.
  • Excessive sweating.
  • Dry mouth.
  • Abdominal pain.
  • Agitation.
  • Changes in sex drive or ability.
  • Seizures.
  • Abnormal bleeding or bruising.
  • Unsteadiness, confusion, or memory problems.
  • Rash.
  • Hives.
  • Swelling.
  • Difficulty breathing.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Serta 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Serta 50 MG during pregnancy?
A:
Taking Serta 50 MG at the time of pregnancy could harm the baby, but stopping the medicine may not be safe for you. Don’t start or stop this medicine without asking your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Serta 50 MG tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is preferable to speak to a doctor before breastfeeding while using this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Serta 50 MG tablet?
A:
No, it is advisable to avoid driving or other hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Serta 50 MG tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol with Serta 50 MG can cause side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Talk to your doctor if:
  • You have bipolar disorder (manic depression).
  • You have high blood pressure, heart disease or a stroke.
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You have a history of seizures.
  • You have eye problems (glaucoma).
  • You have bleeding issues, or if you take a blood thinner.
  • You have long QT syndrome.
  • You have low levels of sodium in your blood.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Serta 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Serta 50 MG has the power to rebalance chemicals in the brain, inclusive of serotonin, with people having anxiety, depression, and other disorders. It is considered to work by preventing the reuptake ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Serta 50 MG

  • Take Serta 50 MG precisely as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions properly regarding dosage and frequency. Serta 50 MG should be taken with or without food preferably at the same time eac...
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interactions

Interactions of Serta 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • A dangerous drug interaction could occur with MAO inhibitors such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, tranylcypromine, etc.
  • Other medications like stimulant medicine, opioid medicine, herbal products, or medicine for depression, mental illness, Parkinson's disease, migraine headaches, serious infections, or prevention of n...
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  • Serta 50 MG can cause serious heart problems primarily if you use certain medicines for infections, asthma, heart problems, high blood pressure, depression, mental illness, cancer, malaria, or HIV.
  • Using an NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory )with Serta 50 MG may cause you to bruise or bleed easily.

Interactions with food items

  • There are no specific interactions seen with food. Unless your doctor advises any change in your diet, you can continue with your regular diet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Serta 50 MG

Reserve the medication in the container it came in, at room temperature and away from moisture and heat. Keep away from children and pets. Unused or expired medicines should be disposed off properly (...
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dosage

Dosage of Serta 50 MG

Overdose

Interaction or overdose may cause serotonin syndrome (symptoms include agitation, hallucinations, fast heart rate, dizziness, muscle tremor, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea). Do seek an immediate medical ...
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Missed a Dose

Consume the medicine as soon as possible, but skip the missed dose if it is nearly time for your next dose. Don’t take two doses at one time.

Content Details

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Serta 50 MG be safely used in children?

A: Serta 50 MG is approved for use in children at least six years old, only to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder but not depression.

Q: When and how can I safely discontinue Serta 50 MG?

A: Do not stop using Serta 50 MG suddenly, or you could have unpleasant symptoms (such as agitation, confusion, tingling or electric shock feelings). Ask your doctor before stopping the medicine.

Q: Can I continue taking my vitamins and herbal supplements with Serta 50 MG?

A: Please tell your doctor what vitamins and herbal products you are taking so that he can monitor you for any side effects and advise you appropriately.
Product Details
Brand
SERTA
Expires on or After
26/02/2023
Last Updated on: 20 Jan 2022 | 06:38 PM (IST)
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