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Setral 50mg Tab

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Medical Description

Setral Tablet is an antidepressant. The other uses of Setral Tablet include treating depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, premenstrual syndrome and panic attacks....
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Product Summary

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ContainsSertraline(50.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, anxiety, PMS, OCD, Panic disorder, Phobia
Side effectsDelayed ejaculation, Erectile dysfunction, Difficulty in sleeping, Low libido, Tremors, Nausea, Indigestion, Diarrhoea
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Setral 50 MG

  • According to CDSCO, Setral Tablet is used for:
  • Depressive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Fear, anxiety emotions in panic disorder
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  • Anxiety thoughts
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

Contraindications of Setral 50 MG

  • If you have epilepsy (seizure disorder or fits), avoid this medication.
  • If you have kidney or liver disease.
  • If you are allergic to Setral tablets or other active components in the formulation.
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • If you’ve taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOs) in the last 15 days.
  • If you are actively suffering from heart issues.
  • If you are diabetic.

Side effects of Setral 50 MG

  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Low libido
  • Tremors
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Setral 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Setral Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No. Setral Tablet is classified as a category D medicine in the safety group. It is dangerous to the unborn child. Pregnant women should avoid using this medicine since the Setral Tablet can have life-threatening birth defects.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Setral Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unsafe to take the Setral Tablet while breastfeeding as it can decrease breast milk supply to the baby. Medication residues found in breast milk may harm the newborn. If the newborn is showing drowsiness and weight changes, consult the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Setral Tablet?
A:
Setral Tablet can reduce the patient's attentiveness while on this medicine. It frequently causes drowsiness and dizziness, So avoid driving if you're taking this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Setral Tablet?
A:
When taking this prescription, it is not recommended to drink alcohol. It raises the risk of side effects such as dizziness, difficulty concentrating, impaired judgement, and so on. You should avoid doing anything that requires a high level of mental alertness while taking this medicine, such as driving a car or operating machinery, if you drink alcohol while taking it.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience sudden mood swings or suicidal thoughts.
  • You haven't felt any improvement after four weeks.
  • You may have diminished sex drive while on this prescription sometimes.
  • You might not be able to reach orgasm due to the side effects of this medicine in some cases.
  • You must not abruptly stop taking the medication without first consulting your doctor.

Mode of Action of Setral 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Setral Tablet is an antidepressant that works by blocking serotonin reuptake. It works by increasing the chemical messenger serotonin in the brain. This aids in the treatment of symptoms of depression...
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Directions for Use of Setral 50 MG

  • Your doctor will determine the dose and frequency of administration so that you obtain the best possible relief.
  • Swallow Setral Tablet whole at once.
  • Setral Tablet can be taken with or without food, although doctors recommend that you take it at the same time every day.
  • Setral Tablet dosage is safe as long as your doctor recommends, which could be a few months.
  • Setral Tablets are usually used once a day, and anytime you like.
  • Some people take it at night to avoid nausea and vomiting.

Interactions of Setral 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Combining dexfenfluramine, fenfluramine, or sibutramine with an SSRI can cause serotonin syndrome; these combinations should be avoided.
  • SSRIs used with selegiline, mania and hypertension have been reported.
  • Combining SSRIs with nonselective MAO inhibitors has resulted in serious or deadly side effects.
  • Setral Tablet can make warfarin-induced hypoprothrombinemia worse.

Interactions with food items

  • Food Interaction information is not available for the Setral Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Setral 50 MG

Keep Setral tablet tightly wrapped in the container it came in and out of the reach of children. Keep medicine at room temperature, away from direct sunlight and moisture. To keep children safe from p...
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Dosage of Setral 50 MG

Overdose

Nausea, dizziness, fever, vomiting, confusion, shakiness, and a rapid heartbeat are symptoms of a Setral Tablet overdose. Fainting, psychosis, cardiac issues, and changes in blood pressure are all ser...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dosage of Setral Tablet, take it as soon as you recall. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose and resume your normal schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is it true that taking a Setral Tablet will make you gain weight?

A: Yes. Weight gain is typical with the Setral Tablet because the patient is unable to control his appetite. Loss of appetite could be the cause of weight loss. For your concerns regarding your body weight, talk to your doctor. Setral Tablet use may result in weight reduction in some cases, which is uncommon.

Q: Now that I'm feeling better, is it okay if I stop taking the Setral Tablet?

A: No. You should not stop taking the Setral Tablet without first consulting your doctor. This is because abruptly discontinuing Setral Tablet can create withdrawal symptoms. It is vital to reduce the dose gradually over time (over several weeks or months).

Q: Does a Setral Tablet make you feel sleepy?

A: Yes. Tiredness is a common side effect of Setral Tablet. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if you feel dizzy, sleepy, or exhausted after taking Setral Tablet. This usually occurs within the first few days or weeks of commencing the Setral Tablet and may go away after 2-3 months of treatment.
Product Details
Brand
SETRAL
Expires on or After
20/08/2022

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