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Sorest 100mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Sorest 100 mg Tablets are generally used in the treatment of the symptoms of depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Sorest 100 mg Tablets contain fluvoxamine as the chief ingredient. Fluvoxamin...
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Product Summary

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ContainsFluvoxamine(100.0 Mg)
UsesObsessive-compulsive disorder, Depression
Side effectsDrowsiness, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Sexual dysfunction, Dryness of mouth, Nausea, Vomiting
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Sorest 100 MG

  • Sorest 100 mg Tablets are used in,
  • Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Treatment of depression

Contraindications of Sorest 100 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive to the active or inactive components of Sorest 100 mg Tabs
  • If you are pregnant
  • If you are breastfeeding a child
  • If you have angle-closure glaucoma
  • If you are using or have used monoamine oxidase(MAO) inhibitors in the last 14 days.

Side effects of Sorest 100 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Loss in weight
  • Sexual dysfunction

Precautions and Warnings of Sorest 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sorest 100 mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
No. It usually is not recommended to use Sorest 100 mg Tablets during pregnancy, as it may be harmful to the growing foetus. Sorest 100 mg Tablets can cause disabilities in the growing foetus and hamper its development. If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy consult your physician before taking Sorest 100 mg Tablets for proper guidance.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sorest 100 mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
No. It is usually not recommended to use Sorest 100 mg Tablets if you are breastfeeding as it may pass on to the baby via breast milk and may cause side effects in the baby and hamper its growth.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Sorest 100 mg Tablets?
A:
No. It is not recommended to drive after consuming Sorest 100 mg Tablets as it may cause drowsiness, affecting the coordinating ability of the body.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Sorest 100 mg Tablets?
A:
No. It is firmly recommended to not consume alcohol with Sorest 100 mg Tablets. Alcohol may reduce the effectiveness of this medicine and may also lead to loss of the coordinating ability of muscles and concentration or focus on surroundings.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are using any other medicine for depression or any nutritional supplements.
  • You want to stop taking Sorest 100 mg Tablets, as discontinuing it abruptly may cause withdrawal symptoms to appear.
  • You are scheduled to have any dental or general surgery during the course of Sorest 100 mg Tablet.
  • You are planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding.
  • You consume alcohol regularly.
  • You smoke tobacco, as it reduces the effectiveness of Sorest 100 mg tablets.
  • You recently had a heart attack.
  • You have a history of liver or kidney disease.

Mode of Action of Sorest 100 MG

How Does It Work?

The active component of Sorest 100 mg Tablets is called fluvoxamine. Fluvoxamine is categorised as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. It works on our central nervous system(brain) and increases...
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Directions for Use of Sorest 100 MG

  • Sorest 100 mg Tablets should be taken as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, chew, or crush it.
  • Sorest 100 mg tablets can be taken on an empty stomach.
  • Check the expiry date of the medicine packaging diligently before ingesting it.
  • Do not use Sorest 100 mg Tablets if the packet or seal is broken.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, take the recommended dose of Sorest 100 mg Tablets at the same time every day for the prescribed period.
  • Do not alter the dose of Sorest Tab without consulting with the doctor.

Interactions of Sorest 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid side effects associated with Sorest 100 mg Tablet, it is important to inform the doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.
  • Sorest 100 mg Tablets are known to interact with the following medicines.
  • Acetazolamide- risk of adverse effects may increase.
  • Acetohexamide- risk of hyperglycemia may increase.
  • Alverine- risk of adverse side effects may increase.
  • Antithrombin alfa- risk of bleeding increases.
  • Carbinoxamine- risk of adverse side effects increases.
  • Cefamandole- excretion rate of fluvoxamine increases.

Interactions with food items

  • No adverse interaction of Sorest 100 mg Tablets with any food is known. However, it is recommended to completely avoid grapefruit juice along with it. However, you should follow the dietary instructio...
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Storage and disposal of Sorest 100 MG

Store Sorest 100 mg Tablets in an airtight and dry container away from heat, light, and moisture. Keep Sorest 100 mg Tablets away from the reach of children or pets. Dispose of unused/ expired Sorest ...
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Dosage of Sorest 100 MG

Overdose

In case of an accidental overdose of Sorest 100 mg Tablets, consult your doctor immediately. It may cause symptoms like agitation, seizures, loss of consciousness, drowsiness, etc.

Missed a Dose

In case you miss a dose of Sorest Tabs, take it as soon as possible. In case the gap is too long, or it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose of Sorest you have missed and continue with the ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Sorest 100 mg Tablets have an influence on my sex life?

A: Yes. Sorest 100 mg Tablets may hamper your sex life by lowering your libido. Men may also find it difficult to maintain an erection. In either case, consult your doctor for proper guidance. Do not discontinue the medication until recommended by a doctor.

Q: What is the best time to take Sorest 100 mg Tablets?

A: The best time to take Sorest 100 mg Tablet is right before bedtime. Drowsiness and dizziness are the common effects of Sorest medicine. Thus, it is recommended to take this medicine when you can take proper rest. It is also advised to take the medicine at a fixed time to maintain its adequate amounts in your system at all times.

Q: I have a history of kidney disease. Should I take Sorest 100 mg Tablets?

A: If you have a history of kidney disease, you should use Sorest 100 mg Tablets with certain precautions. It is important that you inform the doctor about your condition at the time of consultation, as an adjustment of dose may be needed from time to time. Your doctor may advise regular monitoring of kidney health with the help of kidney function tests. Consult your doctor for more information.
Product Details
Brand
SOREST
Expires on or After
30/01/2022

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Last Updated on: 30 Mar 2022 | 10:25 AM (IST)
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