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Zosert 100mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Zosert 100mg Tablet is a prescription medication that is used for treating various mental conditions like Major depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD), panic disorders (sudden or u...
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Product Summary

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ContainsSertraline(100.0 Mg)
UsesMajor depressive disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Panic disorder, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Social anxiety disorder (SAD), Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
Side effectsHeadaches, Difficulty in sleeping, Felling sleepy, Diarrhoea, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Increased sweating, Decreased sexual drive.
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Zosert 100 MG

  • According to CDSCO & USFDA, the Zosert 100mg Tablet is used in:
  • Treatment of Major depressive disorder.
  • Treatment of Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
  • Treatment of Panic disorder.
  • Treatment of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Treatment of Social anxiety disorder (SAD).
  • Treatment of Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

Contraindications of Zosert 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to any component of the Zosert 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 Zosert 100 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Zosert 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zosert Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Zosert 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 Zosert Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Breastfeeding mothers should consult a doctor before taking Zosert Tablet. Some research studies have shown detectable amounts of this medicine in breastmilk, which 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 Zosert Tablet?
A:
Zosert 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 Zosert Tablet?
A:
No, do not consume alcohol with Zosert 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 Zosert Tablet.
  • You have any suicidal or self-harming thoughts.
  • You have angle-closure glaucoma, an eye disorder. This medicine can increase fluid pressure in the eye.
  • You have a history of kidney or liver disease; this medicine may need a dose adjustment.
  • You have a seizure (fits). This medicine may need a dose adjustment.
  • You have a bleeding disorder. 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, as they can interfere with this medicine.
  • You have a history of alcohol or medicine addictions.
  • You experience worsening of your symptoms or suicidal behaviour.

Mode of Action of Zosert 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Zosert 100mg Tablet contains Sertraline 100mg, an antidepressant. It works by increasing the release of serotonin and balancing its levels in the brain. Serotonin is a chemical messenger responsible f...
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Directions for Use of Zosert 100 MG

  • Take Zosert Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Take it at the same time regularly.
  • Take the medicine as a whole with a full glass of water. Do not break the tablet or chew this medicine.
  • You can take the Zosert 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 take Zosert Tablet with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not stop using it abruptly, as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms.

Interactions of Zosert 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antipsychotics - Increase the risk of QTc prolongation (heart muscles taking more time than normal to recharge) and ventricular arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms).
  • Antiplatelet agents (aspirin, heparin, warfarin)- Increases the risk of bleeding.
  • Antidepressants- May cause serotonin syndrome, which is potentially life-threatening.
  • Anti-seizure medicines- Sertraline may increase phenytoin concentrations.

Interactions with food items

  • You can continue with the usual diet as food doesn’t influence the effect of the Zosert 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 Zosert 100 MG

Store Zosert 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 fro...
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Dosage of Zosert 100 MG

Overdose

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

If you've missed a dose of the Zosert 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
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

A: You should continue taking the Zosert 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: May Zosert Tablet cause weight gain/loss?

A: Zosert Tablet may lead to weight gain since patients cannot control their appetite. 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 Zosert Tablet after I feel improvement in my symptoms?

A: No. Do not discontinue taking Zosert Tablet without consulting your doctor, as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms like nausea, sleeplessness, restlessness, and anxiety. Talk to your doctor before stopping the medicine as doses need to be slowly tapered off to prevent undesirable side effects.
Product Details
Brand
ZOSERT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/12/2023

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