Serta 100 Tablet 15's
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Manufactured By Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Composition Sertraline 100mg
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Serta 100 Tablet Uses:
Serta 100 Tablet composition:
Interactions / Warnings:
Serta 100 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Serta 100 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
- Sertraline effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and panic disorders.
- It is one of the more effective and better tolerated antidepressant medication.
- It causes less sleepiness than other antidepressants.
- It has been proven safe for depressed patients with recent myocardial infarction or angina.
- Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Sertraline affects you.
- Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Sertraline is very less.
- Inform your doctor if you experience decreased sex drive or difficulty having an orgasm.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Serta 100 Tablet Side Effects:
Sertraline : Low sexual desire, Delayed ejaculation, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Nausea, Weight gain, Diarrhea, Erectile dysfunction, Stomach upset
How to use Serta 100 Tablet :
Serta 100 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Serta 100 Tablet works:
Sernorm 100mg Tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.
Q. Does Sernorm cause weight gain?
Sernorm commonly causes weight gain as the patient is unable to stop the urge to eat. Additionally, use of Sernorm may also lead to weight loss, though it occurs rarely. The reason for weight loss could be loss of appetite. Consult your doctor in case of any concerns regarding your weight.
Q. How long does it take for Sernorm to work?
You may start noticing an improvement in symptoms within 7 days of taking Sernorm. However, it may take longer to show full response and will vary from person to person.
Q. How long do I need to take Sernorm?
You should continue taking Sernorm as long as your doctor recommends to take it which may be for several months. Doctors usually recommend the medicine for 6 months to a year after you no longer feel depressed. It is important to know that stopping the medication before the suggested time may cause depression to come back.
Q. When is the best time to take Sernorm?
Sernorm is usually taken once a day and can be taken at any time of the day. It can be taken with or without food. Take it as per your convenience but preferably at the same time each day. Some people who have sleep difficulty after taking Sernorm, they should take it in the morning. Whereas, some take it at night to limit the side effects of nausea and vomiting.
Q. Does Sernorm cause sleepiness?
Yes, Sernorm may commonly cause sleepiness. In case you feel dizzy, sleepy or tired after taking Sernorm, you should avoid driving or using heavy machinery. This generally happens within the first few days and weeks after starting Sernorm, which may disappear after 2-3 months of use of Sernorm.
Q. What does Sernorm do for anxiety?
Sernorm belongs to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class of medicines. It increases the levels of serotonin which is an important chemical and a neurotransmitter. This increase in serotonin levels can help to improve and regulate your mood, resulting in an improvement in the symptoms of anxiety.
Q. Can I stop taking Sernorm if I am better now?
No, you should not stop taking Sernorm without consulting your doctor. This is because sudden discontinuation of Sernorm may cause withdrawal symptoms. Hence, it is important to gradually reduce the dose with time (over several weeks or months).
Q. What are the withdrawal symptoms of Sernorm?
The withdrawal symptoms of Sernorm include dizziness, nausea, numbness or tingling in the hands or feet, trouble sleeping, feeling agitated or anxious, headaches and shaking. However, these symptoms are generally mild to moderate and disappear after 1-2 weeks of discontinuing Sernorm.
Q. What are the symptoms of overdose of Sernorm?
The symptoms of overdose of Sernorm include nausea, dizziness, fever, vomiting, confusion, shakiness, and a rapid heartbeat. Whereas, serious side effects include fainting, delirium, heart problems, and changes in blood pressure. If you experience such symptoms immediately contact your doctor or seek emergency medical services in a nearby hospital.
Medicine disease interaction:
Serta 100 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Country of origin: India
Manufacturer/Marketer Address: Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009, Gujarat
Rs 256.17MRP 312.40