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    Sertraline Tablet

    Presentations :

    zoloft25 : Each film coated tablet contains Sertraline Hydrochloride

    INN equivalent to Sertraline 25 mg.

    zoloft 50 : Each film coated tablet contains Sertraline Hydrochloride

    INN equivalent to Sertraline 50 mg.

    zoloft  100   :   Each   film   coated   tablet   contains   Sertraline

    Hydrochloride INN equivalent to Sertraline 100 mg.

    Indications :

    *   Depressive illness

    *   Obsessive compulsive disorder

    *   Post-traumatic stress disorder

    Dosage and administration : Depressive illness:

    Initially 50 mg daily, increased if necessary by increment of 50 mg over several weeks to max. 200 mg daily; usual maintenance dose 50 mg daily; CHILD; not recommended. Obsessive - compulsive disorder :

    ADULT and ADOLESCENT over 13 years initially 50 mg daily, increased if necessary in steps of 50 mg over several weeks; usual dose range 50-200 mg daily; CHILD 6-12 years initially 25 mg daily, increased to 50 mg daily after 1 week, further increased necessary in steps of 50 mg at intervals of at least 1 week (max. 200 mg daily); CHILD under 6 years not recommended. Post- traumatic stress disorder:

    Initially 25 mg daily, increased after 1 week to 50 mg daily; if response is partial and if drug tolerated, dose increased in steps of 50 mg over several weeks to maximum 200 mg daily.

    Precautions :

    Sertraline should be used with caution in patients with epilepsy, concurrent electroconvulsive therapy, history of mania, cardiac disease, diabetes mellitus, angle-closure glaucoma, history of bleeding disorders, hepatic and renal impairment, pregnancy and breast-feeding. SSRIs may also impair performance of skilled

    tasks. Abrupt withdrawal of SSRIs should be avoided.

    Side effects :

    Side effects of the Sertraline include gastrointestinal effects.

    Hypersensitivity reaction and other side effects include dry mouth,

    nervousness,  anxiety,  headache,  insomnia,  tremor,  dizziness,

    convulsion etc.

    Contraindications :

    Sertraline is contraindicated in patients entering manic phase.

    Drug interaction :

    MOAIs, Oral anticoagulant, CNS active drug, Cemetidine.

    Use in pregnancy and lactation :

    Sertraline should avoid during pregnancy and lactation.

    Commercial Pack :

    zoloft 25 : Each box contains 5 blister packs of 10 tablets.

    zoloft 50 : Each box contains 5 blister packs of 10 tablets.

    Published on April 29, 2013 · Filed under: Products; Tagged as: , ,
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