SERENATA 50MG TABLET
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SERENATA 50MG TABLET belongs to the class of medications called antidepressants. It is used in the treatment of neurological diseases such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adolescents between 6 to 17 years of age. Depression is a mood disorder characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, loss, or anger. Anxiety is the feeling of fear about what’s about to come. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur in people who have experienced a terrifying or traumatic event. Panic disorder is characterized by a panic attack in which the patient experiences a sudden feeling of terror even if there is no real danger. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is the excessive thoughts that lead to repetitive behaviour.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET contains sertraline which is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It increases the release of the serotonin hormone in the body, which is responsible for improving mood, cognition, and memory.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET is available in oral tablet form. Do not increase or decrease the dose without the doctor’s advice. The dose is determined based on your health condition. Your doctor gradually reduces the dose before stopping the treatment. Do not abruptly stop taking the medication. Abrupt stopping of the treatment may lead to withdrawal symptoms such as flu-like symptoms, headache, dizziness, insomnia, restlessness, and nausea. These symptoms usually appear during the first few days after stopping treatment and go away after a few days. If the symptoms persist or worsen, consult a doctor immediately.
Common side-effects of SERENATA 50MG TABLET are drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, headache, diarrhoea, dry mouth, sore throat, loss of appetite, feeling unwell, and irritation. SERENATA 50MG TABLET may cause akathisia, a feeling of restlessness, in which the patients unable to sit or standstill. In some cases, SERENATA 50MG TABLET may cause suicidal thoughts. The risk is high in children and adolescents. So, patients who are taking SERENATA 50MG TABLET are regularly monitored. Normally, these side-effects improve with discontinuation of treatment.
Do not take SERENATA 50MG TABLET if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sertraline or other ingredients present in this medicine. Before taking SERENATA 50MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you are antidepressants, antipsychotics, antibiotics, any prescription or nonprescription drugs, or any dietary supplements. Tell your doctor if you are previously diagnosed with seizures, schizophrenia, liver diseases, diabetes, or bleeding disorders. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breast-feeding.
Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
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SERENATA 50MG TABLET may cause side-effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, headache, fatigue, diarrhoea, dry mouth, and delayed ejaculation. Other side-effects are sore throat, loss of appetite, increased appetite, restlessness, numbing or tingling sensation, vision problems, tinnitus (ringing in ears), and malaise (feeling unwell). SERENATA 50MG TABLET may decrease sodium levels.
Do not take SERENATA 50MG TABLET if you are allergic to sertraline or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Tell your doctor if you are taking antidepressants, antipsychotic medication, antihypertensives, or antibiotics. Talk to your doctor if you have a history of seizures, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. Patients with liver diseases, diabetes, heart disease, and bleeding disorders should use SERENATA 50MG TABLET with caution. Please do not stop the treatment abruptly as it can cause withdrawal reactions. SERENATA 50MG TABLET may cause suicidal thoughts and worsen depression or anxiety. SERENATA 50MG TABLET is used with caution in children and adolescents under 18 years of age as it increases suicidal tendencies in this population.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET interacts with alcohol and increases the risk of side-effects.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women and women of childbearing potential.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET should be used in breastfeeding mothers only when prescribed by a doctor.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET causes drowsiness. So, it is recommended to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after taking SERENATA 50MG TABLET.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems.
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Some patients may experience weight gain after using SERENATA 50MG TABLET. So, it is advised to keep a check on your weight while using this medicine.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET may cause gastritis. Consult a doctor if you experience any abnormal side-effects while taking SERENATA 50MG TABLET.
Do not stop SERENATA 50MG TABLET without your doctor's advice. Sudden discontinuation may lead to withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, insomnia, restlessness, and anxiety.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET interacts with alcohol and increases the risk of side-effects such as drowsiness. It also worsens the disease condition. So, it is advised to stop taking alcohol.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET may take one week to several weeks to improve the symptoms as it depends on the severity of the condition.
SERENATA 50MG TABLET should not be used in children without a doctor's advice. It is usually used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder in children above 6 years of age.
It's not known whether this reduces male fertility. There's no firm evidence to suggest that taking SERENATA 50MG TABLET will reduce fertility in women. Talk to your doctor if you're concerned.
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