Serta-100 Tablet 15's
Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Serta-100 Tablet 15's
Serta-100 Tablet 15's 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.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's 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.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's 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 Serta-100 Tablet 15's are drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, headache, diarrhoea, dry mouth, sore throat, loss of appetite, feeling unwell, and irritation. Serta-100 Tablet 15's may cause akathisia, a feeling of restlessness, in which the patients unable to sit or standstill. In some cases, Serta-100 Tablet 15's may cause suicidal thoughts. The risk is high in children and adolescents. So, patients who are taking Serta-100 Tablet 15's are regularly monitored. Normally, these side-effects improve with discontinuation of treatment.
Do not take Serta-100 Tablet 15's if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sertraline or other ingredients present in this medicine. Before taking Serta-100 Tablet 15's, 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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Serta-100 Tablet 15's 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). Serta-100 Tablet 15's may decrease sodium levels.
Do not take Serta-100 Tablet 15's 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 Serta-100 Tablet 15's with caution. Please do not stop the treatment abruptly as it can cause withdrawal reactions. Serta-100 Tablet 15's may cause suicidal thoughts and worsen depression or anxiety. Serta-100 Tablet 15's is used with caution in children and adolescents under 18 years of age as it increases suicidal tendencies in this population.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's interacts with alcohol and increases the risk of side-effects.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's should be used with caution in pregnant women and women of childbearing potential.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's should be used in breastfeeding mothers only when prescribed by a doctor.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's causes drowsiness. So, it is recommended to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after taking Serta-100 Tablet 15's.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems.
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Some patients may experience weight gain after using Serta-100 Tablet 15's. So, it is advised to keep a check on your weight while using this medicine.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's may cause gastritis. Consult a doctor if you experience any abnormal side-effects while taking Serta-100 Tablet 15's.
Do not stop Serta-100 Tablet 15's without your doctor's advice. Sudden discontinuation may lead to withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, insomnia, restlessness, and anxiety.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's 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.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's may take one week to several weeks to improve the symptoms as it depends on the severity of the condition.
Serta-100 Tablet 15's 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 Serta-100 Tablet 15's will reduce fertility in women. Talk to your doctor if you're concerned.
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15 Tablet in 1 Strip