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Zosert 100 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition

SERTRALINE-100MG

Consume Type

ORAL

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Zosert 100 Tablet 10's

Zosert 100 Tablet 10's belongs to a class of antidepressant drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) used in the treatment of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder, panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Depression is a mood disorder associated with symptoms such as sadness, unable to sleep properly or enjoy life as you used to do. OCD is a mental disorder with symptoms such as excessive thoughts or ideas (obsessions), leading to repetitive behaviours (compulsions). Panic disorder is linked to anxiety with sudden feelings of fear when there is no danger in reality. PTSD is a mental condition that occurs after experiencing a very emotional or terrifying event and has symptoms similar to anxiety and depression. Social anxiety disorder (social phobia) is associated with intense anxiety or distress in social situations.

Zosert 100 Tablet 10's contains Sertraline that works by inhibiting the reabsorption of released serotonin back into the nerve cells. Thus, it increases serotonin activity (chemical messenger) in the brain that is involved in regulating mood, behaviour, and emotions. Thereby, Zosert 100 Tablet 10's helps relieve depression, lighten the mood and relieve anxiety symptoms such as fear and panic.

Take Zosert 100 Tablet 10's with or without food as prescribed by your doctor and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not break, crush or chew it. Your doctor will advise you how often you take Zosert 100 Tablet 10's based on your medical condition. Some people may experience drowsiness, dizziness, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), dry mouth, nausea, headache, diarrhoea, tiredness or ejaculation failure. Most of these side effects of Zosert 100 Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Zosert 100 Tablet 10's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may be used only to treat Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children aged 6 to 17 years and not treat any other conditions in children below 18 years of age. Zosert 100 Tablet 10's is not recommended for use during pregnancy, especially in the last 3 months. It may cause a serious condition in the baby, such as persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), which causes the baby to appear bluish and breathing faster. Therefore, please consult a doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may be excreted in human milk. Please consult a doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother. Zosert 100 Tablet 10's should be used with caution in elderly patients as there is an increased risk of low sodium levels in the blood.  If you have any self-harming or suicidal thoughts before taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's, inform your doctor as they may worsen in the initial days of taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's. Do not take Zosert 100 Tablet 10's with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as moclobemide and methylene blue to treat depression and opioids as it may cause severe adverse effects.

Uses of Zosert 100 Tablet 10's

Depression, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Social anxiety disorder, Panic disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Medicinal Benefits

Zosert 100 Tablet 10's contains Sertraline, an antidepressant that inhibits the reabsorption of released serotonin back into the nerve cells. Thus, it increases serotonin activity (chemical messenger) in the brain that is involved in regulating mood, behaviour, and emotions. Thereby, Zosert 100 Tablet 10's helps relieve depression, lighten the mood and relieve anxiety symptoms such as fear and panic.

Directions for Use

Tablet: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.Oral solution: Shake the bottle well before each use. Take the prescribed dose by mouth using the measuring cup/dropper.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Zosert 100 Tablet 10's

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Tiredness
  • Ejaculation failure

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to Zosert 100 Tablet 10's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may be used only to treat Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children aged 6 to 17 years and does not treat any other conditions in children below 18 years of age. Zosert 100 Tablet 10's is not recommended for use during pregnancy, especially in the last 3 months. It may cause a serious condition in the baby, such as persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), which causes the baby to appear bluish and breathing faster. Therefore, please consult a doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may be excreted in human milk. Please consult a doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother. Zosert 100 Tablet 10's should be used with caution in elderly patients as there is an increased risk of low sodium levels in the blood.  If you have any self-harming or suicidal thoughts before taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's, inform your doctor as they may worsen in the initial days of taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's. Do not take Zosert 100 Tablet 10's with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as moclobemide and methylene blue to treat depression and opioids pain killer as it may cause severe adverse effects. If you have diabetes, fits, bipolar disorder, bleeding disorders, glaucoma, severe diarrhoea, low sodium or potassium levels in the blood, neuroleptic malignant syndrome or serotonin syndrome (potentially life-threatening conditions), liver or heart problems, inform your doctor before taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may have interaction with antiparkinson drug (selegiline), antibiotic (linezolid), antipsychotic drugs (pimozide, haloperidol, perphenazine, olanzapine, levomepromazine), opioid pain killers (buprenorphine, fentanyl, tramadol), opioid antagonists (naloxone), blood thinners (warfarin, ticlopidine), monoamine oxidase inhibitors used to treat depression (moclobemide, methylene blue), antifungals (fluconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole, ketoconazole, itraconazole), antibiotics (erythromycin, telithromycin, clarithromycin, levofloxacin), antidepressants (nefazodone, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, amitriptyline, nortriptyline, desipramine), antimanic drug (lithium), anticonvulsants  (phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital), painkillers (ibuprofen, aspirin), antidiabetic drug (tolbutamide), antacids (cimetidine, pantoprazole, rabeprazole, omeprazole, lansoprazole).

Drug-Food Interactions: Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may interact with St. John’s wort (a herbal medicine used to treat depression) and grapefruit juice as they may increase the risk of a build-up of high levels of serotonin in the body. Also, avoid intake of alcohol while taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's as it may increase side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness or difficulty in concentrating.

Drug-Disease Interactions: If you have diabetes, fits, bipolar disorder, bleeding disorders, glaucoma, severe diarrhoea, low sodium or potassium levels in the blood, neuroleptic malignant syndrome or serotonin syndrome (potentially life-threatening conditions), liver or heart problems, inform your doctor before taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • SELEGILINE
  • LINEZOLID
  • PIMOZIDE
  • HALOPERIDOL
  • PERPHENAZINE
  • OLANZAPINE
  • BUPRENORPHINE
  • FENTANYL
  • TRAMADOL
  • NALOXONE
  • WARFARIN
  • TICLOPIDINE
  • MOCLOBEMIDE
  • METHYLENE BLUE
  • FLUCONAZOLE
  • POSACONAZOLE
  • VORICONAZOLE
  • KETOCONAZOLE
  • ITRACONAZOLE
  • ERYTHROMYCIN
  • TELITHROMYCIN
  • CLARITHROMYCIN
  • LEVOFLOXACIN
  • NEFAZODONE
  • FLUOXETINE
  • FLUVOXAMINE
  • AMITRIPTYLINE
  • NORTRIPTYLINE
  • DESIPRAMINE
  • LITHIUM
  • PHENYTOIN
  • CARBAMAZEPINE
  • PHENOBARBITAL
  • IBUPROFEN
  • ASPIRIN
  • TOLBUTAMIDE
  • CIMETIDINE
  • PANTOPRAZOLE
  • RABEPRAZOLE
  • OMEPRAZOLE
  • LANSOPRAZOLE
  • LEVOMEPROMAZINE
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      Avoid consumption of alcohol with Zosert 100 Tablet 10's as it may increase the risk of drowsiness, dizziness or difficulty in concentrating.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      unsafe

      Zosert 100 Tablet 10's is a Category C pregnancy drug and is not recommended for use during pregnancy especially in the last 3 months as it may cause a serious condition in the baby such as persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) which causes the baby to appear bluish and makes breathing faster. Therefore, please consult a doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may be excreted in human milk. Please consult a doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother. Zosert 100 Tablet 10's is given to breastfeeding mothers only if the doctor thinks benefits are greater than risks.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      unsafe

      Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness, drowsiness or impair thinking. Therefore, avoid driving if you experience any of these symptoms after taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Take Zosert 100 Tablet 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      If you have any concerns regarding the use of Zosert 100 Tablet 10's in patients with kidney problems, please consult a doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may be used only to treat Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children aged 6 to 17 years. Zosert 100 Tablet 10's is not recommended to treat any other disorders in children below 18 years of age.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Maintain a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Avoid fried foods, high-fat dairy products, pastries and processed foods as they may worsen anxiety. Include foods rich in omega fatty acids such as fish, nuts, fresh fruits, vegetables and olive oils.
    • Neurotransmitters are made up of amino acids. Amino acid-rich foods such as meat, dairy products, and certain fruits and vegetables help in the proper maintenance of neurotransmitters.
    • Complex carbohydrates help in stimulating serotonin (a feel-good neurotransmitter). These include whole grains, legumes, spinach, broccoli, oranges and pears.
    • Exercising helps in the production of the body’s natural antidepressants. It also helps in relieving stress, improving mood, boosts self-esteem, and provides restful sleep.
    • Perform meditation and yoga. This helps in relieving stress and provides relaxation.
    • Regularly attend therapy sessions.
    • Follow a regular sleep pattern to improve the amount and quality of sleep you get.
    • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.

    Special Advise

    • Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may interfere with a urine test. Therefore, it is advised to inform your doctor or lab technician that you are taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's.

    Other Information (ZOS0006)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Depression: It is a mood disorder associated with symptoms such as sadness, unable to sleep properly or enjoy life as you used to do. Depression can also influence some chronic health conditions and relationships. The exact cause of depression is unknown, but it may be associated with mental problems, trauma, family history, drugs use, and medical conditions.

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): It is a mental disorder with symptoms such as excessive thoughts or ideas (obsessions) leading to repetitive behaviours (compulsions).

    Panic disorder: It is linked to anxiety with sudden fear even when there is no danger in reality.

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): It is a mental condition that occurs after experiencing a very emotional or terrifying event and has symptoms similar to anxiety and depression.

    Social anxiety disorder: It is social phobia associated with intense anxiety or distress in social situations.

    FAQs

    How does Zosert 100 Tablet 10's work?

    Zosert 100 Tablet 10's contains Sertraline, which inhibits the reabsorption of released serotonin back into the nerve cells. Thus, it increases the serotonin (chemical messenger) activity in the brain that regulates mood, behaviour and emotions. Thereby, Zosert 100 Tablet 10's helps in relieving depression, lightening the mood and relieving anxiety symptoms such as fear and panic.

    Is Zosert 100 Tablet 10's used to treat panic disorder?

    Yes, Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may be used to treat a panic disorder by reducing fear. However, please consult a doctor before using the Zosert 100 Tablet 10's.

    Can I take Zosert 100 Tablet 10's with opioids?

    No, you are not recommended to take Zosert 100 Tablet 10's with opioids as co-administration of these medicines may cause adverse effects such as hallucinations, increased muscle tension, excessive sweating, fever, anxiety, involuntary, rhythmic contractions of muscles, including the muscles that control eye movement, tremor or even coma. However, before using Zosert 100 Tablet 10's with any other medicines, you are advised to contact your doctor so that the dosage may be adjusted accordingly to use safely.

    Does Zosert 100 Tablet 10's cause self-harming thoughts?

    Yes, Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may cause self-harming or suicidal thoughts, especially in patients aged less than 25 years or who have a history of self-harming thoughts. Therefore, please consult a doctor immediately if you experience any such thoughts while taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's.

    How long does it take for Zosert 100 Tablet 10's to work?

    It takes about 2 weeks or longer, usually for Zosert 100 Tablet 10's to work. However, it is recommended to use Zosert 100 Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you.

    Does Zosert 100 Tablet 10's affect fertility?

    Zosert 100 Tablet 10's may affect male fertility as it may reduce sperm quality. Therefore, please consult a doctor if you are planning to father a child.

    Is Zosert 100 Tablet 10's safe for diabetic patients?

    Zosert 100 Tablet 10's should be used with caution in diabetic patients as it may alter blood sugar levels. Therefore, regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended while taking Zosert 100 Tablet 10's, especially if you have diabetes, and the dose of diabetic medicines may be adjusted appropriately by your doctor.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Zosert 100 Tablet 10's

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001

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    Strip

    1

    10 Tablet in 1 Strip