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Serdep 100 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Sertraline
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Serdep 100 MG Tablet is used for treating obsessive compulsive disorder, major depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (feeling of depression and irritability before menstruation). Belonging to the drug group of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), the medication helps to increase the serotonin amount (a natural substance) in the brain that maintains the mental health. This improves the symptoms of anxiety and depression.

The dosage of Serdep 100 MG Tablet will depend on your age, your health condition, the problem you are suffering from, and the way your body reacts to the first dose. It is available both in tablet and liquid form. You can take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor, with or without food. Generally, the capsule form of this medicine is taken along with food after breakfast or the evening meal.

Your doctor must be informed if you have a medical history of bleeding, liver problems, thyroid disease, seizure disorder or a family medical history of glaucoma (eye disorder). Also if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or a breastfeeding mother, your doctor must have prior knowledge about the same before prescribing the medication as it may affect the baby.

Serdep 100 MG Tablet can have some common side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, upset stomach, trouble sleeping, loss of appetite and excessive sweating. You can consult your doctor if these conditions persist or even get worse. However, you must inform your doctor immediately if you face any of the following serious side effects:

  • Unusual weight loss
  • Redness, swelling or pain in the eyes, widened pupils or blurred vision
  • Stiff or twitching muscles and muscle tremors
  • Black stools accompanied with blood
  • Lack of coordination, restlessness, hallucinations or seizures

As Serdep 100 MG Tablet can make you feel drowsy or dizzy, it is better to avoid activities that require your concentration like driving until you are sure how your body reacts to the initial doses. Try to avoid alcohol as it can increase your sleepiness and affect your ability to think and perform clearly.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.

  • Depression

    Serdep 100 MG Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of depression like feeling sad, irritable and devoid of energy.
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Ocd)

    Serdep 100 MG Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder like repetitive thoughts and behaviour.
  • Panic Disorder

    Serdep 100 MG Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of panic disorder like sweating, breathing problem, weakness and numbness in hands.
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Ptsd)

    Serdep 100 MG Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder which develop in a patient after a shocking or scary traumatic condition or an accident.
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

    Serdep 100 MG Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder like severe depression, irritability, and tension before menstruation.
  • Social Anxiety Disorder

    Serdep 100 MG Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of social anxiety disorder like extreme fear of being watched, red face or blushing, avoiding social situations and staying quite.
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Sertraline.
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

    Serdep 100 MG Tablet is not recommended in the patients for at least 14 days after discontinuation of monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 3 days.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 4.5 to 8.4 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is known to excreted through the breast milk. It is not recommended for breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Occasional side effects like sleeplessness, restlessness should be monitored.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Serdep 100 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include a change in pulse rates, severe drowsiness, confusion, vomiting, hallucinations, convulsions, and fainting. Immediate medical intervention may be required if the overdose symptoms are severe.
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Serdep 100 MG Tablet is a selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor. It works by inhibiting the uptake of serotonin thus increasing its levels in the brain and helps in relieving the symptoms of depression.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Depression

    This medicine may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts in the patients with depression. Patients caretakers should be educated about these symptoms. Any changes in the behavior should be reported to the doctor immediately.

    Glaucoma

    This medicine should be used with caution in the patients with the history of glaucoma. Any symptoms of changes in the vision should be reported to the doctor immediately.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended in the patients receiving Serdep 100 MG Tablet. Performing works that require mental alertness like driving vehicle or operating machinery is not recommended.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Ciprofloxacin

    Serdep 100 MG Tablet should be used with caution in the patients receiving medications that can cause irregular heart rhythm. Inform the doctor if you have a history of heart disease. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    Clozapine

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor as the risk of adverse effects on the heart is very high if these medicines are administered together. You may require a dose adjustment and clinical safety monitoring while taking them together. In some cases, your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine that does not interact.

    Ondansetron

    Combined use of these medications is not recommended due to the risk of seizures, confusion, fast and irregular heartbeat. You may require a dose adjustment and clinical safety monitoring while taking them together. In some cases, your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine that does not interact.

    Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

    Serdep 100 MG Tablet should be used with caution in the patients receiving medications that affect the coagulation. Monitoring of blood platelet levels should be made. Any symptoms of swelling, weakness and abnormal bleeding should be reported to the doctor.
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