Sertraline 50 is an antidepressant and it affects chemicals in the brain that may unbalance in people with depression, panic, anxiety issues and obsessive-compulsive symptoms. It is useful to treat social phobia, panic disorder and other kind of disorder that have an effect on your mood and behavior. This medication improve your mood, sleep, appetite and your energy level. It works by restoring the balance of serotonin in the brain. The medication comes in the form of tablet and oral solution. A pserson with liver disease can take the tablet because it normally has no or very minimal effect on the liver. The medicine changes the amount of chemical in the brain to maintain mental stability.
Sertraline 50 tablets helps in decreasing unwanted thoughts, and random panic attacks. It also helps in reducing the crave of repeating tasks that one does in a day to day life. Take the tablet orally once a day with a glass of water. Do not exceed the oral solution more than a measuring cup. Try not to take the medicine with grapefruit juice. Swallow it as a whole. Do not stop it suddenly even if you are not feeling any positive effects of the medicine. The result of the medicine is visible within 4 to 6 weeks after consumption.
Dose of your medicine should be as prescribed by your doctor and your medical conditions. Take the dose at the same intervals of time. Try not to skip it. Do not take a double dose to make up for the skipped dose. Overdose can cause symptoms like insomnia, nausea and vomiting. Take your medicine carefully. Avoid alcohol consumption with medicine.
Do not take Sertraline if you are allergic to it. Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid the use of medicine in children. This medication may cause drowsiness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how the medicine affects you. It should not be taken without doctor’s consultation because it’s not necessary that it will be as effective on everyone. Avoid taking the medicine during pregnancy.
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