Setaloft

Setaloft

sertraline

Manufacturer:

Teva

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Sertraline
Indications/Uses
Treatment of depression & prevention of recurrence. Social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Depression & OCD Initially 50 mg once daily. Panic disorder, social anxiety disorder & PTSD Initially 25 mg once daily. OCD Childn 13-17 yr Initially 50 mg/day, 6-12 yr Initially 25 mg/day. All doses may be  increased to 50 mg/day after 1 wk. Subsequent dose titration may be made in 50-mg increments wkly to max 200 mg/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Concomitant use w/ MAOIs & pimozide.
Special Precautions
Monitor for signs & symptoms of serotonin syndrome or neuroleptic malignant syndrome. DM. Co-administration w/ other serotonergic drugs. Switching from SSRIs, antidepressants or antiobsessional drugs. Activation of mania/hypomania. Epilepsy or history of seizures. Bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. Suicide. Abnormal bleeding/haemorrhage. Hyponatremia. Electroconvulsive therapy. Lactose intolerance. Hepatic & renal impairment. Avoid alcohol consumption. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <18 yr. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Insomnia, dizziness, sleepiness, headache, diarrhoea, feeling sick, dry mouth, ejaculation failure, fatigue.
Drug Interactions
Serious reactions w/ MAOIs ie, moclobemide & selegiline; linezolid, pimozide. Wait until 24 hr after the last dose of linezolid.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N06AB06 - sertraline ; Belongs to the class of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Used in the management of depression.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Setaloft FC tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
28's
Form
Setaloft FC tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
28's
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