Zoloft/Zoloft ODT

Zoloft/Zoloft ODT

sertraline

Manufacturer:

Pfizer

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Sertraline HCl
Indications/Uses
Treatment of symptoms of depression including depression accompanied by symptoms of anxiety, in patients w/ or w/o history of mania; obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder w/ or w/o agoraphobia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social phobia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Depression & OCD 50 mg/day. Max: 200 mg/day. Panic disorder, PTSD & social phobia 25 mg/day, may be increased to 50 mg/day after 1 wk. Max: 200 mg/day. PMDD 50 mg/day, either daily throughout the menstrual cycle or limited to the luteal phase of menstrual cycle. Dose changes should be made at 1-wk intervals. Max: 150 mg/day. OCD Childn 13-17 yr Initially 50 mg/day, 6-12 yr Initially 25 mg/day increasing to 50 mg/day after 1 wk. Max: 200 mg/day. Administer once daily either in the morning or evening.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Activation of hypomania or mania. Unstable epilepsy, history of bleeding disorders, hyponatremia, hepatic & renal impairment. Monitor for signs & symptoms of serotonin syndrome or neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Concomitant use of drugs that affect platelet function. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea/loose stools, dry mouth, dyspepsia, nausea, anorexia, dizziness, somnolence, tremor, insomnia, sexual dysfunction (principally ejaculatory delay in males), increased sweating.
Drug Interactions
Tryptophan, fenfluramine, 5-HT agonists, St. John's wort, alcohol, lithium, phenytoin, sumatriptan, protein bound drugs, warfarin, cimetidine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N06AB06 - sertraline ; Belongs to the class of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Used in the management of depression.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Zoloft film-coated tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Zoloft film-coated tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
60's
Form
Zoloft ODT tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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