What is Zosert?

Sertraline (trade names Zoloft, Lustral) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily prescribed for major depressive disorder in adult outpatients as well as obsessive–compulsive, panic, and social anxiety disorders in both adults and children. In 2013, it was the most prescribed antidepressant and second most prescribed psychiatric medication (after Alprazolam) on the U.S. retail market, with over 41 million prescriptions.

Differences with other newer antidepressants are subtle and mostly confined to side effects. It has a similar tolerability profile to other SSRIs, with the types of adverse events usually including diarrhea, nausea, trembling, sexual dysfunction and weight gain. The incidence of diarrhea was higher with sertraline in comparison to other SSRIs.

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Three years back I was prescribed zocert100 mg by my psychiatrist. Then I withdrew the medicine as per the Doctors advivise after 3 months. Now...

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you can restart with the earlier dose of zosert.

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My daughter 15 years old was prescribed Qutipin 25 mg and Zosert 50 mg by doctor for depression. And she is taking the tablet for 4 months.

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gradually taper the medicines and stop

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my history is in the link

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I recommend mirtazapine

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