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Zoloft (sertraline)

Classification: Serotonin-reuptake inhibitor antidepressant

Form: 50mg (white) and 100mg (orange) capsules

Usual Dosage: initial dose of 50mg/day not to exceed 200mg/day

Instructions: Sertraline should be administered with food once daily preferably with the evening meal, or, if administration in the morning is desired, with breakfast.

Side effects to report to your doctor

  • sexual dysfunction (ejaculatory delay)
  • insomnia or somulence
  • nausea / vomiting /diarrhea
  • dry mouth
  • dizziness
  • tremor 

In order to minimize the opportunity for overdosage, prescriptions for sertraline should be written for the smallest quantity of drug consistent with good patient management.

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