SETALOFT 50 mg. 30 tablets
Setaloft affect certain structures in the human brain and has an antidepressant effect. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin reuptake of serotonin (SSRIs). Setaloft is administered for treatment of depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social phobia (social anxiety disorder).
Depression is a clinical illness. If you feel sad, you are willing to weep, is disturbed your sleep and you can not feel pleasure from life Setaloft can help to overcome these problems. It can help to treat anxiety that can accompany depression. This drug prevents the return of depression or not you sliding back into it.
is a disease associated with anxiety. In case you had short episodes of anxiety or panic and worry about Setaloft can help.
(OCD) is a disease associated with anxiety where Setaloft can also help. PTSD is a condition that can occur after stress and has some symptoms similar to the symptoms of depression or anxiety. If you suffer from PTSD medication can help, and to prevent the return of PTSD.
fear of social and public appearances, afraid to meet new people, to be criticized by others or yourself in a humiliating and embarrassing your situation. This medicine can help.
2. WHAT IS NECESSARY BEFORE TREATMENT WITH SETALOFT
If the answer to any of izbroentie questions is YES, you should NOT take Setaloft
• Have you ever had an allergic reaction to sertraline?
• Do you take and take you over the past two weeks medicines of the monoamine oxidase inhibitors?
• Do you take a drug called pimozide (used to treat certain mental illnesses)?
If the answer to any of the following questions is YES, tell your doctor
• Are you pregnant or think you may be pregnant?
• Breast milk it?
• Do you have problems with your liver?
• Have you ever had an epileptic fit?
• For 16 years you and have you ever had signs of depression, panic disorder, PTSD and social phobia?
• Your child under 6 years is it and is there a sign of obsessive-compulsive disorder?
• Are you being treated currently with electroshock therapy?
• Do you use alcohol regularly and do you not drink alcohol during treatment?
• Do you drive or operate machinery during treatment?
• Do you treat with any other medication your illness, for example lithium or another selective inhibitor of serotonin reuptake?
• Are you taking tryptophan, sumatriptan, fenfluramine, warfarin, phenytoin, diazepam, tolbutamide or cimetidine?
Use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age
This medicine is not usually used in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years except for patients with obsessive-compulsive disorders. You should know that when taking drugs of this group of patients under 18 have an increased risk of adverse reactions attempts and suicidal thoughts, hostility (mainly aggression, behavior oppositional behavior and anger). However, your doctor may prescribe Setaloft when it is in the interest of the patient. You should tell your doctor if you experience any of the symptoms described above.
Application of Setaloft and intake of foods and beverages
Food does not affect the bioavailability of the product.
3. HOW TO USE SETALOFT
Always take Setaloft according to the instructions of the doctor! Setaloft administered once daily in the morning or evening. The tablets can be taken on an empty stomach or with food.
The starting dose for depression is 50 mg in one dose. This is the usual dose for the treatment of depression.
The starting dose is 25 mg daily in a dose,
after one week, your doctor may increase to 50 mg daily in one dose.
The starting dose for children aged 13 to 17 years and adults with OCD is 50 mg in one dose. Starting dose of OCD in children 6 to 12 years is 25 mg per day in one dose, as after a week your doctor may increase this to 50 mg daily in one dose.
The starting dose is 25 mg daily in a dose, after one
week, your doctor may increase to 50 mg daily in one dose. The starting dose is 25 mg daily at the reception and after
one week, your doctor may increase to 50 mg daily in one dose.
In some cases it may be necessary to the physician to prescribe a dose of 200 mg daily. If you have questions, please ask your doctor! If you have liver disease, your doctor can prescribe a dose lower than usual or advise you to take the product for longer intervals.
The dose should not be changed more often than once a week.
You can take Setaloft 2 to 4 weeks until you feel better. This does not mean that you should stop treatment. Continue to take medicine to help you feel better. Visit your doctor before you run out of tablets.
If you take a large amount of the drug:
When taking a higher dose than prescribed immediately consult a doctor!
When adopting many tablets can be observed reactions such as drowsiness, nausea and vomiting, fast heartbeat, tremors, anxiety, dizziness.
There are no specific antidotes and treatment. It is providing oxygen and ventilation, administration of activated charcoal (maybe with sorbitol), monitoring of vital functions and heart, symptomatic and supportive treatment. Due to the large volume of distribution of the product forced diuresis, dialysis, hemoperfusion and transfusions are not helpful.
If you forget to use Setaloft
If you forgot to take your next dose, do not take it. Take your next tablet at the usual time.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like any other medicine, Setaloft can cause adverse reactions most commonly observed:
• Dry mouth;
• Feeling sick;
• increased sweating;
• change in sexual desire or sexual function;
• lack of appetite.
These side effects are usually mild and disappear during treatment. In case they disturb you or last longer, you should contact your doctor.
If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
No special storage conditions!
Keep out of reach of children!
Do not use after the expiry date stated on the package!
Shelf life: 3 (three) years