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Atralin may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Atralin may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Atralin is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Atralin may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Atralin is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Atralin is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have an underly... View More
Atralin should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atralin may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Atralin... View More
Atralin is a type of antidepressant belonging to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) group of medicines. It is prescribed for depression a... View More
Uses of Atralin
- Post traumatic stress disorder
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Panic disorder
- Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Side effects of Atralin
- Delayed ejaculation
- Erectile dysfunction
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Low sexual desire
- Increased sweating
- Loss of appetite
How to use Atralin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Atralin may be taken with ... View More
How Atralin works
Atralin is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the b... View More
What if you forget to take Atralin?
If you miss a dose of Atralin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
- Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Atralin affects you.
- Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Atralin is very less.
- Inform your doctor if you experience decreased sex drive or difficulty having an orgasm.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Major Depressive illness, Panic disorder, Premenstrual dysphoric disorder, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Social anxiety... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Major Depressive Disorder; Obsessive compulsive disorder Adult: Initially, 50 mg daily, may increase in increments of 50 mg at wkly intervals. Ma... View More
Oral Obsessive compulsive disorder Child: 6-12 yr Initially, 25 mg once daily; 13-17 yr Initially, 50 mg once daily. May increase at intervals of at... View More
Renal impairment: Dose adjustment not necessary
Sertraline is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to Sertraline or any of the excipients of drug. Concurrent use or w/in 14 days o... View More
Mode of Action
Sertraline has a potent and selective inhibitory action on CNS neuronal reuptake of 5-HT resulting in increased 5-HT concentrations at the synaptic clef... View More
Patient w/ family history of bipolar disorder, mania or hypomania; previous seizure disorder or condition predisposing to seizures (e.g. alcoholism, bra... View More
>10% Diarrhea (13-24%),Nausea (13-30%),Headache (20-25%),Insomnia (12-28%),Ejaculation disorder (7-19%),Dizziness (6-17%),Dry mouth (6-16%),Fatigue (10... View More
May increase risk of delirium when used with antimuscarinics. Increased risk of extrapyramidal symptoms and neuroleptic malignant syndrome when used wit... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More