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Active ingredients: sertraline
What it is used for
Children and Adolescents: ZOLOFT (sertraline hydrochloride) is indicated for the treatment of children (aged 6 years of age and older) and adolescents with OCD. Adults: ZOLOFT (sertraline hydrochloride) is indicated for the treatment of major depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic disorder. ZOLOFT (sertraline hydrochloride) is indicated for the treatment of social phobia (social anxiety disorder) and the prevention of its relapse. ZOLOFT (sertraline hydrochloride) is indicated for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) as defined by DSM-IV criteria.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
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- Shelf lifetime is 5 Years.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient sertraline
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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