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Brand name: Sertraline (Terry White Chemists) TM

Active ingredients: sertraline

What it is used for

Sertraline is indicated in adults for the treatment of 1) major depression; 2) social phobia (social anxiety disorder) and the prevention of its relapse; 3) premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) as defined by DSM-IV criteria.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 48 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white, capsule shaped, biconvex film coated tablets with '50' and 'BL' embossed on either side of the breakline

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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