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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
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- 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.
White to off-white, capsule shaped, biconvex film coated tablets with '50' and 'BL' debossed on either side of the breakline
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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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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