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How does sertraline treat panic disorders?

Sertraline is an antidepressant that treats the symptoms of different psychological disorders, including panic disorders, by increasing serotonin and balancing chemicals in the brain. Sertraline is classified as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).

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