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What is sertraline?

Sertraline is an antidepressant that treats different types of psychological problems, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety disorders, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Sertraline is classified as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).

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What happens if I miss a dose of sertraline?
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If you forget to take a dose of sertraline, take sertraline as soon as you remember. If it is almo...
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What is the most important information I should know about sertraline?
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Antidepressants like sertraline may cause suicidal thoughts and tendencies, especially at the begi...
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How does sertraline treat depression?
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Sertraline is an antidepressant that treats the symptoms of different psychological disorders, inclu...
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Who should not take sertraline HCI?
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Medical supervision and caution should be provided to giving sertraline HCI to adolescents due t...
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