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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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Does sertraline interact with other medications?
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Sertraline has the potential to interact with other medications. You should not take monoamine o...
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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 fast does sertraline work?
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Most people experience symptom relief from sertraline within four weeks. However, the time in whic...
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Who should not take sertraline?
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Certain medical conditions may increase sertraline-related complications, including heart disease,...
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