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Australian Journal of Pharmacy : December 2005
PATENT Sertraline is ﬁnally off patent. GenRx can now offer you sertraline -- so, next time you dispense this antidepressant you can save your customers money.* This means that patients who need sertraline can be better off than they have ever been. Another reason why the GenRx product portfolio keeps you and your customers happy. Another reason to trust GenRx prescription medicine. * Compared to the most widely prescribed brand of sertraline. i adequate contraception), lactation; safety & efficacy unproven in children < 18 years of age. PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C. Interactions: Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (see Contraindications), Pimozide (see Contraindications), other serotonergic drugs, Sumatriptan, St John's Wort, Warfarin, Lithium, Phenytoin Drugs Metabolised by Cytochrome P450 (CYP) 2D: Drugs Metabolised by other CYP Enzymes (CYP3A3/4, CYP2C9, CYP2C19, CYP1A2), Cimetidine, Diazepam, Tolbutamide, Clozapine, Alcohol (see full PI). ADVERSE REACTIONS: Sweating, fatigue, hot flushes, fever, malaise, weight decrease, weight increase, palpitations, tremor; convulsions (including myoclonus), hyperkinesia, hypertonia, teeth grinding, hypoaesthesia, nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, insomnia and somnolence; agitation, anxiety, anorexia, concentration impaired, libido decreased, nervousness, paroniria, thinking abnormal, yawning, menstrual irregularities, sexual dysfunction (principally ejaculatory delay in males), vaginal haemorrhage, rash, urticaria, urinary retention, vision abnormal -- others, see full PI. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: Adults (18 years and older): Depression: initially 50 mg once daily. range of 50-200 mg/day. Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder): 25 mg/day, increasing to 50 mg/day after one week. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: 50 mg/day continuously or intermittently (by starting 14 days before day 1 of menses each cycle). See full PI. GenRx Sertraline 50 mg PBS dispensed price for maximum quantity $30.64. GenRx Sertraline 100 mg PBS dispensed price for maximum quantity $30.64. SERT2120 AJP 11/05.