Oloft 50mg,100mg, Indication, Dosage and Side Effects

Oloft contains Sertraline. It is an antidepressant drug like fluoxetine and paroxetine. It is being used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Initially, it was approved by FDA in 1991 but later on, in 1996 it has been approved for treatment. Sertraline is being sold under the brand name Zoloft, Oloft among others. It actually improves your mood, appetite, and sleep, which helps to restore your interest in daily life. Secondly, it also decreases tension, anxiety, and fear in the mind.

Symptoms and Indication

Depression

Anxiety

Depressive Illness

Obsessive-compulsive-disorders (OCD)

Panic attack

Stress disorder

Post-traumatic disorder

Severe Headache

Social anxiety disorder

Social phobia

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

How to use OLOFT?

The initial dose of Oloft is 25mg-50mg once daily but it can be increased to 100mg, depending on the condition. Take this medication by mouth or as directed by the physician. Secondly, the dosage also depends on the medical condition and response of the patient. If you really want to improve your condition take your doctor’s instructions carefully.

Side Effects

The adverse reaction produced by Sertraline (HCL) is more or less tolerable but when they become severe they can be treated symptomatically. It can cause headache, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, upset stomach, insomnia, ejaculatory disturbances, xerostomia, somnolence, and palpitation, etc.

Precautions

Do not use Oloft in pregnancy and lactation. Consult your Gynaecologist before taking Sertraline (HCL) in pregnancy and lactation. Secondly, tell your doctor if you have a family history of manic-depression order, liver disease, a bleeding problem, and thyroid disease. A seizure disorder patient should also consult your physician or your psychiatrist.

Contraindicated

It is contraindicated in patients with liver disease and bleeding problems.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Oloft and its uses?

It is an antidepressant medication used to treat anxiety disorder.

What are the most common side effects of Oloft?

The most common side effects of Oloft include nausea, dry mouth, dizziness, sweating, loss of appetite, and upset stomach.

Is Oloft and Xanax the same?

Both are being used to treat depression but their class is different. Oloft is being used to treat long-term depression while Xanax is being used to treat short-term depression.

Dose Oloft change your personality?

Definitely, it is can change a user’s personality. It is being used to change certain disorders and behaviors.  

What is a normal dose of Oloft?

The initial dose of Oloft is 25mg once daily. It can be increased to 50mg-100mg depending on the health condition of the patient.

How long should I take Oloft (Sertraline)?

It all depends on the medical condition of the patient. Secondly, the majority of doctors recommend antidepressants for 3-6 months and in some cases, it can be given to 1 year.

Can I take alcohol or wine with Sertraline?

Do not use alcohol or wine with Oloft, because it can cause the medication to be less effective and also increase depression symptoms.

Oloft 50mg Tablets

OLOFT 50mg Tablets

Oloft 50mg TabletsSertraline
CompositionEach tablet contains 50mg Sertraline HCL
Symptoms and IndicationsTension, Anxiety, Nerviness, Severe Headache, Social Anxiety Disorder, Sleepless, Moody
DosageAccording to doctor’s advice
CompanyOrganic Pharmaceuticals
Packing3*10
Per tablet PriceRs 18

Oloft 100mg Tablets

OLOFT 100mg Tablets

Oloft 100mg TabletsSertraline
CompositionEach tablet contains 100mg Sertraline
Symptoms and IndicationsTension, Anxiety, Nerviness, Severe Headache, Social Anxiety Disorder, Sleepless, Moody
DosageAccording to doctor’s advice
CompanyOrganic Pharmaceuticals
Packing2*10
Per tablet PriceRs 27