What side effects are there all it says in the instructions is dont take alcohol
Some side effects with sertraline, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported to the doctor. These include but are not limited to:
Suicidal thoughts or behavior; Anxiety, agitation, or panic attacks; Hostility or aggressiveness; Engaging in unusual or dangerous activities; Extreme elation or feeling of happiness that may switch back and forth with a depressed or sad mood; Other unusual changes in behavior; Signs of serotonin syndrome (a rare but dangerous problem associated with certain medications), such as:
Confusion or other mental changes; A rapid heart rate; Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea; Hallucinations; Blood pressure changes; An irregular heart rhythm; Overactive reflexes; Fever, sweating, or shivering; Shakiness; Agitation; Seizures; Coma.
Chest palpitations; Feelings of internal restlessness or jitteriness; Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
Unexplained rash; Hives; Itching; Unexplained swelling; Wheezing; Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
Alcohol could increase the above side effects, it is recommended to avoid drinking when taking Sertraline, however for more details you could talk to te doctor who prescribed the med., take care, be well & safe.
- Sertraline Information for Consumers
- Sertraline Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Sertraline (detailed)
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