PTSD
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DISCLAIMER: This info is not official, it is for conversational purposes only. The info
comes from Google.
Call  your doctor or your pharmacist for info re medication.

Sertraline
Brand name

Zoloft
Type

SSRI

Depression, obsessive- compulsive disorder, panic disorder, anxiety disorders,
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
Contraindications

MAOI, anorexiants (eg, fenfluramine, phentermine), dextromethorphan, H1
antagonists (eg, astemizole, terfenadine), nefazodone, pimozide, selegiline,
sibutramine, St. John's wort, thioridazine, tramadol, or tryptophan
Possible side effects (call doctor)

Abnormal skin sensation; agitation; anxiety; changes in vision; constipation; decreased sex drive;
decreased sexual ability; diarrhea/loose stools; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; failure to
ejaculate; gas; headache; hot flushes; increased sweating; indigestion; loss of appetite; nausea;
nervousness; pain; rash; sleeplessness; sore throat; stomach pain; tiredness; tremor; vomiting;
weight loss, allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of
the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bizarre behavior; black or bloody stools; chest pain; fever;
inability to control bladder; muscle disorder; new or worsening agitation, anxiety, panic attacks,
aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, sleeplessness, exaggerated feeling of well
being, or inability to sit still; persistent, painful erection; pounding in the chest; seizures; suicidal
thoughts or attempts; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual or rapid weight gain; unusual
or severe mental or mood changes; vision changes; worsening of depression.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Sertraline