sertraline

(redirected from Sertaline)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to Sertaline: citalopram, Zoloft

sertraline

 [ser´trah-lēn]
a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor administered orally as the hydrochloride salt as an antidepressant and to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder.

sertraline

/ser·tra·line/ (ser´trah-lēn) a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder.

sertraline

(sûr′trə-lēn′)
n.
A drug of the SSRI class, C17H17Cl2 N, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and anxiety.

sertraline

[ser′trah-lēn]
a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor administered orally in the form of hydrochloride salt as an antidepressant and as a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder.

sertraline

Atruline, Lustral, Zoloft® Psychiatry A serotonin reuptake inhibiting–SRI antidepressant that blocks reuptake of serotonin at the synapse more potently than that of norepinephrine Indications Panic disorder, major depression, dysphoria, OCD, PTSD Contraindications MAOI therapy Adverse reactions Nausea, insomnia, somnolence, diarrhea, 1º ejaculatory delay; in children, hyperkinesia, twitching, fever, malaise, purpura, ↓ weight, emotional lability, ↓ urine concentration. See Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitor.

sertraline

A SELECTIVE SEROTONIN RE-UPTAKE INHIBITOR drug used to treat depression and severe premenstrual syndrome. A brand name is Lustral.

Sertraline

Zoloft; a SSRI that is used to treat mental depression and a variety of other disorders.

sertraline (ser´trəlēn´),

n brand name: Zoloft;
drug class: antidepressant;
action: selectively inhibits the uptake of serotonin in the brain;
use: treatment of major depression.
References in periodicals archive ?
Multicenter, double-blind comparison of Sertaline and placebo in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder.
For example, when a patient takes the antidepressant sertaline (a serotonin-based antidepressant), the specimen appears to be negative for antidepressants.
46), it was reported that significant improvements in the quality of life and in the productivity as well as mental and physical symptoms of patients with generalized anxiety disorder were seen after 12 weeks of sertaline treatment.
Currently, Cobalt's product line includes acarbose tabs, albuterol sulfate solution, alendronate tabs, amlodipine tabs, cabergoline tabs, ciprofloxacin tabs, ipratropium solution, ipratropium/albuterol solution (combo), isradipine caps, moexipril tabs, moexipril/ HCTZ tabs, pravastatin tabs, ramipril tabs, simvastatin tabs, sertaline tabs and trandolapril tabs.
Desipramine levels after sertaline or fluoxetine [abstract].