Sertraline is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Sertraline affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression, panic, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive symptoms.
Sertraline is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
Commonly reported side effects of sertraline include tremor, fatigue, diarrhea, dyspepsia, nausea, insomnia, loose stools, dizziness, drowsiness, paresthesia, headache, xerostomia, anorexia, diaphoresis, decreased libido, delayed ejaculation, and ejaculation failure. Other side effects include agitation, pain, vomiting, abdominal pain, hypouricemia, anxiety, and malaise. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
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