Sertraline side effects in children


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Sertraline side effects in children

  1. 1. Sertraline Side Effects inchildrenSertraline is a drug which is used to cure many psychologicaldisorders for example obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxietydisorder, post traumatic disorder and other such diseases. This drughas been tested widely and it has been proven to be extremelyeffective in the management of the diseases. However just like othercommon anti depressants you will find problems with theadministration of the drugs.Sertraline is used for treating mental problems caused due tochemical imbalance. These are depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorders, attention deficithyperactivity disorder (ADHD), premenstrual dysphoric disorder(PMDD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), etc. Though this drugis FDA approved, many people show severe side effects which need tobe observed and treated as soon as possible to prevent life-threatening conditions. Following are some of the side effects ofZoloft or sertraline. These side effects may not be observed inall people using this drug. It may totally rely on the bodysresponse to this drug.Common Side Effects in youngstersSide effects in children taking sertraline are usually muchlike those observed in adults while using the medication. However,some common side effects of sertraline that seem to occur moreregularly in children include:FeverHyperactivityUrinary incontinenceAggressivenessSinus infection or inflammationBloody noseRed or purple discolorations take prescription your skin.Side Effects Due to WithdrawalThere are side effects which are observed because of the withdrawal
  2. 2. of sertraline. Its caused either when the treatment methods arestopped or even the dosage is reduced. Dizziness, nausea, diarrhea,anxiety, headache, insomnia, shocks, visual disturbances, tremor,fatigue, irritability, tremor, etc. are the side effects observed.Overdose of the drug should also be avoided as it may result in manylife-threatening conditions. A few of the the signs of overdose arenausea, vomiting, increased heartbeat, tremor, seizures, coma,fatigue, insomnia, palpitations, etc. If you have any underlyingdiseases like kidney problem, liver problems, etc., then consult yourdoctor before you take sertraline. This drug should be taken strictlyon medical prescription. Avoid alcohol consumption or any kind ofsedative in order to avoid complications. The side effects ofsertraline ought to be treated in the initial stage itself. Hence, ifyou osberve any side effects such as the ones mentioned here, thenconsult a physician immediately.Search keywords:sertraline side effects sertraline side effects sertraline sidechildren in kids effects neonatessertraline side effects sertraline side effects sertraline sidefor teenagers in teenagers effects newbornsertraline side effects sertraline side effects sertraline sidein infants kids effects on babysertraline side effects sertraline side effects sertraline sideon fetus teenagers effects young mensertraline side effectspregnancy baby