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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.

[ser(otonin) + (te)tra- + (naphtha)l(ene) + (am)ine.]
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Noun1.sertraline - a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Zoloft)
selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor, SSRI - an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain


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The study -- conducted in nonhuman primates with brain structures and functions similar to those of humans -- found that the antidepressant sertraline, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) marketed as Zoloft, significantly increased the volume of one brain region in depressed subjects but decreased the volume of two brain areas in non-depressed subjects.
Rhodiola rosea versus sertraline for major depressive disorder: A randomised placebo-controlled trial.
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Exposures included the use of citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine, or sertraline in the month before through the third month of pregnancy (BMJ 2015;350:h3190 [doi:10.
Some of the prescription drugs which were taken include antipsychotic medication Olanzapine, hypnotic agent Zopiclone, which is used in the treatment of insomnia, antidepressant Sertraline and Procyclidine, which blocks the effects of certain chemicals in the brain.
Bronzo and Stahl, in a case with major depressive disorder, have reported galactorrhea after a 5-week treatment using sertraline 100 mg/day.
rosea) versus sertraline for mild to moderate major depressive disorder.
His post-mortem showed that he had the anti-depressant sertraline in his blood.
A toxicology report also showed higher than prescribed levels of pain medication Oxycodone and anti-depressant Sertraline in her blood and urine.
Ninety minutes of aerobic exercise per week reduced depressive symptoms in patients with stable coronary heart disease to the same extent as did sertraline therapy, according to the findings of a randomized controlled trial involving 101 patients.
A new study finds that the drug sertraline, sold as Zoloft, piles up in yeast cells, distorting normally curved membranes and triggering the cells to start eating themselves.
The 12-week trial randomized 488 children with anxiety disorders to cognitive-behavioral therapy, sertraline, or a combination of both.