What is Apo-Sertraline?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Sertraline

Apo-Sertraline® is a Canadian brand name for sertraline a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant, is used in the treatment of major depression; obsessive-compulsive disorder; panic disorder; post-traumatic stress disorder; premenstrual dysphoric disorder; and social anxiety.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Depressed mood 12 12
major depressive disorder 11 12
post-traumatic stress disorder 6 7
Anxious mood 4 3
borderline personality disorder 3 8
panic disorder 3 1

Show all 19 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 7
Moderate 3
Mild 3
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Apo-Sertraline

Side effect Patients
Loss of sex drive (libido) 2
Rage 2
Anxious mood 1
Bipolar mixed episodes 1
Blurry vision 1
Decreased appetite 1

Show all 23 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Apo-Sertraline

Dosage Patients
100 mg daily 2
25 mg m,w,f 1

Why patients stopped taking Apo-Sertraline

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Side effects too severe 3
Doctor's advice 2
Other 2
Personal research 1
See all 9 patients who've stopped taking Apo-Sertraline

Duration

Currently taking Apo-Sertraline

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Apo-Sertraline

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 18
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 16
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 13
Not specified 7

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Apo-Sertraline after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Fluoxetine (Prozac) 2
Citalopram (Celexa) 1
Venlafaxine (Effexor XR) 1

Patients stopped taking Apo-Sertraline and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Sertraline (Zoloft) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Apo-Sertraline.