Antidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies of major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders. Anyone considering the use of Sertraline hydrochloride or any other antidepressant in a child, adolescent, or young adult must balance this risk with the clinical need. Short-term studies did not show an increase in the risk of suicidality with antidepressants compared to placebo in adults beyond age 24; there was a reduction in risk with antidepressants compared to placebo in adults aged 65 and older. Depression and certain other psychiatric disorders are themselves associated with increases in the risk of suicide. Patients of all ages who are started on antidepressant therapy should be monitored appropriately and observed closely for clinical worsening, suicidality, or unusual changes in behavior. Families and caregivers should be advised of the need for close observation and communication with the prescriber. Sertraline hydrochloride tablets are not approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder in pediatric patients. It depends on the diagnosis and your overall health status. The combination could be used only after proper evaluation and continuing monitoring by a licensed provider. Read more Interaction between trileptal and valium. Also the daily Acetaminophen dose must not exceed recommended amount to avoid adverse effect. Valium blood levels rise in the presence of trieptal, so it is generally recommended practice to lower the valium dose while on trileptal. Read more Lexapro, (escitalopram) Lamictal, and Fish Oil are often co-prescribed. Liver function should be checked before and during treatment. Read more See 1 more doctor answer Levocetrizine is an antihistamine used to treat conditions such as hay fever and hives. Since you are taking it at night, hopefully you will not have any residual effects upon awakening. All of the other medications are safe to be taken together. If fish oil is being used for therapeutic benefit, its good to know the EPA content of the capsules. However, if you do take it with Zoloft, (sertraline) keep in mind that the sedating effect may be enhanced. I would not take the full 25 mg of valium along with the combination however. EPA (not total fish oil weight) needs to be around 1000 to 1500 mg per day to impact mood (FYI). Read more With multiple drugs, lisinopril won't interact with the other medicines you mentioned, but hydroxzine, norco, zofran (ondansetron) and gabapentin might interact with each other, talk to your doctor and know exactly when to take each medicine, and if you can hold one till you finish with the other, your doctor can describe better as he knows your case, take care ... Acetaminophen at 1000 mg - as an occasional dose - is fine to take s the above. Read more Hello There is a possible interaction with taking Zoloft (sertraline) and Voltaren. There is no contraindication but caution is advised when using these 2 together.
Antidepressant medications are used to treat a variety of conditions, including depression and other mental/mood disorders. These medications can help. Sertraline hydrochloride was administered at doses of either 25 mg/day children, ages 6-12 or 50 mg/day adolescents, ages 13-18 and then titrated in weekly 25 mg/day or 50 mg/day increments, respectively, to a maximum dose of 200 mg/day based upon clinical response.