Sertraline (or ZOLOFT®) is mainly prescribed to treat major depressive disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and panic disorder.
Class: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI)
FDA Approval: 1991
Dosage Forms: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Biological Half-life: 23-26 hours
Side Effects: Dizziness, diarrhea, nausea, poor concentration, forgetfulness, dry mouth, weight changes
Routes of Administration: Oral
Pregnancy Category: C (US)