Eagiusti asked in HealthOther - Health · 1 decade ago

what is the difference between ic sertraline hcl and regular sertraline?

i got just plain old sertraline from a walgreens pharmacy and when i got my rx from a cvs pharmacy the bottle said ic sertraline hcl instead of only sertraline, and the pills were shaped differently. is there a difference, or is it just the pharmacy or they get them from a different manufacturer?

Update:

Oh. Why are they shaped differently?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    because, sertraline is the generic form of zoloft. When a drug is generic, that means the main company that makes it no longer has exclusive rights to make it. Any pharmaceutical company who has the formula can manufacture that chemical. So depending on the company making it, it will look different (for less confusion - what is this drug??). The easiest thing to do is to either call poison control, or use a drug identifier online, and it will ask for the color/markings on the pill to identify the drug, manufacturer, and strength. Or, you can call a pharmacist, they have tools to look it up to.

    Source(s): 3 years of work in pharmacy.
  • 3 years ago

    Ic Sertraline Hcl

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    4 years ago

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    what is the difference between ic sertraline hcl and regular sertraline?

    i got just plain old sertraline from a walgreens pharmacy and when i got my rx from a cvs pharmacy the bottle said ic sertraline hcl instead of only sertraline, and the pills were shaped differently. is there a difference, or is it just the pharmacy or they get them from a different manufacturer?

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  • 1 decade ago

    It's the same thing. Most sertraline pills come in Hcl form (hydrochloride). That only means that the sertraline compounds are binded to the hydrochloride which acts as a binding agent so people can consume it.

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  • 3 years ago

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