Supplies of Zoloft antidepressant to Russia have been resumed

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Deliveries of Zoloft antidepressant Zoloft to the Russian Federation have been resumed and are proceeding in the usual mode. This is reported by TASS with reference to the press service of the manufacturer, US-based pharmaceutical company Viatris. In January, interruptions of the supply of the drug started.

According to Viatris, Zoloft (API sertraline) in a dosage of 50 mg in N 14 and N 28 packs of tablets and in a dosage of 100 mg in an N 28 pack was delivered to the company’s warehouse in Russia in the spring, and shipments to distributors were resumed.

Temporary delays in the supply of the antidepressant to Russia arose due to the growing demand for the drug in other countries. The next delivery of the drug to the Russian Federation is expected in Q2 2022. This was announced in February 2022 by the press service of Roszdravnadzor.

As it became known earlier, the demand for antidepressants in Russia has increased by 66%, .

The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation demanded to change the instructions of eight antidepressants