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Is there a difference between sertraline and sertraline hcl?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Hcl just means hydrochloride, which is part of the chemical name.

In brief: No
Hcl just means hydrochloride, which is part of the chemical name.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Sertraline hcl just describes the molecule that sertraline is attached to to make it stable (in this case hydrogen chloride).

In brief: No
Sertraline hcl just describes the molecule that sertraline is attached to to make it stable (in this case hydrogen chloride).
Dr. Alfredo Soto
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