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How Can I Find Out If A Rx Is Gluten Free


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Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:15 AM

I was just prescribed a new medication. It's generic Zoloft. Sertraline is the name of it. It's mfg. is Lupin. Does anyoen know if this is gluten free and/or how would I go about finding out. The pharmacist had no idea and my doctor said there is no gluten in any RX. Hmmmmmmmm.

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I looked on the gluten free drug list and the Sertraline is on there but in says mfg. Greenstone after it. So - now I don't know.
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Posted 10 December 2012 - 01:41 PM

Yeah, I thought it'd be easy to check glutenfreedrugs.com too.
Apparently Greenstone was one of 3 mfgs when it started going generic in 2006.

A thread here from '06-'11 at least doesn't have anyone saying they reacted, tho it looks like Lupin wasn't in the game yet.
http://www.celiac.co...generic-zoloft/

I see Lupin mentioned as mfg of OTHER generics, but wow this really sucks for this to be difficult at all!

Wish I could help.


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Posted 10 December 2012 - 01:48 PM

Hey Mo! I would call the company. Sometimes the Pharmacist has the number. The only number I found on thier web site (Lupin) is 1-800-466-1450 . Maybe they can get you the correct number.
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Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:20 PM

Thanks Karen. I called and they confirmed that it was in fact gluten free.
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