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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
There are many: There are many alternatives to zoloft, including celexa, prozac, paxil, (paroxetine) lexapro, etc. If zoloft is being used for depression, exercise m ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
St John's wort: Ask your physician whether this is appropriate.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Natural treatment: Alternative treatments for depression include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements ( i.e. 5 htp, same and st john's wort), jou ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Meds: St John,s Wart has been recognized in some naturalist sources as an equivalent to an SsRI such as Zoloft. I would suggest you consult a homeopathic do ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Costello
29 years experience Psychiatry
Diagnosis trumps med: Meaning it is important to know what you are trying to treat. Zoloft (sertraline) like medications (known as SSRI type meds) can be part of helping tr ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Many alternatives: There are many alternatives to zoloft (sertraline), (sertraline) and those chosen depend on what your doctor is trying to treat. Zoloft (sertraline) ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Not equal: Zoloft is an SSRI antidepressant and antianxiety medication. %-HT is a protein based supplement You can add 5HT to your current mediciation..
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Seems like a lot: Zoloft 200 mg is a pretty high dose. You may want to ask him about weaning down on the Zoloft as he's increasing the Effexor XR. You may also want t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Cognitive behavioral: 25mg is smallest dose of Zoloft (sertraline). In mild-moderate depression, non-pharmacologic options often bring about results as good as medications ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Psychiatrist choice: This is not a DIY project. You can and should play a big role, but let the psychiatrist make offers and provide info on pros/cons and alternatives. Yo ... Read More

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