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Decided not to take sertraline after three days

A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Over 1-2 weeks: Setraline can usually be tapered off over 1-2 weeks depending upon how you feel when the dose is decreased. That is to decrease the current dose to on ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Talk w/your doc 1st: Please talk with the doctor who prescribed this medicine for you, before doing anything. There must have been a reason you received it, and it's not ... Read More

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Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It should resolve over time. if not please consult the doctor who prescribed it to seek alternatives
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
53 years experience Psychiatry
Med combo: If your doctor considered tramadol and diclofenac might be combined with sertraline, there is no contraindication, as they follow a different path in ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
OK to continue: But you should definitely sit down with the doctor or therapist who ordered it originally and discuss this in detail. Good luck.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Quick Relief: Diazepam is an anti anxiety drug that usually works right away. It is often used on a short term basis until your other medication starts to work. Tal ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience Neurology
Best to titrate: Is always best to titrate a medication when dealing with the central nervous system. It's also not good to abruptly stop a medication that primarily w ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Best to work w/ Dr: Discontinuation of these drugs is best done w/ a medical -guided taper but if you can not do that, watch for changes and read advice here (good diet i ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Forgetting Zoloft (sertraline): For one thing, your symptoms could relapse -- or at least you won't be getting the full benefit. Also when you miss doses you could experience discomf ... Read More
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