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how long do sertraline withdrawal symptoms last

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Answine
31 years experience Anesthesiology
Days!!: These are not short acting drugs..You will feel the effects for days depending on your overall health and ability to metabolize the drug..
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Ruiz
23 years experience Psychiatry
Sertraline withdraw: Withdrawal from sertraline can take days to weeks, particularly if you were taking it for several years. If you were feeling "swimmy" for two and now ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
72 years experience Psychiatry
DEPENDS ON SYMPTOM: In an otherwise healthy patient, whose dose has been gradually reduced prior to discontinuing, symptoms are usually mild and "self-limiting". Two to f ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawal: Irritability, agitation, dizziness, headaches, anger, emotional lability, bad dreams, insomnia.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawal: Irritability, agitation, dizziness, headaches, anger, emotional lability, bad dreams, insomnia.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawal: Irritability, agitation, dizziness, headaches, anger, emotional lability, bad dreams, insomnia.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Doubtful: I have not seen patients show discontinuation symptoms after such a short period on zoloft (sertraline) but it is important to talk with your provider ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
25 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: Usually withdrawal symptoms occur from antidepressants that are short-acting, like paroxetine or venlafaxine. These include headaches, a feeling of ti ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawal: Irritability, agitation, dizziness, headaches, anger, emotional lability, bad dreams, insomnia.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Esguerra
15 years experience Psychiatry
Likely not: Of course it depends on your dose. But generally, if you have taken it for only three days, it has not had much time to reach therapeutic levels in y ... Read More
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