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How to wean off zoloft 50mg

A member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): 50mg is low dose. If taken for anxiety, you can taper by 25mg for a week, then half that for another week. If taken for depression, taper every 3 days... Read More
Dr. Christopher Bojrab
Psychiatry 29 years experience
Lower the dose: Meds like zoloft (sertraline) can sometimes cause withdrawal effects including dizziness, electrical sensations in your head, nausea, mild muscle ache... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Under med: supervision. Would drop down to 25mg and then d/c.
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
Ask your doc: If it was your physician who recommended that you wean from the medication then it should be your physician to tell you exactly how to do that but if ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Olsen
Psychiatry 52 years experience
Get tablets: If you are having trouble weaning off 25 mg zoloft, (sertraline) you may be a slow metabolizer. Check with your doctor. Otherwise, skip a capsule ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Start Lexapro (escitalopram): While still on the zoloft . I usually have someone start on a small dose of the Lexapro (escitalopram) and increase it gradually while at the same ti... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 58 years experience
None: If you were helped by it anxiety ;depression--discontinuance sx are flu like sx dizziness but i doubt you'll have any problems.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Pierce
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Neither: If you're asking the healthtap panel, maybe you're not asking the person who prescribed zoloft (sertraline). We can offer hypothetical answers, but o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Consult your doc: Please consult with the doctor who prescribed this medication. Exercise may obviate the need to take the medication. For good health - Have a diet ric... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Ask your doctor: It's best to ask your prescribing doctor how to handle your specific case; we can't practice medicine over the internet. People usually can stop 12.5... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 58 years experience
No problem but....: Ck with doc but 25mg of zoloft (sertraline) is no big deal should b able to sto cold--usual dose 100-200mg so not enough to do any good either.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Hard to say: Zoloft (sertraline) discontinuance ax are usually flu like sz, dizziness & brain zaps--sleep deprivation might be a factor. Or could be another co... Read More