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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
No appetite: No, it's more normal to have some appetite. You and your doctor may need to increase your zoloft (sertraline) dose, since loss of appetite can be par ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Medication Eval: Many psychiatrists are happy to give general practitioners a consultation with their patient who is not stable on one anti-depressant. Perhaps this c ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
Should be ok: Best to listen to your prescribing physician.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Buspar (buspirone): As prescribed, this seems okay.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Talk to your doctor: Speak with the doctor who prescribed your Zoloft (sertraline) if you do not feel it is helping with the problem. Stop,asking friends, who mean well, ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
35 years experience in Pain Management
Good Question: Zoloft is classified as an ssri. If zoloft is not helping, you should ask your physician about drugs that work by a different mechanism. Most anti- ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
23 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Tell your doctor : and you may need to give it time, adjust your meds or do something differently. are you eating enough? Track your eating, sleeping and your med patter ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
18 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Talk to your doc: this is something you should clarify with your physician. should be able to call his office and get a quick answer. generally you can taper one while ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Most people tolerate similar doses. If you experience discomfort talk to your doctor. Also, Buspar (buspirone) works best when taken with food.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Both drugs effect serotonin. Combined at high doses there is a risk of a toxic effect. On the other hand, Buspar (buspirone) can enhance the effect ... Read More
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