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Sertraline stop

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Zoloft (sertraline) can poop out: Yes. It is an interesting antidepressant. I find that it works for a while at one dose, and that the dose may need to be increased several times durin... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Potentially: Agree with Dr. Jacobson . Some people may develop SSRI poop out on Zoloft and other SSRI's.

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
Psychiatry 39 years experience
To think about:: Prozac (fluoxetine) leaves the body very slowly, so adding another SSRI at an equivalent dose is like doubling it for awhile. Here are some Canadian g... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Prozac/Zoloft: Stopping Prozac is not a problem, but starting Zoloft (sertraline) at lower dose then gradually increasing dose as tolerated, would be my advise. Plea... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Qinyue Liu
Specializes in Neurology
Yes. you can: Depending how high the dose you are taking for the first day. Most of the doctors will start you on 25-50mg a day. You can stop
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Not Much Usually: Most people don't report much trouble although the brain doesn't like sudden changes. Some people can experience perceptual disturbances, dizziness, &... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Pierce
Psychiatry 33 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Sertraline s/e: Sexual side effects should disappear after stopping sertraline. If libido remains low, consider return of depression or anxiety as a factor. Meantime,... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
How long taken?: If you've been taking it for more than a few weeks, it might be wise to halve the dose for these two days to avoid w/drawal. Especially if you cold tu... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry 52 years experience
Probably not: It is unclear what was causing the muscle spasms and it sounds like they didn't stop when you stopped the olanzapine. Sertraline is not prescribed fo... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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No, it's not: normal and you could be having a reaction to the new medicine or the two medications mixing in your system . Ask the person who switched your medicin... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Anderson
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Discontinuation: Stopping an ssri abruptly can cause a "discontinuation syndrome" which can be very uncomfortable. People can experience this as physical symptoms, em... Read More

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