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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
Psychiatry 34 years experience
6 months or longer: I'm glad you're feeling better. Zoloft (sertraline) is used to treat depressive and anxiety disorders, so the length of time you will need on it will ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Individualized.: Zoloft is not a pill like Xanax (alprazolam) or Ativan that makes you feel different. It takes 4-12 weeks to even notice it to start helping, it has ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Dr Martínez-Irizarry: is right. It is well tolerated in general but possible side effects start right away. Getting the full benefit of the medication - usually takes 4 t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): With meals, on full stomach, usually with breakfast & dinner, unless otherwise specified by your doctor.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dahmes
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Neither: It's more important to take sertraline at a consistent time that works for you. If it's easier to remember to take in the am, then consistently take ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Forest
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Usually at night: Usually zoloft (sertraline) is calming and facilitates sleep even though it isn't a sleep aid. But a minority of people feel more awake and can't sle... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 36 years experience
5 half lives: Half life is about 28 hours. It takes about 5 half lives to get it all out of your system.
A female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): In the USA it is not recommended. However, in many other countries expired meds have been used with no issue. So its your call.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
Pediatrics 46 years experience
How old is your son?: Serious side effects in the pediatric age group. How old is he, and why was it prescribed?
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry 52 years experience
Yes: It's ok to take it anytime even at night. Most people prefer to take in the am or when they get up as it makes you feel a little energized.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Work w/ your Dr: Tell the Dr about this ASAP and if they are not a psychiatrist - get a referral to a psychotheapist and/or psychiatrist. They can taper you off this s... Read More

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