A 33-year-old female asked:
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is it possible to only need 25 mg dosage of zoloft (sertraline). taking it for 7 days, feeling better. do i need to increase to prescribed 50 mg?

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Dr. James Long
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Zoloft (sertraline): Not knowing your age, weight, other meds and health status, it is hard to say. This medication takes up to 4 weeks to get to steady state. Since you have such early positive effects, it would not be a bad idea to talk to your doctor about staying for another week at 25mg. How you are feeling in an important indicator to the meds effectiveness.
Answered on Oct 31, 2013
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