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A 40-year-old female asked:

my pdoc increased my zoloft (sertraline) from 50mg daily to 100. will i get side effects and how long to feel the effects of it working?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): Not everyone gets side effects with zoloft (sertraline), (sertraline) even when the dose it raised. You are still well within a normal dose range. Many people need 150mg zoloft (sertraline) daily. Generally zoloft (sertraline) requires at least 4-6 weeks for effectiveness, although you may experience this sooner.

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