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A 41-year-old member asked:

I'm concerned because the doctors want me to take zoloft (sertraline). i am a little nervous about taking it. anyone have side effects?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
All medications have: Potential for side effects but that doesn't mean that a person will necessarily experience them. Potential side effects include loose bowel movements, heartburn, decreased libido or other sexual side effects, difficulty sleeping, feeling more sleepy, feeling more anxious; change in appetite. Most of my patients tolerate the medication well. A trial of medication is just that - a trial. Take care.
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