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A 41-year-old female asked:

I've been on 50mg zoloft (sertraline) daily for the past 5 months. i stopped taking it for a few days and i started feeling weird buzzing in my head. is it normal?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Taper off: You should not stop those meds cold turkey. Talk to your doctor about tapering them. Best wishes to you.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
From abrupt: Stopping. Will last @ a week, You should taper off this medication under the advise of your doctor to avoid these withdrawal symptoms.

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Last updated Feb 15, 2015

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