A 36-year-old female asked:
I take buspar, (buspirone) added zoloft per docs orders 2 days ago. im feeling better today, not anxious. could it be working already?only added 5mg liq zoloft.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Chris Esguerraanswered
Psychiatry 18 years experience
Maybe: Generally, adding a new antidepressant on top of an existing treatment will require about 2 to 6 weeks to notice a positive effect. A small number of people may feel effects sooner, but true beneficial effects take time. Glad to hear you are feeling better, thus it would be best to incorporate your other treatment strategies while waiting for further positive effects.
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Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): Very possible, depending on your tolerance & how long u have been on the buspar (buspirone). Great news that u r responding to tx well.
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Last updated Jan 20, 2017
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