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A 17-year-old female asked:

I'm on 50mg of zoloft (sertraline). i'm an arachnophobe and i picked up a spider because i thought it was cute. is this a normal side effect of the ad?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Wow: Great to hear that you are doing well on the zoloft (sertraline) and with our little multi legged friends. It sounds like the zoloft (sertraline) is in fact helping with your phobia. For best results - combining talking therapy (such as cognitive behavioral therapy) with the meds is encouraged.

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Last updated Oct 19, 2014

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