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A 29-year-old female asked:

How should i quit 50 mg zoloft (sertraline) to zero mg? i want to quit bechause mutch apetite and weight gain and high cholesterol.

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
CAUTION!: As you know, the safest is to do this under a doctor's care. Some would suggest that tapering by 10%/month would be safe. It may be, however, that you really need this medication in spite of the issues with weight gain. Please don't attempt this until you have discussed with your doctor. Best wishes!

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Last updated Nov 19, 2014

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