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A 20-year-old male asked:

i'm going through zoloft (sertraline) withdrawal and i take vicodin. will taking vicodin stop or slow the recovery process from coming off of zoloft (sertraline)?

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Dr. George Blankinship
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 13 years experience
No: These two medications act on the body in separate ways, so the use of Vicodin is not recommended for symptoms of withdrawal from Zoloft (sertraline). I would recommend that you discuss this with the Doctor who prescribed the Zoloft (sertraline) so that you can be appropriately weaned off the Zoloft (sertraline), if it is indicated.

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