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A 25-year-old male asked:

Started zoloft (sertraline) 25 mg, then up to 50 mg four days ago. have had watery diarrhea and nausea since. heard it will go away as body adjusts, but how long?

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Dr. Cynthia Rector
Psychiatry 30 years experience
One week: If you are still having symptoms after one week, I would call your doctor. Sometimes, taking the lower dose (25mg) for a longer time gives your body time to adjust. However, if you are still having symptoms after a week, you may need to change medications.
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