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A 25-year-old male asked:

I am on zoloft (sertraline) 50mg about 22 days.before that i didnt feel hungry as much as other people and also i had early satiety.does it effect on my appetite?i wana gain weight.and does it effect on my memory and also study?

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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): Yes, zoloft (sertraline) may cause weight gain but it shouldn't affect your memory
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Yes: Yes it can affect your appetite and it can cause memory loss which is not permanent. It may in some people affect your studies due to impairment of memory. But not all patients who tale Zoloft (sertraline) have this side effect . Some people gsin weight and other loose weight

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