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Is increased appetite a zoloft withdrawal symptom?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Lynne Weixel answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

Each person can be very different. Lists of common effects don't mean they'll happen - certainly not all! And a decrease is what some report. But you may be different. Discuss it w/ your Dr. It's probably unrelated and you might be able to resist it w/ some CBT therapy skills aimed at eating issues. Best!

Answered Sep 30, 2016


Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Loss of appetite may occur. SSRI discontinuation syndrome symptoms may include: flu-like sx’s, insomnia, nightmares, vivid dreams, anxiety, tearfulness, low mood, irritability, nausea, vomiting, cramps, loose stools, loss of appetite, dizziness, flushing, sweating, headache, lethargy, imbalance, vertigo, sensation of electric shocks & other sensory disturbances, & hyperarousal. Usually symptoms

Answered May 20, 2017



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