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A 40-year-old member asked:

How long can zoloft (sertraline) take to get out of your system?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Male or woman: Depends. Its half life is long. Average is considered about 24 hours just to get half of it out of your body. It may be 1.5 times longer in women. And, remember, the next 24 hours just gets half of the remaining half out of you.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for Zoloft (sertraline) to leave your system after you stop taking it?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 35 years experience
5 days: 1/2 life is 1 day, 5 half life's to clear. Assuming you are a normal metabolier 5 days would pretty much do it.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How long does sertraline stay in the system?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 24 years experience
It depends: The half life for sertraline is 26 hours. To know how long it stays in the system, one must know how long the individual has been taking the medication and the dosage.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me how long it takes Zoloft (sertraline) to wear off?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 38 years experience
5 half lives: Half life is about 28 hours. It takes about 5 half lives to get it all out of your system.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old member asked:

How to determine when to get off zoloft (sertraline)?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): If develop allergic reaction, intolerable side-effects, or if advised by your doctor.
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Lancaster, CA
A 19-year-old female asked:

How long does it take for Sertraline to take effect ?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 59 years experience
2-3 weeks: Probably full effect 6 weeks
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Last updated Mar 30, 2019
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