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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Sertraline (Definition)

Also called zoloft, (sertraline) is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, with antidepressant/anti-anxiety actions. May cause headaches, nausea & ...Read more


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How does Zoloft (sertraline) work?

How does Zoloft (sertraline) work?

Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, hence produces elevation in serotonin levels which produce reduction in symptoms of depression & anxiety. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) have a ne?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) have a ne?

Negative Effects- ye: Is ne like se? (i.e., negative effect). Common zoloft side effects include: nausea, v appetite, loose bowel movements, sexual dysfunction, insomnia or feeling more sleepy, ^ sweating, tremor, feeling anxious (initially). Check this site for a more comprehensive list: http://depression.About.Com/od/sertraline/a/zoloft-side-effects.Htm. ...Read more

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What r side fx of zoloft (sertraline)?

What r side fx of zoloft (sertraline)?

SSRIs: Zoloft or sertraline commonly results in nausea, dry mouth, upset stomach, constipation within the first several weeks, but these should go away. Other side effects (less common) include sexual side effects (decreased interest, inability to have an orgasm), increased thoughts of suicide in those 25 and younger, blurred vision, abnormal bleeding among others. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) make you ichy?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) make you ichy?

Zoloft (sertraline) and itchy: We can be allergic to any chemicals that we take, from skin product to pills. Itchy is the main allergic reaction to anything. But itchy is not know of as a "side effect" from zoloft (sertraline). Any redness on the skin where it itch? How long does it last of been happening? Does it get worse?Had you taken zoloft (sertraline) before then take it again? You can also react to the chemical that makes the pill, not zoloft (sertraline). ...Read more

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Can you cut Zoloft (sertraline) in half?

Can you cut Zoloft (sertraline) in half?

Yes : But depends on what dose you want to take, also as long as you are aware that cutting the dose may put you at risk of relapsing to depression. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) affect eyesight?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) affect eyesight?

Yes but ....: more often than not the eye problems are due to something else. Best have the eye doctor have a look. (refraction, tonometry and a good look at the back of the eye ) If then it is thought that the medication may be contributing, the prescribing physician should be made aware and allowed to participate in any proposed change in medication. ...Read more

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When should I take my sertraline (zoloft)?

Every day: The time it of day for sertraline doesn't matter unless it causes sleepiness (take at night) or restlessnes (take in daytime. If you take other medications or vitamins, take the sertraline with them so that there is a pattern that's easy to remember. Sertraline, like all antidepressants, takes time to begin to have an effect, and needs daily dosing to maintain an effect. Sporadic doses=>failure. ...Read more

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Can you take ACE with zoloft (sertraline)?

ACE: If you are referring to the weight control formula SABA ACE , then I would not recommend the combination, due to possible effects on liver. ACE contains Chromium, Garcinia Cambogia, Konjac, L-Carnitine, Phenylethylamine, Raspberry Ketone, Saffron extract, Vanadium, Vitamins B6 & B12. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Zoloft (Definition)

Zoloft is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more