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Can Zoloft Cause Depression
If Zoloft is helping reduce my pain, does this suggest my pain is caused by my anxiety/depression ?
Not necessarily: Zoloft is an SSRI type of drug. This class of medications, though primarily used & indicated for treating depressive mood disorders & related psychiatric phenomenon, also has analgesic properties. PLEASE-Don't misinterpret what I say by thinking you can use Zoloft like aspirin or hydrocodone...YOU CAN'T but over the long haul these medications can alter pain reception & this is independent of mood ...Read more
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
Can gradually decreasing Zoloft from 150 mg to zero, cause some temp. memory,speech issues ? I also suffer from depression,PTSD before this..thanks.
Not usually if: you taper off slowly. Discuss a discontinuation schedule with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more
I have been on toprol for BP and Zoloft for depression for about 15 years. In the last year I an experiencing extremem fatibue. One of my dr's say they cause fatigue and switched me to priivid but it doesn't work. Any suggestions?
Viibryd: Fairly new antidepressant made by forest labs, same company that made Celexa & lexapro. I note similar results on low dose of viibryd. Talk to your doctor about dose or switch, due to lack of response, assuming you tried viibryd long enough. ...Read more
I'm on 125 mg Zoloft for depression and was recovering upuntil i started getting lack of sleep. Can lack of sleep cause a relapse despite medication?
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My wife is on Wellbutrin & Zoloft for depression. She has NO sex drive. Can one of the meds be the cause?how can she boost libido or how can I help?
My wife takes wellbutrin and Zoloft for depression. Will these meds cause tiredness and sleepiness? She is always tired.
Depression: These meds may cause the symptoms you mention. More importantly, is she seeing a Psychiatrist and Psychologist regarding her depression? They are a must! If she is seeing one or both of them she needs to report her symptoms. ...Read more
Can someone tell me between zoloft, Prozac and celexa which one treats depression and OCD better? And which one will not cause weight gain the best.
Medications: That is not how medicine works. They all are very effective and used for a variety of different reasons. The best drug for you is the issue and that is determined with the physician working with you in person. ...Read more
I am suffering from anxiety and depression and am currently taking Zoloft however I am starting to feel like the Zoloft is causing me to be agitated.?
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