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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?
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?
My wife takes wellbutrin and Zoloft for depression. Will these meds cause tiredness and sleepiness? She is always tired.
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?
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.?
I started Zoloft about a month ago but i still feel anxious all the time, and my depression hasn't gotten much better. Do i need something else?
Depends: There are many factors that can effect response. It is difficult to know if zoloft may be right for you. You may not be on a proper dose or it may not have had enough time to work fully. You should discuss with your treating doctor.There may be a partial response at four weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i safely take 400mgs of zoloft. I'm currently taking 200 - 300 mgs daily. My depression varies and today its bad?
Please don't up your: Dose dependent on how you feel one day. It takes quite a while for serotonin levels to increase - so upping your dose for a day will not make symptoms better. 400 mg of zoloft is well above the recommended dosage. You need to discuss this with your psychiatrist/ physician. See that you drink socially - that is definitely contraindicated if you take zoloft. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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