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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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Breastfeeding on 50mg Zoloft (sertraline). Need to go up to 75 but worried about baby getting more medication. Is 75 a high dose while nursing? Will she get more?

Breastfeeding on 50mg Zoloft (sertraline). Need to go up to 75 but worried about baby getting more medication. Is 75 a high dose while nursing? Will she get more?

Not really : The AAP released an article on 8/23/2013 advising that most medications are safe for breastfeeding mothers, although antidepressants were cited as ones with potential problems, yet it wasn't recommended to stop it, the NIH Toxnet and Lactmed databases didn't recommend stopping it either, check them for more information. You want to tell your child 's pediatrician about it too, enjoy your baby ...Read more

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Can kids get hi off their zoloft (sertraline)?

Can kids get hi off their zoloft (sertraline)?

NO: Any side effect is possible in a given patient. Sertraline (zoloft) is usually a calming agent. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause someone to get angry or in a fit of rage often? I've read that it can and its somewhat common, is that true?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause someone to get angry or in a fit of rage often? I've read  that it can and its somewhat common, is that true?

It is reported: Any of the drugs known as ssri's can and have been reported to cause mood swings such as drowsiness ; lethargy to anger and rage or even suicide. Their effectiveness according to long term population studies has been brought into question as of late and some suggest that as a class of drug it is being overprescribed to the general population. ...Read more

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If im taking zoloft 150mg and abilify (aripiprazole) 2mg is that correct or zoloft too high?

If im taking zoloft 150mg and abilify (aripiprazole) 2mg is that correct or zoloft too high?

Zoloft (sertraline) can be higher: these are appropriate doses of both zoloft and abilify (aripiprazole) and it is not unusual to see higher doses of both ...Read more

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How common is it to get side effects from taking zoloft (sertraline)?

How common is it to get side effects from taking zoloft (sertraline)?

Common: Side effects are common early on & most often diminish over time (a week or 2). If they are serious, fail to diminish, or are intolerable, then contact your prescriber immediately for instructions & consideration of alternative medication. See comment below. ...Read more

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Any advice on how i get better deal with Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawals?

Zoloft (sertraline): Depends on what dosage u r currently on, & reasons zoloft (sertraline) was prescribed. Gradual tapering over several weeks is duable, with guidance of your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Zoloft (Definition)

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