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Coming Off Zoloft
I am coming off Zoloft, (sertraline) it worked for me last time, saved me. this time a year or two later it isn't working. did I build up a tolerance?
Probably.: Some people have reported this phenomena that when they get off an antidepressant and they have to take it again for recurrence of depression, they notice that it takes a bigger dose to relieve their depression . I have read this in some literature and i have seen this with some of my patients. In fact, when the same antidepressant is restarted, you have to start with a higher dose. ...Read more
After coming off Zoloft (sertraline) for 4 months, what can I do to decrease my enormous appetite?
My weight never drops, I have a very healthy diet and I exercise almost everyday. It's been that way for years now, also in just coming off Zoloft (sertraline)?
Question?: It is not clear what you are asking. Please rephrase and ask again. ...Read more
I'm going through Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawal and I take Vicodin. Will taking Vicodin stop or slow the recovery process from coming off of Zoloft (sertraline)?
No: These two medications act on the body in separate ways, so the use of Vicodin is not recommended for symptoms of withdrawal from Zoloft (sertraline). I would recommend that you discuss this with the Doctor who prescribed the Zoloft (sertraline) so that you can be appropriately weaned off the Zoloft (sertraline), if it is indicated. ...Read more
I'm going through Zoloft (sertraline) withdrawal and I take Vicodin for knee pain. Will taking Vicodin stop or slow the recovery process from coming off of Zoloft (sertraline)?
Improve it: And replace it with a far worse problem ...Read more
Talk to your doctor: First, it is not a good idea to flush meds down the toilet due to filtration and sanitation concerns. It is best to have your physician's office, pharmacy or the police station dispose of them properly. As far as discontinuing zoloft (sertraline) on your own, i would strongly recommend that you speak with your doctor about your concerns with yhe med. ...Read more