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Does Zoloft Affect Blood Pressure
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
Hi I quit Zoloft (sertraline) and have mild dizziness, just wondering why? is it effecting my blood pressure? was only on 25mg per day for 1 year.Thanks
Stopped sertraline: unlear when or why u stopped setraline - which may be relevant. sometimes when an SSRI is stopped, there may be a mild adjustment this change, and some pts report dizziness during this adjustment time. Dizziness is also a symptom of anxiety, so could be resurgence of anxiety symptoms. finally, could be unrelated. Schedule a visit with ur doc to discuss & receive the proper diagnosis & treatment ...Read more
What to do if I am taking 1mg of klonopin and one 25mg of zoloft, (sertraline) and one 50mg of inderol for blood pressure, is it ok to have 1 12oz beer?
NO ALCOHOL!: You cannot combine klonopin and alcohol. Klonopin stays in your system for more than a day after taking it as well. The combination can have an unpredictable / multiplying effect on sedation, respiratory depression, and intoxication. Alcohol is not worth the risk. Alcohol can also temparily lower your blood pressure which may not be good to do with Inderal (propranolol) on board. ...Read more
Is 200mg of COq 10 safe and effective for lowering blood pressure? Current meds are Zoloft losartan betapace and nexium (esomeprazole). Any interactions?
There are two forms: of CoQ10. Neither has been regulated by the FDA. (One form appears to have more antioxidant properties). Several conditions have been associated with low CoQ10 levels including HTN, heart failure, certain cancers, gingivitis, gastric ulcers, etc. Currently there has not been a consensus arrived at as to the BP lowering effects (due to lack of controlled studies). May affect Zoloft (sertraline) level a bit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I read that Zoloft (sertraline) causes qt prolongation. I have high blood pressure & possible heart disease (still being tested). Would Zoloft (sertraline) be safe?
Probably: Zoloft (sertraline) has been used to treat many depressed people who have heart disease. At usually prescribed doses, it does not prolong qt interval. The case reports of cardiac conduction delays have been related to overdose. Since you are concerned, you should ask your cardiologist about your ekg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 23 and my blood pressure was 107 over 37 lastnight after checking due to palpitations, my concern because i'm on zoloft (sertraline). Is that a normal bp?
How safe is Zoloft (sertraline)? Normal for it to raise blood pressure? What can I take to get rid of the weird sexual S/E and twitching? Does CoQ 10 work?
Zoloft (sertraline) side effects: More than 1 out of 1000 have raised blood pressure from zoloft. It is an uncommon side effect. Sexual side effects may be improved with adding or switching to Wellbutrin (bupropion). Muscle twitching is uncommon like raised blood pressure. If you are having all three side effects from zoloft, chances are you need to be switched to another medication. ...Read more
I have high blood pressure and heart rate. My doc is about to put me on Zoloft (sertraline) 50 mg. I read Zoloft (sertraline) can cause qt prolongation. Will i get this if i start the zoloft (sertraline)? What are the chances?
I am taking sertraline for depression.Can i take ginseng tablets along?....I feel fatigued all day and I have high blood pressure.
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