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Does Zoloft (sertraline) make you tired?

Does Zoloft (sertraline)  make you tired?

Yes,it can: This will usually , but not always, go away with time. Please discuss your options with your treating physician.Best wishes. ...Read more

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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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I have been on Zoloft (sertraline) for 4 months.I have been on 200mg for 8 weeks. Only now am I experiencing super tiredness,dizzy,nausea,no appetite. This normal?

Side effects: These are definitely in the realm of side effects. Did these side effects occur suddenly or slowly over time. Slowly over time would make more sense as the Zoloft (sertraline) begins to take effect. This medication may not be the right one for you if it starts to cause difficulties in other aspects of your life (with respect to side effects). If nothing else has changed or is causing this of course. ...Read more

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On day 6 of Zoloft (sertraline) and feel tired and kind of sick. I usually exercise a lot but have not been this week. Could it help if i start back exercising?

On day 6 of Zoloft (sertraline) and feel tired and kind of sick. I usually exercise a lot but have not been this week. Could it help if i start back exercising?

Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) can cause side effects of tiredness and nausea, at least temporarily. Hopefully they will pass within a couple of weeks. If exercising in general helps you feel better, it may work this way at this time also. ...Read more

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No sleep for days on Zoloft (sertraline) and not tired, I have to force myself to sleep?

No sleep for days on Zoloft (sertraline) and not tired, I have to force myself to sleep?

Don't know your: diagnoses? Insomnia can occur with zoloft (sertraline) but you shouldn't have NO sleep. Do you have bipolar spectrum disorder? Please let you physician / psychiatrist know asap if you have stopped sleeping. ...Read more

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I just started taking Zoloft (sertraline) and everytime i.Feel tired why do Zoloft (sertraline) make you lethargic?

I just started taking Zoloft (sertraline) and everytime i.Feel tired why do Zoloft (sertraline) make you lethargic?

Side effect : Zoloft (sertraline) is an antidepressant that can cause side effects, including tiredness. In some instances, these side effects are temporary, where the side effect goes away with time. In other instances, it can be a side effect that lasts as long as you continue the medication. Best to discuss these with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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I've been taking 100mg Zoloft (sertraline) for about 1 and 1/2 year but i feel tired, sluggish, an have little motivation. I want to stop taking it or try a diff ad?

I've been taking 100mg Zoloft (sertraline) for about 1 and 1/2 year but i feel tired, sluggish, an have little motivation. I want to stop taking it or try a diff ad?

Discuss with your Dr: You have some good points as you are on a relatively good dose of the sertraline, yet have the symptoms as described. For continuity of care and to assure the treating physician, who knows your case best, it is important for you to discuss these important issues and concerns with them. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are Zoloft (sertraline) fatigue symtoms temporary?

Are Zoloft (sertraline) fatigue symtoms temporary?

FATIGUE EVAL: Normally will resolve as Zoloft (sertraline) doseAdjustment. If not you need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

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30yearold woman&have been tired for as long as i can remeber.At least since teens.What could this be?On bc&zoloft currently.B4 that other similar meds

30yearold woman&have been tired for as long as i can remeber.At least since teens.What could this be?On bc&zoloft currently.B4 that other similar meds

Get a full check up: Tiredness could be a symptom of many diseases including physical, emotional and hormonal to name a few. Get a full medical checkup to see if any underlying factors other than depression could be contributing to your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Zoloft (Definition)

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