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I'm taking 200 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) can up it to 300 or 400 safely without worry?

I'm taking 200 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) can up it to 300 or 400 safely without worry?

Careful follow-up: Normally, zoloft (sertraline) is used to a limit of 200mg/day. However, people with ocd who have not responded to this level may need higher doses than this. With close follow-up with your doctor, high doses of zoloft (sertraline) (from 250-400mg) have been used safely. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/16426083 in this study, symptom relief in the higher dose group was greater than in the 200mg/day group. ...Read more

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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'm currently taking 300 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) and my dr. May move up to 400. Are there long term side effects for these doses?

I'm currently taking 300 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) and my dr. May move up to 400. Are there long term side effects for these doses?

Psychiatrist: This dose is a high dose and you should be under the supervision of a psychiatrist who has experience with this medication and who will follow you closely and monitor its effects and will be able to detect any adverse effects or intolerance on your part. Definite symptoms and syndromes are at times noted with this medication. ...Read more

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I m on zoloft (sertraline) 50 1pill & camcolit 400 2.5 pills/day. I want to know if it is safe to take nitrix 2.0 to boost my workout knowing it contains L arginin

I m on zoloft (sertraline) 50 1pill & camcolit 400 2.5 pills/day. I want to know if it is safe to take nitrix 2.0 to boost my workout knowing it contains L arginin

Zoloft, (sertraline) Lithium and: NITRIX® (a dietary supplement to promote blood vessel-dilating and muscle-volumizing effects - contains L-citrulline, a precursor to nitric oxide). Nitrix has no known interactions but Zoloft (sertraline) and lithium both increase serotonin which may be problematic. Maintain hydration and salt intake. Consult prescriber if you experience bad effects. Best regards for good health. ...Read more

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How does Zoloft (sertraline) work?

How does Zoloft (sertraline) work?

Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, hence produces elevation in serotonin levels which produce reduction in symptoms of depression & anxiety. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) have a ne?

Negative Effects- ye: Is ne like se? (i.e., negative effect). Common zoloft side effects include: nausea, v appetite, loose bowel movements, sexual dysfunction, insomnia or feeling more sleepy, ^ sweating, tremor, feeling anxious (initially). Check this site for a more comprehensive list: http://depression.About. Com/od/sertraline/a/zoloft-side-effects. Htm. ...Read more

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What r side fx of zoloft (sertraline)?

What r side fx of zoloft (sertraline)?

SSRIs: Zoloft or sertraline commonly results in nausea, dry mouth, upset stomach, constipation within the first several weeks, but these should go away. Other side effects (less common) include sexual side effects (decreased interest, inability to have an orgasm), increased thoughts of suicide in those 25 and younger, blurred vision, abnormal bleeding among others. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) make you ichy?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) make you ichy?

Zoloft (sertraline) and itchy: We can be allergic to any chemicals that we take, from skin product to pills. Itchy is the main allergic reaction to anything. But itchy is not know of as a "side effect" from zoloft (sertraline).
Any redness on the skin where it itch? How long does it last of been happening? Does it get worse? Had you taken zoloft (sertraline) before then take it again? You can also react to the chemical that makes the pill, not zoloft (sertraline). ...Read more

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Can you cut Zoloft (sertraline) in half?

Can you cut Zoloft (sertraline) in half?

Yes: But depends on what dose you want to take, also as long as you are aware that cutting the dose may put you at risk of relapsing to depression. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) affect eyesight?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) affect eyesight?

Yes but. ...: More often than not the eye problems are due to something else. Best have the eye doctor have a look. (refraction, tonometry and a good look at the back of the eye) If then it is thought that the medication may be contributing, the prescribing physician should be made aware and allowed to participate in any proposed change in medication. ...Read more

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When should I take my sertraline (zoloft)?

Every day: The time it of day for sertraline doesn't matter unless it causes sleepiness (take at night) or restlessnes (take in daytime. If you take other medications or vitamins, take the sertraline with them so that there is a pattern that's easy to remember. Sertraline, like all antidepressants, takes time to begin to have an effect, and needs daily dosing to maintain an effect. Sporadic doses=>failure. ...Read more

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Can you take ACE with zoloft (sertraline)?

ACE: If you are referring to the weight control formula SABA ACE, then I would not recommend the combination, due to possible effects on liver.
ACE contains Chromium, Garcinia Cambogia, Konjac, L-Carnitine, Phenylethylamine, Raspberry Ketone, Saffron extract, Vanadium, Vitamins B6 & B12. ...Read more

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Is Zoloft (sertraline) the same as sandoz?

Is Zoloft (sertraline) the same as sandoz?

No: Zoloft is the trade name of sertraline, an antidepressant made by the drug company pfizer. Sandoz is a company that makes generic medications, among others -- but not sertraline. ...Read more

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Does Zoloft (sertraline) come in 15mg dose?

No but: Sertraline hydrochloride tablets come in 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, 150mg and 200mg strengths. The brand name zoloft comes in 25mg/ 50mg and 100mg strengths. As as dr. Peppas stated earlier there is sertraline hydrochloride oral solution which is 20mg per ml. ...Read more

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What works after Zoloft (sertraline) fails?

What works after Zoloft (sertraline) fails?

Varies: Antidepressant failure for depression would be no response t an adequate dose for 6 to 8 weeks. There are different classes of antidepressants, and while some may respond to an antidepressant in the same class as the one just tried, often it is helpful to try one of a different class. Cognitive behavioral therapy can also be very helpful. Please speak to the your physician regarding options. ...Read more

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What is it like to take zoloft (sertraline)?

Dr Martínez-Irizarry: Is right. It is well tolerated in general but possible side effects start right away. Getting the full benefit of the medication - usually takes 4 to 6 weeks once on optimum dose. It is important to know this so that you are patient. It can be helpful for tx of treatment of major depressive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, post traumatic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder ...Read more

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Does Zoloft (sertraline) make you irratable?

Does Zoloft (sertraline) make you irratable?

Possible.: Zoloft (sertraline) is antidepressant of the ssr familyit can cause irritability, anger, and shakiness. In people with bipolar disorder, nit can activate mania. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) make you less manly?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) make you less manly?

Interesting question: I am thinking that the answer would be no. It all depends on what your definition of manly is though. However, if you are referring to erectile dysfunction or sexual side effects including sexual drive, then perhaps there could be a negative impact to the introduction of sertraline. ...Read more

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Can I mix 5-hyp with Zoloft (sertraline) 75mg?

Can I mix 5-hyp with Zoloft (sertraline) 75mg?

If you mean 5-HTP or: 5-Hydroxytryptophan, using 5-hydroxytryptophan together with sertraline is generally not recommended. Combining these medications can increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called the serotonin syndrome (http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/serotonin-syndrome/basics/symptoms/con-20028946). It is best to consult your prescriber. Best regards. ...Read more

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What to be aware of about zoloft (sertraline)?

What to be aware of about zoloft (sertraline)?

Zoloft (sertraline): Sertraline is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor type of antidepressant, used to treat depression & anxiety disorders. Some adverse effects include nausea, headaches, irritability & occasionally weight changes. It is advised to be taken with food. ...Read more

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When is best time to take zoloft (sertraline)?

Zoloft (sertraline): With meals, on full stomach, usually with breakfast & dinner, unless otherwise specified by your doctor. ...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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Zoloft (sertraline) 50 mg, is that a big dose?

Zoloft (sertraline): Nope. Dose can go from as little as 25mg. To 200mg. ...Read more

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Can 15 mg's of Zoloft (sertraline) do anything?

That would be: A low amount of zoloft (sertraline). I wouldn't anticipate that would be a therapeutic dose in an adult. But, doses are often started low and titrated upwards to help avoid side effects. ...Read more

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Is Zoloft and Lithium safe to be used together?

Sometimes with: Care - because there is an increased risk for serotonin syndrome when they are used together. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) prescribed to teenagers?

Yes: This is used by many practitioners in teens. As with other similar medications in this age group, proper evaluation and close monitoring is needed for best results. ...Read more

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How soon does Zoloft (sertraline) start working?

Typically, 3-6 weeks: Zoloft (generic name sertraline) is an antidepressant/antianxiety medication in the family known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssri's). Like most of these medications, the effects are not seen immediately. For most patients, these medications take 3-4 weeks to start to work. ...Read more

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What is zoloft (sertraline)? What is it used for?

Zoloft (sertraline): Sertraline (Zoloft/ Lustral) is one of the Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants. It works primarily by increasing serotonin. It is is FDA approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, post traumatic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and body dysmorphic disorder. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Zoloft (Definition)

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