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Zoloft And Alcohol Side Effects
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) side effets: most common: nausea, diarrhea, headache, insomnia, sedation, nervousness, switch to maina, weight gain/loss, sweating, dry mouth, high blood pressure, rarely hallucinations, serotonin syndrome when mixed with other serotinergic agents, sexual side effects, for hydorxizine: sedation, paradoxical excitement, dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention, tachycardia, blurry vision. ...Read more
Often: For all of the ssris, including zoloft, (sertraline) sexual dysfunction are common side effects. In men this is typically decreased libido and delayed ejaculation, while in women it tends to be decreased libido. Of note, people who are depressed often have reduced libido to begin with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bradycardia?: I assume by "low pulse" you mean an inappropriately slow heart rate, or "bradycardia". According to the FDA (& the information inserted with the Zoloft (sertraline) package), during the trials for Zoloft (sertraline), there was no difference in heart rate or other cardiac parameters compared to placebo. HOWEVER, since it became available, cases of associated bradycardia have been reported & label was updated appropriately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possible: Both zoloft (sertraline) and advair have possible side-effects. However, it may be especially worth mentioning that the anti-asthma medication advair combines a beta-agonist and a steroid. Both of these may affect mood, especially the former, which can cause nervousness and a "hyper" feeling. If zoloft (sertraline) is being taken for anxiety, the advair may work against it somewhat. Ask your doc if you are concerned. ...Read more
On Zoloft (sertraline)?: If you stay on it they probably will continue. Some pts are ableto relieve them by reducing or stopping it for a couple days before having sex which temporarily lowers the blood level but maintains effectiveness--if it is a major problem talk to your doc about trying another drug--viibryd is a new one that isn't supposed to have sexual side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) is excellent for treating anxiety conditions and depression as well as pms, hot flashes etc. Some of the potential GI side effects from zoloft (sertraline) include: diarrhea, gas, nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite and change in weight. A person can also experience headache, dizziness, tremors, or feeling tired. Erectile dysfunction can occur. More serious side effects include: seizures, con't. ...Read more
It could be: it may be and initial side effect and should decrease with time if it worsens see your physician ...Read more
If i'm put on Zoloft (sertraline) 25 mg. Is it less likely ill experience side effects since its such a low dose?
Is it safe to take generic from zoloft medication? Which is the best one? does it come with risk of side effects?
As safe as the brand:
Sertraline, the generic form of Zoloft, is required by the FDA to be nearly equivalent in strength as the brand-name. The difference in generic and brand-name dose wise would be trivial as far as it's clinical effectiveness.
I think it would be safe to take and that the side effects would be identical to that of the brand-name. ...Read more
Just started taking Zoloft (sertraline) and head feels fuzzy and everything seems brighter - initial side effects?
RememberTheDoormouse: All these kinds of drugs can have weird side effects: when starting them and when stopping them. Either way they'll eventually go away. If you really feel fogged-out you can take a lesser dose (or half a pill) for several days and get to your maintenance dose more slowly. You need to talk this over with the doctor that prescribes it. And make sure you really need this kind of medication. ...Read more
I missed four doses of Zoloft (sertraline) and am having terrible side effects. Is it ok to just start taking it again?
Zoloft (sertraline): I don't know how long you were on zoloft (sertraline) before skipping doses, but withdrawal effects can happen when doing that. I suggest restarting your medication, and letting your physician know what's happened. If and when it comes time to taper again, you and your doctor can create a more gradual schedule. ...Read more
I have taken one 50mg dose of Zoloft (sertraline) but had terrible side effects. Will I have withdrawal if I stop taking it?
Can i stop taking Zoloft (sertraline) cold turkey after taking it for 5 years what will happen what would the side effects be?
Please do not: Ssri (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) discontinuation syndrome refers to the symptoms one can experience when the drug is reduced or withdrawn. Common responses to dose reduction or cessation include dizziness, electric shock-like sensations, sweating, nausea, insomnia, tremor, confusion, nightmares, and vertigo. Please speak with your doctor before you change the dose of zoloft (sertraline). Be wel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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