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Zoloft Causing Increased Cholesterol
Would zoloft/sertraline cause high cholesterol ? Is their such a thing as lazy white blood cells? Had bone marrow biopsy 10 or so yrs ago and was fin
Can your triglycerites & cholesterol be effected by zoloft? My triglycerites are up 50 pts& my good cholesterol dropped 30 pts within a years time.
Metabolic Syndrome: Psychotropic medicines may effect weight and consequently cause or worsen metabolic conditions. More importantly mood and anxiety may predispose to metabolic disorders. Stresss increases cortisol that may increase lipids, blood sugar and cause weight gain. Age, family history and other condition should be factore in. A proper evaluation and investigations are essential. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How should i quit 50 mg Zoloft to zero mg? I want to quit bechause mutch apetite and weight gain and high cholesterol.
CAUTION!: As you know, the safest is to do this under a doctor's care. Some would suggest that tapering by 10%/month would be safe. It may be, however, that you really need this medication in spite of the issues with weight gain. Please don't attempt this until you have discussed with your doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more
My mom is 72 years old. Three years ago, she was diagnosed with dementia. She takes zoloft, cymbalta, a cholesterol pill, nasonex, and aspirin. Does overmedication lead to parkinsonism symptoms?
Yes uncommonly: In a postmarketing survey of over 70, 000 patients, 1.19% of patients reported tachycardia associated with the use of zoloft. Some had preexisting hypertension, depression, pain and other possible contributing factors. All resolved with discontinuation of the agent if persistent. Please make your prescribing physician aware of your issue. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RHR increased from 60 bpm to high 90s 1 week after stopping Zoloft. Related? Should I be concerned? Recent ekg showed normal sinus rhythm. Causes?
Not sure: If this persists another week it is highly unlikely to be from zoloft withdrawal. Other things that can cause an increase in your RHR can be a pulmonary embolism. If you traveled recently by car or plane or have other symptoms such as shortness of breath or chest pain you should go to the ER. ...Read more
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