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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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Taking Zoloft (sertraline) for about a month. Started having weird heartbeats and nausea is this normal? Will it pass?

Taking Zoloft (sertraline) for about a month. Started having weird heartbeats and nausea is this normal? Will it pass?

Zoloft (sertraline) effects: Zoloft (sertraline) is used for Treatment of Depression and Anxiety. It can cause nausea and palpitations. It can also be due to Anxiety Discuss with Psychiatrist: • Diagnosis of Depression, Anxiety or both • Intensity of Symptoms and Impairment of Functioning when Zoloft (sertraline) was started • Improvement in symptoms and Functioning NOW • Decrease the dose • Take Zoloft (sertraline) after the meal • Therapy for stresses. ...Read more

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How much time does nausea and headaches take to go away after stopping zoloft (sertraline)?

How much time does nausea and headaches take to go away after stopping zoloft (sertraline)?

Several week. : Zoloft (sertraline) takes about four to five weeks to get entirely out of your system Make sure you taper the drug not stop it altogether abruptly. If so the symptoms may get actually get worse for a while. The complaints should resolve once the meds are out of your system. if it longer than that you need medical consultation. ...Read more

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I've taken Zoloft (sertraline) after meals will it most likely help prevent nausea?

I've taken Zoloft (sertraline) after meals will it most likely help prevent nausea?

Yes: If you experience nausea from zoloft, (sertraline) taking it with food may help. You could also talk to your doctor about possibly splitting the dose (taking the same daily total dose but splitting it into two equal halves - sometimes side effects are caused when the blood level reaches a certain level so sometimes taking two lower doses can minimize this. I suggest talking to your doctor about this. ...Read more

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I am on day 3 of Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg and I have began vomiting and having extreme nausea. Is that normal?

I am on day 3 of Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg and I have began vomiting and having extreme nausea. Is that normal?

Zoloft (sertraline): Common initial side effect, eased up by taking the medicine on full stomach or splitting the dose to 25mg. Twice daily with meals. Ofcourse, discuss with your prescribing doctor first. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been busy just about all day along with nausea. A little bit ago i threw up, and my dizziness went away. What could of been wrong? I take 15 mg of zoloft (sertraline)

I have been busy just about all day along with nausea. A little bit ago i threw up, and my dizziness went away. What could of been wrong? I take 15 mg of zoloft (sertraline)

Nausea is one of: a long list of possible side effects from SSRI's, Zoloft (sertraline) included. How long has this side effect been present? Did it occur before starting Zoloft (sertraline)? Does it occur when specific outside events or internal feelings are stimulated? Check in with a psychiatrist. Here's a general reference on Zoloft (sertraline), keeping in mind it is not peer reviewed: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sertraline ...Read more

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Can i take generic pepto with an ssri? I am taking Zoloft (sertraline) and it is causing me awful nausea. I have a bottle of generic pepto bismol in my dorm room... Can i take that without having a problematic interaction?

Can i take generic pepto with an ssri? I am taking Zoloft (sertraline) and it is causing me awful nausea. I have a bottle of generic pepto bismol in my dorm room... Can i take that without having a problematic interaction?

Sertraline : Sertraline (zoloft) potentiates bleeding. So if there any concern over an ulcer it would not be safe. A safer choice may be to get a prescription for zofran (ondansetron) (odansetron) from student health. That is orally absorbed and safe to take for nausea. ...Read more

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Will it help prevent any nausea if I eat before taking a antidepressant like zoloft (sertraline)?

Will it help prevent any nausea if I eat before taking a antidepressant like zoloft (sertraline)?

It might: Gi side effects of medication are often less if the medications are taken with or after food. Often, side effects like nausea are very transient and, after a week or two, may no longer bother you, once you get accustomed to the medication. If you continue to have severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or loss of appetite, speak to your doctor about a change of medication. ...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


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more