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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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Can Zoloft (sertraline) have a ne?

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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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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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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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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Withdrawing from Zoloft (sertraline) please help?

Taper, doc advice: Best to work with your doctor to know when its time to go off the med and what to expect. Taper slowly, lower dose about 25% a week but individualize this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: zoloft (sertraline)?

Zoloft (sertraline): Sertraline is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor type of antidepressant, used to treat depression & anxiety disorders. ...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