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Zoloft Sertraline Dosage
Would side effects be present with increasing Zoloft (sertraline) dosage of 25 to 50mg? Although no bad side effects when taking 25mg, but many with 50mg.
Maybe: In my practice, i start most adults on zoloft (sertraline) at 50 mgs daily, and they do well. I then have them increase the dose to 100 - 200 mgs gradually, so they can be at a therapeutic dose. If you are having side effects now, see your physician and discuss all of your medications, over the counter medicines, and concerns. It may be that your side effects are due to medication interactions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sinus infection symptoms. Feeling dizzy/almost nauseous from blowing nose so much. Also increase Zoloft (sertraline) dosage...Is dizziness/nasea normal with this?
Should i ask my physician for an additive to my zoloft, (sertraline) or a higher dosage? I feel it's not working a well a it did in the beginning.
Zoloft (sertraline): Up to 200mg. Per day in divided dosages, for average adult. ...Read more
Should be OK: Expiration dates tend to be artificial. It is not like one say the medicine is fine and the next day it goes bad. Over time a medication may gradually lose some of its potency but most likely Zoloft (sertraline) that is 6 months past the expiration date is still very potent and should still be as effective as if it was prior to the expiration date. If it was 2 or 3 years after exp. date I would reconsider... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to only need 25 mg dosage of zoloft (sertraline). Taking it for 7 days, feeling better. Do i need to increase to prescribed 50 mg?
Zoloft (sertraline): Not knowing your age, weight, other meds and health status, it is hard to say. This medication takes up to 4 weeks to get to steady state. Since you have such early positive effects, it would not be a bad idea to talk to your doctor about staying for another week at 25mg. How you are feeling in an important indicator to the meds effectiveness. ...Read more