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I was prescribed Zoloft (sertraline) and don't want it. Can I pour it down toilet?

Talk to your doctor. First, it is not a good idea to flush meds down the toilet due to filtration and sanitation concerns. It is best to have your physician's office, pharmacy or the police station dispose of them properly. As far as discontinuing zoloft (sertraline) on your own, i would strongly recommend that you speak with your doctor about your concerns with yhe med. Read more...

What should I do if I haven't felt any change after taking Zoloft (sertraline) for almost 4 weeks?

See your doctor. Like all antidepressants, it may take 4-6 weeks to feel the full benefit, but you should see at least some benefit within a couple of weeks zoloft can be dosed up to 150 mg so if you are on a lower dose, the dose can be increased. If you are already on150 mg then it is time to consider another antidepressant or adding abilify, (aripiprazole) wellbutrin, or Remeron to supplement the effects of the zoloft. Read more...

Does Zoloft (sertraline) make you gain weight? I've put on 30 lbs in two months and I can't loose it

Can be a side effect. All medications have side effects, and zoloft (sertraline) is no exception. If you are on an antidepressant that is associated with weight gain, be sure you are eating sensibly and getting exercise. Exercise can actually help improve your mood - so it's doubly beneficial. There are antidepressants that are "weight neutral." ask your doctor if an adjustment is in order, but remember - depression is no picnic! Read more...
Weight gain. Zoloft (sertraline) can cause weight gain in about 25% of people taking it although the average weight gain is usually around 10 pounds. You should talk with your prescribing physician about your concerns as their might be other alternatives to sertraline. Read more...
Zoloft (sertraline) weight gain. Some people are very sensitive to mental medicines and would gain weight even with meds that are not kwown to make people gain weight. If you already have a weight issue and cannot lose weight easily, zoloft (sertraline) can also cause you some weight gain even thought it causes the least of that. If you already have a healthy lifestyle, please make it better, if not then try to adopt a healthy one. Read more...

I feel like I've lost myself while being on Zoloft (sertraline) but I can't stop taking it what should I do?

Zoloft (sertraline) Not sure what dose u r taking & whether your symptoms started after increasing the dose, but i recommend reviewing those possibilities with your prescribing doctor to see if lowering the dose might be an option. Read more...

My normal 50 mg Zoloft (sertraline) doesn't help me anymore so I double dosed and I feel better. Is that okay?

Yes, but.... Yes, but, first, you're lucky that you haven't experienced an adverse reaction to doubling your dose. We always advise patients only to change their medication with their physician's advice & consent, but, now that you've done so, please let your doctor know! Thanks! Read more...

I've been taking 1 50mg Zoloft (sertraline) a day, it hasn't been helping. Would it hurt me if I take 2 of the 50mg a day?

Don't know. what condition you are being treated for? Don't know how long you have been on this dose? It can take 4 to 6 weeks to get a full response of zoloft (sertraline) at your current dose. Please don't make any changes to your medications without discussing with your physician/ psychiatrist. Read more...