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What is the max amt of time one should take Zoloft and buspar (buspirone)?What are the long term effects of taking these.

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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: As long as necessary

In conjunction with the prescribing physician you should take these medications as long as is necessary to successful treat the condition for which they are prescribed.
There are no significant long term adverse effects.

In brief: As long as necessary

In conjunction with the prescribing physician you should take these medications as long as is necessary to successful treat the condition for which they are prescribed.
There are no significant long term adverse effects.
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Dr. Mark Reynolds
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Zoloft/Buspar

No specific time frame, as long as they are helping with your depression/anxiety.
Med's are started to treat the acute phase of the illness, then dosages are adjusted when you reach the maintenance phase, then depending on prior response & episodes, the minimum effective dosages are continued into the recovery phase. Work with your doctor on treatment plan.

In brief: Zoloft/Buspar

No specific time frame, as long as they are helping with your depression/anxiety.
Med's are started to treat the acute phase of the illness, then dosages are adjusted when you reach the maintenance phase, then depending on prior response & episodes, the minimum effective dosages are continued into the recovery phase. Work with your doctor on treatment plan.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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