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Can going off Zoloft harm you? I have been taking Zoloft for 5 years. 18 months ago i dosed down from 50 mg to 25 mg with little to no side effects. I really want to get off these meds so my dr advised i can start cutting the 25 mg pills in half to see ho

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Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Usually.

It is best to follow the direction of the doctor.

In brief: Usually.

It is best to follow the direction of the doctor.
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Dr. Joseph Jeu
Family Medicine

In brief: Suddenly

Suddenly stopping newer antidepressants like zoloft (sertraline) can result in serotonergic syndrome which can be very scary amd miserable.
Weaning off zoloft (sertraline) gradually as your physician advised is very safe and does not expose you to this problem. Best wishes.

In brief: Suddenly

Suddenly stopping newer antidepressants like zoloft (sertraline) can result in serotonergic syndrome which can be very scary amd miserable.
Weaning off zoloft (sertraline) gradually as your physician advised is very safe and does not expose you to this problem. Best wishes.
Dr. Joseph Jeu
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