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I've been having night sweats. I'm on Zoloft (sertraline) for anxiety, i drink occasionally and i don't work out. I keep it cool in my room. What's the cause?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many possiblities

As my colleague dr. Ali said, zoloft (sertraline) is known to cause increased sweating & alcohol might also contribute.
There are many other possible causes of night sweats, from hyperthyroidism to food allergies to infections (but acute & chronic)to certain cancers (probably not a great thing to tell someone prone to anxiety) but often we can't find the cause.Please discuss with the doc who prescribed zoloft (sertraline).

In brief: Many possiblities

As my colleague dr. Ali said, zoloft (sertraline) is known to cause increased sweating & alcohol might also contribute.
There are many other possible causes of night sweats, from hyperthyroidism to food allergies to infections (but acute & chronic)to certain cancers (probably not a great thing to tell someone prone to anxiety) but often we can't find the cause.Please discuss with the doc who prescribed zoloft (sertraline).
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Zoloft (sertraline)

Depends on dosage of zoloft (sertraline) & if recent changes in dose were made.
Also, alcohol can intensify adverse effects of zoloft (sertraline), such as sweating & activation symptoms.

In brief: Zoloft (sertraline)

Depends on dosage of zoloft (sertraline) & if recent changes in dose were made.
Also, alcohol can intensify adverse effects of zoloft (sertraline), such as sweating & activation symptoms.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: adrenal fatigue ?

Possible adrenal fatigue.
Are you sleeping well?

In brief: adrenal fatigue ?

Possible adrenal fatigue.
Are you sleeping well?
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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