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Im currently taking Zoloft (sertraline) and its causing me to be agitated. Should I just stop taking it?
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Dr. Anne Sagalyn
Psychiatry
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In brief: Stop
Ssris may cause agitation from akathesia (a feeling of intense internal restlessness), unmasking of bipolar disorder, intensification of anxiety if started at too high a dose.
And sometimes just because. But it can be dangerous. Get in touch with prescribing doc.

In brief: Stop
Ssris may cause agitation from akathesia (a feeling of intense internal restlessness), unmasking of bipolar disorder, intensification of anxiety if started at too high a dose.
And sometimes just because. But it can be dangerous. Get in touch with prescribing doc.
Dr. Anne Sagalyn
Dr. Anne Sagalyn
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Ken Starnes
General Practice
In brief: Call your doc first.
You should never discontinue a prescribed medication without consulting your doctor first.

In brief: Call your doc first.
You should never discontinue a prescribed medication without consulting your doctor first.
Ken Starnes
Ken Starnes
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