If I get put on ritalin and Zoloft (sertraline) are these for life?

Meds for life. It depends if depression is recurring and affecting the life you may have to stay on meds longer with combination of therapy and meds it can be reduced and less doses needed.Goal is you build up skills to deal with the stress your response is not affecting your life too much and can handle it a healthy positive way.

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I put my Zoloft (sertraline) and ritalin and omega 3 tablets in a bag in a portable file box. Can this be hot or bad for medications' effectivity?

Yes. If it gets super hot - like in a car when it is hot outside it can reduce its potency and effectiveness. Read more...
May be bad. Remember, meds are designed to melt inside you. That's 37 degrees celsius or 98.6 fahrenheit. I'm not sure how warm it is in lebanon in january, but if your portable file is getting hot, it's not good for your medicines which generally should be stored in a cool, dry place. Read more...

Ritalin and Zoloft (sertraline) 200mg if ok?

Completely OK. Neither interact in an adverse way with each other and evidence proven medicine shows they're fin to take during pregnancy. Read more...

What is the maximum ritalin dose u can take to stay safe if you're on 100 mgs of Zoloft (sertraline) daily?

At your age. And depending on your height and weight and how your metabolism is, i would say 54-6o mg/d. Remember though that the best dose is always the lowest effective dose for you. Best wishes. Read more...

How exactly am I supposed to feel after being on 100 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) for two months? Also is it okay to exercise and lift vigorously on ritalin?

Symptoms control. The goal of taking medication is to control symptoms. I would go with the checklist that originally lead you to take medications and see if those symptoms have improved. Continue to find right dose or medication until you see significant improvement or noticeable change. If you are not sure if you have felt change, probably medication is not working. Read more...

Are 50 mg 2x a day of Zoloft (sertraline) and 20 mg of ritalin 3x a day a safe combination? So a total of 100 mg Zoloft (sertraline) + 60 mg ritalin a day. Safe?

Unclear. Nothing is certain in medicine. You are young and i presume otherwise healthy so it is probably ok. However, i would make sure the diagnoses are correct! have a good battery of psychological testing and perhaps neurologic testing to confirm adhd. Check geisinger or temple or u of penn or jefferson or univ of pitt. Or john hopkins. Ekg should be done. Most importantly are they helping? Any side eff. Read more...

Would it be okay I lf I took Zoloft (sertraline) at night and ritalin in the morning, instead of both in the morning? What's the benefits of taking Zoloft (sertraline) at night

Ask your Doctor. Are you having a problem with the current way you are taking your medication? If not, why change? If you are having a problem, don't you think you should discuss it with your prescribing physician.? I usually recommend that zoloft (sertraline) be taken in thr morning, as it can make it harder to fall asleep. Less commonly, zoloft (sertraline) makes patients tired, that's when i say to take it at night. Good luck. Read more...

Do u consider 25mg ritalin ir 3x a day with 50 mg Zoloft (sertraline) 2x a day (so 100mg Zoloft (sertraline) + 75mg ritalin) safe? Or the risk of serotinin syndrome is high?

It is safe. The risk of serotonin syndrome is low.On jan, 10, 2014: 9, 189 people reported to have side effects when taking ritalin. Among them, 19 people (0.21%) have serotonin syndrome. Only 8 were on zoloft (sertraline). Therefore, since zoloft (sertraline) and Ritalin have been used together for around 20 years, only 8 cases of serotonin syndrome have been reported with this combination. www.ehealthme.com/ds/ritalin/serotonin+ syndrome. Best wishes. Read more...