How effectively does Zoloft (sertraline) work for anxiety, insomnia and does it cause weight loss?

Zoloft (sertraline) Zoloft (sertraline) can be very effective for treating anxiety. Insomnia can occur occassionally as a side effect. When that happens, i usually recommend that it be taken in the morning. It can cause weight loss or gain (but weight gain is more common).

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I went to the doctors cause my anxiety was causing me not to sleep. Was prescribed Zoloft (sertraline) but this made insomnia worse. I'm also asthmatic help?

Zoloft (sertraline) Might want to talk to your prescribing doctor about taking zoloft (sertraline) early in the day. It does work well for anxiety if given time. Read more...
Anxiety. Anti-depressants can cause sleep difficulties. Anxiety is often caused by the characteristic way we perceive. Work hard to check whether you are perceiving accurately or do you allow fear or old hurts to alter what you see and thus create an unneccessary anxiety response. The closer you become to perceivin the truth the less anxiety you will experience. Best wishes. Read more...

I'm taking trazodone 50mg that I upped from 25mg after 1 day. I exp. A manic episode @ work today. Is Zoloft (sertraline) better for insomnia, deprsion & anxiety?

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