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I'm taking 200 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) can up it to 300 or 400 safely without worry?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Careful follow-up

Normally, zoloft (sertraline) is used to a limit of 200mg/day.
However, people with ocd who have not responded to this level may need higher doses than this. With close follow-up with your doctor, high doses of zoloft (sertraline) (from 250-400mg) have been used safely. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16426083 in this study, symptom relief in the higher dose group was greater than in the 200mg/day group.

In brief: Careful follow-up

Normally, zoloft (sertraline) is used to a limit of 200mg/day.
However, people with ocd who have not responded to this level may need higher doses than this. With close follow-up with your doctor, high doses of zoloft (sertraline) (from 250-400mg) have been used safely. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16426083 in this study, symptom relief in the higher dose group was greater than in the 200mg/day group.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Zoloft (sertraline)

That is a decision to be made by your prescribing doc.
Who knows your case best.

In brief: Zoloft (sertraline)

That is a decision to be made by your prescribing doc.
Who knows your case best.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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