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Afraid to take Zoloft (sertraline) because of the side effects.. Is there any other alternative?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Many alternatives

There are many alternatives to zoloft (sertraline), (sertraline) and those chosen depend on what your doctor is trying to treat.
Zoloft (sertraline) has many ssri cousins. Also there are non-pharmaceutical ways to help anxiety & depression, 2 of the most common reasons zoloft (sertraline) might be prescribed. Discuss your fear with your physician, and work with him/her about your treatment.

In brief: Many alternatives

There are many alternatives to zoloft (sertraline), (sertraline) and those chosen depend on what your doctor is trying to treat.
Zoloft (sertraline) has many ssri cousins. Also there are non-pharmaceutical ways to help anxiety & depression, 2 of the most common reasons zoloft (sertraline) might be prescribed. Discuss your fear with your physician, and work with him/her about your treatment.
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