It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Anxiety Message Board


Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-11-2009, 06:41 AM   #1
Senior Member
(female)
 
Foxxii's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: PA
Posts: 222
Foxxii HB UserFoxxii HB UserFoxxii HB UserFoxxii HB UserFoxxii HB UserFoxxii HB UserFoxxii HB UserFoxxii HB User
What is the normal dosage of Zoloft for anxiety and panic disorder?

Hi guys, i'm wondering what the normal dosage of Zoloft is for anxiety and panic disorder. At the moment I am taking 37.5 mg, and am scheduled to go to 50 mg tonight. My problem is that I still get really bad anxiety to the point that it's affecting my job, I drive school bus and it seems that every time I get in the bus and start driving I get an attack. I started at 12.5 for 2 weeks and then went to 25 for 2 weeks and i'm at 37.5 right now. I'm going to increase the dosage tonight to 50 mg. But i'm wondering if this is enough, or should it be a higher dosage? Any input would be greatly appreciated. I feel like it's not even working this time around. (I was on 50 mg twice before) Should I go with the 50 mg for a while to see if it works? I know it takes a few weeks before you feel the full effect but this is aweful!

 
Old 05-11-2009, 08:03 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(male)
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 778
light the world HB User
Re: What is the normal dosage of Zoloft for anxiety and panic disorder?

I don't know what the normal dose is but the highest dose that you can be on is 200mg. I was on 150mg for social anxiety at one point.
__________________
Diagnosis: social anxiety disorder,PTSD, schizoaffective disorder, avoidant personality disorder, panic disorder

Meds: Clonazepam 4mg, Seroquel 200mg

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 05-15-2009, 01:02 AM   #3
Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: texas
Posts: 52
ymoore86 HB User
Re: What is the normal dosage of Zoloft for anxiety and panic disorder?

most doctors say 50mg for panic and anxiety.=)
its the theraputic dose.
can always go higher if you need to though to 200mg.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Zoloft.... questions, opinions, side effects? sunrize777 Anxiety 1 04-18-2007 02:48 AM
Zoloft for Anxiety? spade22 Anxiety 1 02-18-2007 02:20 PM
I don't know what else to have done BorkBork Lyme Disease 18 12-20-2006 01:03 PM
What's wrong with me? crook123 Mental Health 11 07-27-2005 11:19 AM
BPPV & Weight Loss - Is this normal? swirlygirl Inner Ear Disorders 7 05-27-2005 07:49 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Ativan
Celexa Effexor
Klonopin
Lexapro
  Paxil
Prozac
Valium
Xanax
Zoloft




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



ms_mod (56), Foxxii (26), d0ink (25), Frank Furter (16), Jagraal (15), iluv (9), Skip4 (9), Shae794 (9), tygriff (8), solofelix (8)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1182), MSJayhawk (1015), Apollo123 (913), Titchou (862), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (760), midwest1 (671), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:02 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!