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  1. My Doctor and her meds.
    ... back good. She then tries to convince me into taking Zoloft ! Im like NO. I feel fine. She then spends 20 minutes...
    ... blame you at all, I'd have done the very same thing. Zoloft works great for some people, but it's not a miracle ... trying to say is yes, you'll read horror stories about Zoloft , Paxil, Xanax or any of these drugs for that matter ... post, I don't blame you at all for saying no to the Zoloft . Believe me if my Doctor would have tried to push ... generic form...it was less then $5 for 30 pills... Zoloft costs a whole lot more than that, kind of makes you...

  2. Starting back on Zoloft
    ... indigestion which can be caused by meds, try taking the zoloft with food, on waking and not before bed...
    ... So i expected to have trouble sleeping along with zoloft insomnia side effect. Any tips on how i can get some...
    ... I took Zoloft for two weeks to try to control panic attacks. Lack ... anything. There's some really desturbing stories about Zoloft if you do an internet search on something like "Zoloft...
    ... everything you see on the internet. I have been on zoloft before with no problems. Like I said the side effects...
    ... interesting to me that you all have insomnia with Zoloft . I have just the opposite. I get sleepy. I could ... have gained weight. Anybody else gain weight with Zoloft . I don't feel weird on it. I haven't had any panic ... attacks either. That's why I love Zoloft ....
    ... I have started taking my zoloft at night with .5mg xanax, and I have no problem going ... but I always have, so I don't contribute it to the zoloft . I have very vivid dreams, but can deal with that ... . Maybe you should try taking the zoloft and hour or so before you plan on going to bed and...
    ... Well I am taking zoloft again and off the remeron. Of course the sleeping ... from remeron, and now the insonmnia side effect of zoloft . But I am ok with it once i get past the side effects ... i willl be fine i think. Just one question. Can Zoloft give you chest pains? I get chest pains alot with ... get them everyday ever since i started back on the zoloft . Sometimes they hurt pretty bad. Just wondering ...

  3. DRIVING and panic attacks....
    ... attribute my attacks to years of heavy drinking. Tried Zoloft for a week. I'd rather die. When I feel an attack...
    ... wledgeable and I enjoy reading your replys. I am on meds - Zoloft and Xanax. I do not take Xanax to drive though, ... SINCE - my anxiey and panic attacks, along with the zoloft screwed up my sleeping (as if I didn't have enough...
    ... attribute my attacks to years of heavy drinking. Tried Zoloft for a week. I'd rather die. When I feel an attack...
    ... doing research relentlessly on meds like Paxil and Zoloft ...I just don't see how pills can cancel out my thoughts...
    ... doing research relentlessly on meds like Paxil and Zoloft ...I just don't see how pills can cancel out my thoughts...
    ... with him. He saw a different person... He gave me Zoloft and Xanax. I tooked the Xanax because it was a quick ... SLEEP - After a MONTH I decided to start taking the Zoloft - I was scared - I had to have my sister come stay...

  4. What is CBT?
    ... learn it? How well has it worked for you? I am on Zoloft now and I haven't had any panic attacks for well over ... was so miserable. Otoh, I would like to get off of Zoloft eventually. I think it makes me gain weight, and ... makes me tired. I am worried about getting off Zoloft because it has worked so well for me. Maybe those...

  5. Panic Disorder from Weed
    ... had a panic attack in over a year since I went on Zoloft ....

  6. Adrenaline feeling?? REPLY!!
    ... dying when I'd encounter the feeling. I was put on Zoloft about 4 years ago by a doc - not because of depression ... my mid 20s they knew it wasn't menepause. So, the Zoloft worked great and I'd only get the flushes i.e. energy ... rushes periodically. I decided to go off Zoloft in December because I am on too many meds as it is...
    ... clue what triggers mine. I had a few while on the Zoloft so I don't want to get back on because of one attack ... . I had read so many things about being on Zoloft for more than a few years. I was starting to loose...

  7. Need some help choosing a med....
    ... something I experienced about 6 years ago. Then, I was on Zoloft and no HBP meds. With these recent 'attacks' my doc...
    ... if the zoloft helped last time it should help again and will be...
    ... CBT skills? Not sure what that means... As for the Zoloft , since I was on it 5 years ago, have they not come ... more effective drugs or ones with less side effects. Zoloft made me extremely sensitive to sun light....

  8. zyprexa
    ... prescribed 2.5 2x day for severe anxiety. I am trying zoloft with the alprozolam for now. I don't want to take...
    ... antipsychotics arent suitable and wont use them if the zoloft isnt helping, maybe the dose needs upping, also it...
    ... enough to "kick in". Anyway, my dr. switched me to zoloft , which I have taken before, but never really liked...
    ... primary care dr at this time). Anyway, I have tried zoloft , paxil, prozac, and a couple others I really cannot...
    ... meds long enough, but am really going to try on this zoloft , and I am making myself take the xanax to get me thru...
    ... Dancer--I used to use Zyprexa while waiting for my Zoloft to kick in. My psychiatrist, who is great with meds ... think I took it for a few months. Now I only take Zoloft . The only negative about Zyprexa for me was the...
    ... to use the zyprexa just yet. I am waiting for the zoloft to kick in and I have alprazolam if needed. Does ... just the zoloft work for you? Does it make you calmer? It has stopped...
    ... start having them again, I will definitely go back on Zoloft . My psychiatrist said that most panic disorders are...

  9. Deja vu/Panic attack.
    ... Does anyone else experience ANY of this? I am on zoloft for it, and it has REALLLLY helped me....

  10. Any moms out there suffering from panic
    ... able to go and do things normally and while I'm on Zoloft it helps me not to compulsively think that I"m going...
    ... scared. I just want to be normal again. I am taking zoloft and ativan and I hope they will kick in soon but then...
    ... psychiatrist who really knows her meds. She put me on Zoloft , and also something else to calm me until the Zoloft ... kicked in. Right now I am only on Zoloft , and I never get panic attacks any more. I also don...
    ... you so much peacenlife. I am slowly going off of Zoloft because it is just not working for me. I am doing...

  11. My mom wants me to get out of the house today.
    ... or I was NEVER going to get my life back. I tried Zoloft and had NO side-effects (well, maybe my feet & hands ... WONDERFUL for many people where other's can't stand Zoloft . It really is a trial and error basis. If you can...

  12. Free Medication and Doc visits!
    ... info for everyone to have. Pfizer (the maker of Zoloft ) has a program called Connection to Care where they ... There are more meds that you can get than just Zoloft I won't put the whole list here but here are a few...

  13. Panic/Anxiety and pregnancy
    ... depression for a long time, about a yr ago i was put on Zoloft and it really seemed to help me. I started to feel ... am afraid of medication ..took awhile to take the zoloft ) And questioning my abilities to be a mother when...
    ... I would be thinking about upping the zoloft dose a typical dose range is 50 to 200 and these...
    ... you are on but when I was pregnant I was on 150 of Zoloft and all was fine. I recently had to go up to 175...

  14. I'm New
    ... and I have to order one of these..... Zoloft , Paxil or Prozac....don't have health insurance so...
    ... or is that just what you are thinking? I am on Zoloft and haven't had any neg. side effects. I find it ... very helpful. Also, Pfizer (the maker of Zoloft ) has a program called Connection to Care where they...

  15. I would like to tell my story, can anyone relate?
    ... could get cancer. I am much better today with Zoloft . I haven't had an attack in over a year. What a...
    ... I was just wondering how long you have been on Zoloft ? I ask this because I myself am on medication for ... happy. I guess I just want to know a little bit about Zoloft is you don't mind. Thanks for any information you...
    ... Yes, I have been on Zoloft for two years. I have not really had any panic attacks ... when I was panicking. I would like to try to get off Zoloft eventually. I want to learn to control my panic attacks...

  16. Afraid to leave my house.
    ... My panic also started at the age of 16. I take Zoloft , an antidepressant that works well for panic with...

  17. tapering off SSRI stuff, or panic?
    ... since 9:30 this morning. Since I started tapering off zoloft I can sleep better, am somewhat sluggish, foggy, out...
    ... I was on zoloft for 3 months and had insomnia, dry heaves and high...

  18. Hypocondria
    ... Hypocondria and anxiety , depression and OCD . I am on zoloft 50 mg a day and still at times have bad episodes...

  19. anxiety and panic for no reason..why?
    ... your other posts and noticed you are only on 50mg of Zoloft . You say the zoloft helped for OCD and not panic ... ; did you know that Zoloft usually isn't effective for panic at that dose? In...

  20. Lexapro
    ... horrible experiences with others like prozac, paxil, zoloft . I just don't seem to be able to trust anything but...

  21. PA's in sleep?
    ... also take Xanax 0.5 mg. three times a day along with Zoloft . I had quad bypass surgery in August of 2003. I...

  22. Ephedra
    ... I am on Xanax .5mg when I have an attack. I was on Zoloft for 8 mos but cant stand the side effects....
    ... help with panic attacks, disolve 1 under your tongue zoloft and other antidepressants often help control panic...

  23. Such a BAD day...So very alone
    ... I take zoloft and find it to be very helpful. I also take lorazepam...
    ... needed basis unstead of daily. Added to a drug like Zoloft or Paxil it can work quite effectively for anxiety...

  24. I need advice
    ... and always feel on the edge of flipping out....the zoloft i am on for 2 years noe is 50 mg and it has helped...

  25. Help? Xanax XR Question
    ... the regular Xanax was very helpful to you. I take Zoloft along with Xanax and this is a very good combination...

  26. I honestly CANNOT go anymore
    ... and slept constantly. Now that she has switched to zoloft she is feeling ALOT better. I also take Ativan (actually...

  27. please tell me about zoloft withdrawal-it's scary
    ... safeside, its best to have a doc check that out. As for Zoloft , I weaned off of it about 6 years ago. At the time ... notice anything at all when they were getting off of Zoloft . As with everyone, we are all unique with how we handle...
    ... I was on 250 mg of Zoloft a day. When I went off of it, the only symptoms I...
    ... going down my throat. Benadryl really helps with the zoloft withdrawal. still have feeling of ping pong balls ... around my head--affects my balance. I've heard worse on zoloft withdrawals--but it's worth it. I have myself back...

  28. antidepressant meds for panic attacks
    ... Now recently some of the other antidep. like Paxil, Zoloft and Prozac have been found to also help control panic...

  29. What the hell was that?
    ... actually haven't taken anything for about 2 yrs. I had Zoloft for a couple of months 2 or 3 yrs ago and after the...

  30. My 12 year old is having panic attacks - help..
    ... varying degrees of this disorder. I take Xanax and Zoloft daily and have for years to control my problem and...

  31. valium??? panic
    ... some advice....i go to the doc soon and to refil my zoloft . mainly for anxiety and OCD...I wanted to ask him ... to calm me down..i get panic attacks often and the zoloft has done so well for my OCD but the attacks are bad...
    ... if the zoloft dose can be upped it may also stop or reduce the panic...

  32. zoloft withdrawal and breathing
    ... your zoloft dose is very low, the smallest effective dose is 50...

  33. Klonopin?
    ... typical GP. Second, the SSRI antidepressants like Zoloft , Paxil and Lexapro have all been shown to be very ... effective with panic disorder. My doctor started me off on Zoloft , but it didn't work, so I am currently switching to...

  34. panic and congestion help
    ... today, Sunday, alone, 4 hour trip. I'm tapering off zoloft and I've developed a horrible sinus congestion since...
    ... you should only drive if its safe to, maybe up the zoloft , if you dont feel OK, then pull over and rest...

  35. going crazy help me
    ... does help to get on antidepressants sometimes. Theres Zoloft , Paxil, Celexa, Lexapro, and Prozac. All of these...

  36. help me i think i am always dying
    ... that bad about getting blood taken from me? i am on zoloft . i just get random pains in my chest or arm or leg...

  37. meds
    ... i have been taking zoloft for three months now, and i am up to 75 mgs. i am ... increasing the dose. i am feeling better with the zoloft , no more bad attacks, but has anyone had better results...
    ... it with the same question u have, whilst im not on zoloft but i have been in the past, i noticed my current...

  38. I've gone mental
    ... with it five months ago. thanks to meds (ativan and zoloft ) and therapy I have more good days than bad. I have...
    ... pretty much the same thing happened to me. ive tried zoloft and i got a physical allergic reaction to it but it...

  39. Panic panic panic
    ... of pills... but every penny helps! I ended up on Zoloft anyway.. So far this one seems ok for me.. You can...

  40. Couple of questions
    ... that was mostly just panic attacks. I was taking zoloft 150 mg a day for about a year and 3 months and then ... gotten or feels worse than a PA. My doctor gave me zoloft again and told me to stop the remeron but I am afraid ... sleep at night and I remember the side effects from zoloft first starting and I don't feel like going through ... that again. How can I get myself to take the zoloft ? Second question is these past few months I have...

  41. panic about starting SSRIs?
    ... just thinking about taking it! I started on 25 mgs of zoloft , and i felt terrible the first couple of weeks or ... realized that i have a phobia of meds! I have been on zoloft for about three months now, 75 mgs, and it has helped ... crazy or always out of it, and i blamed it on the zoloft . turns out that feeling that way is a common symptom ... of a panic attack, and had nothing to do with the zoloft . keep taking your meds, its hard at first, but you...

  42. Please Please Please
    ... years ago, my doctor allowed me to stay on 150 mg of Zoloft . He never even suggested that I go off my meds. ...
    ... am 6 weeks pregnant, and SCARED TO DEATH. I am on Zoloft and afraid they are going to make me stop, its the ... about it, i am so afraid they are going to take my zoloft from me...dont worry you are not alone, i will stick...

  43. Has anyone come off antidepressants and still feel great?!
    ... panic attacks, I knew things HAD to change. I took Zoloft a few years ago, but it made me TOO lethargic. Then...

  44. I think I'm going schizophrenic!!
    ... my income remains less than $30,000/yr. I get free Zoloft . So, all I end up paying for is my Lorazepam (generic...

  45. panic Vs. anxiety
    ... they try to stay away from putting me on stuff like Zoloft , whcih didn't work, i have tried effexor, hated it...
    ... I have been on zoloft for 9 years after being dx w/ GAD & PD...I only had ... depression as a result of these awful disorders. Zoloft has been wonderful for me, but all meds certainly ... us the same. Just wanted you to know, though..that Zoloft does help w/panic & anxiety, not just depression!...
    ... the time to answer, I had some friends that tried Zoloft , It only worked for one, and my other friend ended...

  46. shoot me in the head
    ... attacts. What can I do to stop it. I have tried paxil, zoloft , and nothing works I don't want to pay 20 dollars...

  47. Daughter really suffering...any advice?
    ... year. YES I fianlly gave in and did the med things. Zoloft helped a little, really made her mood better but ALOT...

  48. Do antidepressants stop anxiety?
    ... I am currently taking Klonopin (2.0mgs/day) and Zoloft (100mgs currently). As Jennita said, it is a bit of ... a mystery as to why ADs like Zoloft help with panic attacks. Out of curiosity, I asked ... the documented evidence that it does. The FDA gave Zoloft (as well as Paxil, not sure about other ADs) approval ... some people. I have yet to see any benefits from the zoloft , but I've only been at 100mgs (the usual theraputic...

  49. Ativan questions. Am I overdoing it?
    ... read another one of your posts and see that you take Zoloft also. The increase of anxiety you feel very well ... may be coming from the Zoloft as SSRI's can cause an increase in anxiety at first ... . I would think that once you find the right Zoloft dose you won't need to take as much..if any.. Ativan...

  50. Question about Zoloft
    ... am sorry you are having so many side effects with Zoloft . Zoloft may be the right med for you and you just ... t yet found the right dose. Right now I am taking zoloft 175mg and will be upping to 200 soon. It takes time...
    ... working to adapt to the dosage. I plan on giving the Zoloft a good 8 weeks at 100mgs, and if by then I haven't...

  51. Hit rock bottom
    ... After trying lexapro / paxil / effexor / zoloft and xanax -I finally threw in the towel. After a...

  52. Unbearable panic! meds and CBT, HELP!!!
    ... house and I am even scared at home. I am on 175 mg of Zoloft and also taking a tranquilizer (Ativan, 1mg daily...
    ... I'd ask your doctor to either raise your zoloft dosage or try you on a different medication. Also...
    ... to crazee, your zoloft dose is high but obviously isnt working, this occasionally...
    ... Actually, I have been on zoloft for quite a long time and it has worked for me. I...

  53. was it a panic atack
    ... fine was this called a panic atack. i have come of zoloft 5 months ago for agraphobia ect and i do feel a little...
    ... usually have panic attacks with agoraphobia, which the zoloft sometimes stops...

  54. zoloft vs. paxil..help please
    ... t taper off it slow enough. I am now on 25mg of Zoloft , which is a baby dose, but that is all my body will...
    ... time. Sorry to hear that that wasn't the case with Zoloft . I've been on Zoloft for about 8 weeks now, and had ... said that a number of his patients gained weight on Zoloft as well, but not nearly to the degree that Paxil did ... luck. Keep us informed on your progress. Thus far the Zoloft doesn't seem to be working well for me, so a switch...
    ... to DDH your zoloft dose was too small, should have been 50, check with ... pharamicist, I would try the zoloft at 50 for a few weeks, any valium type med will make ... paxil if you like but its basicly the same type as zoloft so side efects will be similar, the paxil probably ... will continue on with the effect of the zoloft you took most dont gain weight on these meds...
    ... I have been taking 25 mg of zoloft for 5 weeks and having alot of side effects.My husband ... them. Iam more anxious now that when I started taking zoloft . I had decreae in appetite, increaed anxiety, insomnia ... Please tell me something positive about paxil or even zoloft Thanks Debbie Debbie I dealt with the exact ... same issue as you with Zoloft except the most I could tollerate was 12.5, any more ... would have been a big mistake. As for the 50 mg of zoloft . I was put on that a long time ago and had my first...
    ... I have been on both at different times. Zoloft really helped me with anxiety, but it made me hypomanic ... paxil, but that didn't really help. I was up to 150 zoloft but the hypomania was unbearable so I went down to...
    ... blessed to be living in the time that we are. I tried Zoloft and didn't like the side effects. I switched to Buspar...
    ... you are afraid of taking meds? I am on 175 mg of Zoloft currently but have been as high as 200. Everyone...

  55. Kayt here........long time no post
    ... was cut off it cold turkey. The doc then put me on Zoloft , but increased it rapidly to 100mg and then had me ... eventually I ended up off Ambien, down to 25mg of Zoloft per day and 2mg of Klonopin. That is where I have...

  56. are there meds with NO WEIGHT GAIN???
    ... Prozac- on for about 1 year, gained about 15 lbs. Zoloft - on after the prozac, gained 25 pounds. Currently ... - only on Xanax, lost 40 pounds after weening off Zoloft . Before I started Zoloft, I tried Paxil, and Celexa ... both made me feel too "drugged". I stopped the Zoloft about 1 year ago, and since have lost about 40 lbs...

  57. I cant stand it any more
    ... take for this as i get bad reactions from the others. zoloft is a good one too but we are all diff and paxil made...

  58. Anti-anxiety Meds-which One???
    ... i took Clonazepam, worked wonders compared to the zoloft i took previous to that!...

  59. Weaning off of meds
    ... Both times I went of my medications, first zoloft and then celexa, it was because I was trying to get ... pregnant ( zoloft ) and then the second time it was because I found out...
    ... Both times I went of my medications, first zoloft and then celexa, it was because I was trying to get ... pregnant ( zoloft ) and then the second time it was because I found out...

  60. Multiple Panic Attacks Daily??!!! Methods to Control??
    ... 2-3 times a day..... at first my doctor put me on Zoloft , that wasn't strong enough for me, he then put me...

  61. JUst too hard
    ... suffered for years. Then I finally gave in and went to Zoloft and xanax. It certainly changed my life too. I too...

  62. antidepressant med doses
    ... and anxiety, and they often are very helpful paxil, zoloft and effexor are a few. they need to be taken daily...

  63. Panic attacks only when dealing with a certain person?
    ... I took Zoloft for years and it did help me stop obsessing terrible ... years too and that too helped. I stopped taking the zoloft when I got pregnant. After 3 kids, I went on celexa...

  64. Please read.
    ... job) I feel like such a bum. But anyway, I'm taking Zoloft 25 mg which does NOTHING for me. Its like I havent...
    ... that is a low dose of zoloft ...how long have you been on it?...
    ... Hi ibtara86:) How long have you been on zoloft ? 25mg is really a low dose, so if you just started ... called benzos that may be able to help you until your Zoloft kicks in. You may want to ask your doctor about it...
    ... your zoloft dose needs to be upped ask doc or a pharmacist about...
    ... depressents but none seem to help. I just started on Zoloft though. I live in a VERY small town and I just dont...
    ... I would give Zoloft a chance to get in your system hun. I know it is frustratin...

  65. advice on hypnotist
    ... wouldn’t help. I have read about how Paxil, and Zoloft has helped some of you, but for me, it was the worse...

  66. new symptom i have never felt..? serious?
    ... i have panic/anxiety disorder and have been taking zoloft 12.5 for 1 week now...is this anything to worry about...
    ... could ask a pharmacist whether it could be from the zoloft , he will have a list of side effects to look at, your ... zoloft dose is small and will need to be upped after a few...

  67. How do I know?
    ... outside, ect--and im 24. Docs said im fine--im on zoloft 12.5 mgs and it has helped some. Just this morning...

  68. is anyone on that can talk me thru this attack?
    ... please? i am on my 3rd day of zoloft . 12.5 mg. i have had palpitations x2 today and i cant...
    ... Hi, I'll try to help you if I can. I only took Zoloft for a few days...it just wasn't the med for me...but...
    ... Hi, I also take 12.5 mgs of Zoloft i am supposed to be taking 25 but i just cant handle ... and you are probably stressed out about starting the Zoloft --at first i had side effects, more anxiety, strange...

  69. Is Wellbutrin The Next Step?
    ... you up to where I am right now: After a horrible Zoloft Nightmare a little over a year ago, and a Paxil experience...

  70. New member here delurking and a ?? on zoloft
    ... yrs old and about 8 months ago my doc prescribed me zoloft for panic disorder and anxiety problems, i held on...
    ... yrs now. Years ago, my doctor at the time put me on Zoloft for my anxiety attacks. Within one hour, I had the ... I have a good friend that was helped immensely by Zoloft . SL...
    ... daily basis in order to get relief. I would imagine Zoloft would cause the same thing with me which is why I...
    ... pain meds reduce anxiety so rather than taking the zoloft I would ask for a different type of pain med...
    ... I tried Zoloft once but it didn't help me. Of course everyone is...

  71. My constant chest pain
    ... tests came back fine & diagnosed it as panic & gave me zoloft . I don't have as many attacks now, but there is something...

  72. weird sensation
    ... dose...just wondering if just having started taking zoloft and missing the xanax could have done this...
    ... probably exactly what the problem is. I didn't take Zoloft for very long...just a few days as a matter of fact...
    ... know what happened but if you are starting taking zoloft then I suggest you stay on the xanax for a while...
    ... didnt...that makes me happy...and relieved..maybe the zoloft is working fast for me....but im still staying on...

  73. lexapro??????
    ... totally understand the weight thing. I have taken Zoloft and Elavil and gained weight with both. I lost it...

  74. side effects with zoloft
    ... it may help to reduce the zoloft dose for a while, what is it now? tha tablet can be...

  75. Am I having panic attacks??
    ... dying of every disease possible. i am on 25 mgs of zoloft , it has helped curve the panic attacks, but im still...