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  1. To go back on meds or not?
    ... attack one day and went from there. I started on zoloft in January of '04 and it completely changed my life ... feeling great and my doc suggested I ween off the zoloft . I had very little problem doing it, occasional anxiety ... helped with klonopin, but eventually was off the zoloft by May. Since then I still have anxious moments every ... Im able to deal with it unlike before I started on zoloft . I usually just distract myself or take deep breathes ... whether or not to go back to the doctor and get back on zoloft . I guess my only hesitation is I like to think ... two days have not been fun and I remember how well zoloft worked for me. I guess I dont really have a question...
    ... breathing..." If you don't like the idea of going on Zoloft , you may inquire about other meds. But if you honestly...

  2. think I have social anxiety disorder.
    ... I was on zoloft and it didn't seem to help so now I am on prozac and...

  3. Help me describe this?
    ... even completely sure its anxiety but started taking zoloft 3 days ago and even though the side effects have been...

  4. Just started taking eleva(ZOLOFT) need help!!!
    ... to get a prescription for eleva (the same drug as zoloft ). Am supposed to be taking 50mg each morning. I...
    ... I was on Zoloft and you should start at 25mg. It took 6 weeks for...
    ... I was subscribed 50mg zoloft today by my dr. I havent taken it yet because I wanted...
    ... I was on zoloft 50mg and it didn't help my anxiety at all. I take...
    ... I took half of the 50mg zoloft tonight and will do so for the first couple of weeks...

  5. Celexa Question!!
    ... COLOR="DarkOrchid"]Dear Readers, I tried zoloft yesterday and had a bad reaction. SO now I am basically ... try anything else. The doctor told me to stop the zoloft and she wants to put me on Celexa....... I'm scared ... will be ok on this one. I was so scared yesterday on Zoloft . I felt like I was tweaking out to the point of freaking...
    ... worrisome than other anti's. I also had a problem with zoloft . I couldn't sit still. I was all over the place. ...
    ... I tried Zoloft and it did absolutely NOTHING good or bad. It was...

  6. Zoloft Day 1..questions!!
    ... I was on Zoloft . Started at 25mg went to 50mg. Had so much energy...
    ... I started my medication (not zoloft ) last night, but I was so worried about the side effects...
    ... Id say hang in there. When I started taking Zoloft I remember I was very groggy and tired the first few...

  7. Anyone have increased anxiety after starting an antidepressent?
    ... I increased my dose of Zoloft from 25 to 50 mg 5 days ago. My anxiety is terrible ... Clonazepam. Is that just a temporary side effect of the Zoloft ?...

  8. Misery
    ... like this. BTW, I cant to do SSRIs as I tried to Zoloft twice and got CHEST PAIN!! What gives?!?!? I guess...

  9. Anxiety is winning!
    ... some anxiety issues before so my doc put me back on Zoloft - which worked really well for me before. I have had...
    ... Also, I don't know how long you have been on the Zoloft but it takes a while to adjust to it, also you might...
    ... makes me. I want myself back. I have been on the Zoloft about 2 months but they increased my dosage to 100mg...
    ... not bother you afterwards. It does take a while for Zoloft to kick in but after two months you should be seeing...

  10. antidepressent side effects
    ... I just raised my Zoloft dose 4 days ago from 25 to 50mg. Was on 25 for 2 weeks...

  11. New to this board
    ... next 6 mo-1yr just sitting at home, on medication ( Zoloft ) sitting on my couch, watching my cat sleep all day...

  12. Panic Attack Break throughs???
    ... 12th. When I was in my teens (about 16-18) I was on Zoloft for depression and that DID works wonders for my depression ... and I felt very happy. I want to go back on Zoloft and be taken off of that crap I am on. I have posted ... about this and read that Zoloft helps greatly with panic/anxiety disorders. My questions ... are: 1).Do you have panic attacks while still on Zoloft ?? 2.)Do you take something else for when it doesn ... through attacks? 3.)Are they less severe when on Zoloft ? Any help would be appreciated....Panic attacks really...
    ... Medications for panic attacks vary from person to person.. Zoloft didnt help me but it might help you..as long as you...
    ... help, this means alot to me!! Also when I was on Zoloft for depression I didn't have side effects then. What ... kind of side effects did you have with Zoloft for panic/anxiety disorder??[/SIZE][/FONT]...
    ... feeling tired, shakey, anxious, headache etc.. But the zoloft did nothing for my panic attacks.. I never suffered...
    ... your doctor about other anti-anxiety meds other then zoloft .. get your doctors input.. I also had an anxious feeling...
    ... little wacky lol. She did give me a script for 50mgs of Zoloft as she said that she believes it to be a good med ... now is trying to come up with 68 bucks a month for Zoloft . :( Thank You for caring and asking!!! It's nice...
    ... Im glad everything went well.. and I hope that the zoloft helps with your anxiety.. good luck and keep me posted...

  13. antidepressent side effects
    ... I started taking Zoloft 2 weeks ago. I started at 25mg. 2 nights ago I increased...
    ... Hi, yes it will cause side effects. I tried zoloft , I didn't like it. I hear it works wonders for some...
    ... Hi. I began zoloft yesterday morning at 25mg for anxiety and ocd. I felt...
    ... I aslo take Clonazepam for the anxiety. I hope the Zoloft will take care of my depression and anxiety. I'm...
    ... I have heard lots of good (and bad) things about Zoloft , but I keep reminding myself that it works different...

  14. Anti-depressants....Do they work?
    ... I am on Zoloft (50mg) and it definetly works for me. I think anti ... explained very precisely how the medicine helps, I took Zoloft . It took a few months for me to feel better and like...
    ... see in some of my other posts, I just began 25mg of Zoloft the other day- today is day 3. Fortunately, I really...

  15. My dilemma! Suggestions please!
    ... don't want to be too tired to function! I've tried Zoloft , Prozac, Celexia, Xanax, klonopin, Luvox (Fluvoxamine...

  16. Anxiety freaks me out during day and sleep!
    ... go through and how they deal. I plan to be put on Zoloft when I see my new doctor. I had used this in the past...

  17. Damon11176 this is for you
    ... trying to go to sleep..it's more in the prozac or zoloft family, a take everyday anti depressant/pyschotic...

  18. Frustrated!! Want to live again
    ... an attack and someone would see me. So I went on Zoloft about 3 weeks ago, recently upped to 50mg, and take...

  19. Zoloft
    ... I started zoloft about six weeks ago. I had all the side effects you ... for a number of years but the doctor switched me to zoloft . He thought my weight gain was due to paxil?. Paxil ... worked great. I am hoping the same will be true of zoloft . I should mention I am on the generic form of zoloft...
    ... your dose to the lowest level possible. I was on zoloft for like 3 -4 years and I kept it at 25mg all that...
    ... I found things worse for the first few days on Zoloft , but then things were really good for a few weeks ... then they went bad again, and that's when I increased Zoloft , and things went really good for a while, but I am ... . Hope it works for you. Overall, I rather like Zoloft and I hope I can continue on 50mg being okay....

  20. Question about morning anxiety
    ... balance , dizzy feeling bad all the time i started zoloft 2 weeks ago first week sucked but i think its helping...

  21. Anxiety attack without provocation?
    ... see a new doctor on Tuesday and hopefully be put on Zoloft .[/SIZE][/FONT]...

  22. Doctor's Appointment Today
    ... going to go up on my meds or change. I have been on Zoloft (50mg) for over 15 years and I don't think it is working ... back. Feel a little better. Doctor increased my Zoloft to 75mg and gave me an RX for Klonopin (sp). They...
    ... since March I am now feeling better on Lexapro. Tried Zoloft did not work. My doctor said the life of an ad is...

  23. I need help! Panic/anxiety/depression med question
    ... everything just irritates the heck out of me. I was on Zoloft a few years back and it did wonders for my depression ... never had the panic attacks back then. I did read that zoloft is use for anxiety and panic disorder as well as an...
    ... Zoloft is one of the anti-depressants that is approved specificall...
    ... I would go back to Zoloft and give it a try!...
    ... Hey tankers... I been on zoloft for almost 3 yrs & have been able to taper down to...

  24. Anxitey anyone???????????????
    ... the doctors next week. I am thinking about going on Zoloft for my depression and anxiety I read it can treat ... both. I have taken Zoloft in the past for depression and it worked wonders....

  25. My Paxil Nightmare -- Please Read!!!
    ... can cause some decrease desire in sexual activities. Zoloft is also an anti-depressant and panic/anxiety disorder...
    ... weaned off very slowly, but it was hell! I was on Zoloft quite a few years ago, and when I came off of that...

  26. Worst few days, but thanks for the support
    ... breath and tight chest are still the worst symptoms. Zoloft wasn't succeful for me, though I'm keen to try BUSPAR...

  27. Help with Celexa
    ... two weeks and then crashed and leveled out. I took zoloft and i couldn't sit still all night. It is a crap shoot...

  28. numbness on right side of lips and part of cheek
    ... else that is having the same thing!! I have tried Zoloft in the past and it gave me sexual problems. Right...

  29. Switching meds info
    ... Hi, I recently switched from paxil to the generic zoloft . I stopped taking paxil since my doctor suggested ... back. I called the doc who said he would put me on zoloft instead. Heres my question, at first it worked with ... me. What should I expect?. Or should I just up my zoloft until it works, what are your experiences with this...

  30. anxiety and hormones!
    ... MY doc has me on 75mg of zoloft and after the meds were in my system that was working...

  31. Can you work?
    ... situation at work more interesting. I decided to go on Zoloft 3 weeks ago, and take Ativan as needed. The job I...

  32. Paxil-tired
    ... you feel lazy and tired but I know when I was taking Zoloft and another time Lexapro those two did'nt make me...

  33. Hi, Im new here.
    ... seem harder to bear than others. I have been on Zoloft for many years and I am terrified what that has done...

  34. There Is No Hope For Me...i Tried Xanax
    ... the meds for some people,it takes time.Klonopin and Zoloft worked best out of all the medications for me.Once...

  35. Med info
    ... question is, I recently started the generic form of zoloft . At first it helped and then I started getting anxious ... weight gain was due to the paxil and switched me to zoloft . I have lost weight 23 pounds in 2 months. So will...
    ... months, but yes, they did go away. Also, when I took Zoloft , I had to go to 150 mg for it to work. Exercise helps...

  36. antidepressants for anxiety
    ... First time I had full blown panic attacks and I used Zoloft . It made me tired, but it worked great. I was on...

  37. Anxiety? or has my mind slipped away?
    ... the doctor and he says it anxiety, so now Im taking Zoloft , 6 pills so far, and that has stoped the anxiety attacks...
    ... help with that but I need to get off it. My mom takes Zoloft and she loves it. I think you should stick with it...
    ... he's probally right, the brother I talked to took Zoloft and did a bunch of exercize to get better (and is...

  38. Dr. just started me on Zoloft.
    ... zoloft definately increased my anxiety alot...i couldn't ... much better for me..i do know of quite a few people zoloft works really well for...its a trial and error thing...
    ... i'm on zoloft as well....this is the second time i've been on it...
    ... I just started Zoloft , actually its the generic sertraline, starting at ... but it did start up after I started to take the Zoloft (sertraline)....
    ... I took Zoloft for a month and had the worst headaches and teeth...
    ... Hi, I just started on zoloft a few weeks ago. at first it helped and then I felt...

  39. 60 mg of Cymbalta . . . Too High to Start
    ... had such a horrible experience when I started taking Zoloft and have been traumatize by it. I really don't want...
    ... sure if this will be the case with cymbalta....i'm on zoloft , and it's funny how something which didn't work for...

  40. Anxiety and Zithromax Link? Help please!
    ... listened to my story and thought it was best to take Zoloft to rebalance the chemicals in my brain. Well I'd be ... what's wrong. I'm afraid of taking something like Zoloft and going down that path when the problem might be...

  41. advice anyone???
    ... symptoms of anxiety changing...i had a bad reaction to zoloft when i tried that..but now i have .5mg of ativan as...

  42. Zoloft risks
    ... from personal experience on zoloft .... i was on it for about 2 months and had to quite...
    ... of the possible detrimental effect on libido that Zoloft can have. When you say it is the worst drug in regard ... wonders whether the effect could become longer term if Zoloft is taken for a significant period, of 6 months or ... and SSRI, and Effexor as a possible alternative to Zoloft . But I wonder why it was not mentioned by my GP or ... phsychiatrist; why they would have a preference for Zoloft . Maybe the SSRIs have been found to be more effective ... risky to take. Hyper: I did the same thing, tried Zoloft for only a few days, but that was all. You mention ... wonders whether the modified behavior would remain once Zoloft is discontinued, and about the risk of dependence...
    ... each person differently. I know several people on zoloft and they do fine. I can't take it. I have tried ... wellbutrin, ect. None of them totally agree with me. Zoloft and wellbutrin the worst. If you are that wary of...
    ... continue to get better.I have 2 friends who do well on zoloft and another who hates Prozac, like marian100 stated...
    ... that I will experience adverse side effects taking Zoloft or SSRI's more generally? Of the information that ... about the answers to these questions if they've taken Zoloft before? > It's all trial and error. It's the ... wellbutrin, ect. None of them totally agree with me. Zoloft and wellbutrin the worst. If you are that wary of ... anti's then try other methods first. Cross for Zoloft in your case. Thanks for the advice. Josh...
    ... fingers and hoping for the best, and what I know about Zoloft so far is insufficient for me to be comfortable taking ... is best for my health, and if I believe that taking Zoloft would be, all factors considered, then I will. It...

  43. mirtazapine
    ... fluvoxamine) Paxil (paroxetine) Prozac (fluoxetine) Zoloft (sertraline, lustral) Tricyclics (older types...

  44. how well do you sleep?
    ... for me. Thanks..... trazodone 50mg nightly zoloft 50mg once a day cognitive behavioral therapy sice...
    ... Maybe you could switch the time you take your zoloft . Some meds interupt sleep. Also, check your ferritin...

  45. plse help me regarding ad's and the heart..
    ... pressure, celexa was the worst i ended up in hospital, zoloft was the best really gave me that calm feeling but...

  46. Celexa Input
    ... I Was Just Prescribed This And Taken Off Zoloft . I Was Only On Zoloft For 3 Days But Had Terrible...
    ... it for a few months. Like you I was switched from Zoloft . I lost weight on Celexa which I couldn't afford...

  47. How do you change meds
    ... anxiety. I hate going through this. Oh, once I tried Zoloft , and I had NO effect from it at all, neither good...

  48. What Benzo works for you
    ... read..but after having horrible side effects from zoloft i was willing to try it..i also take .5mg of ativan...
    ... my father also takes Paxil, while my mother takes Zoloft . It's weird how differently medications are for everyone...

  49. Anxiety Meds Dilema
    ... medication effects people differently. For example, Zoloft may make Mary gain a few pounds but it doesn't affect ... Sara's weight at all. I have been on Zoloft for 15+ years and yes over that period of time I have ... gained weight but can I put the blame totally on the Zoloft for my weight gain??? It could be from a number of...

  50. Zoloft Question
    ... increases before it starts getting better. I took Zoloft the first time around with Panic Disorder and that ... things started rapidly improving. 2. It may be that Zoloft isn't the right med for you. But you would need to ... were before you started taking it. When I took Zoloft , it worked better for me to take it at night. Everybody...

  51. Recently prescribed Ativan
    ... your doctors consent of course. A SSRI such as Zoloft , Prozac etc, may help your panic more than Ativan...

  52. Need to change meds, but afraid to
    ... all the different medications. I have only been on Zoloft for 15 years. However, from what I gather, EVERYONE...

  53. Zoloft And Weight Gain
    ... Any other comments about this Zoloft anyone???...

  54. ocd into anxiety w/panic and now depression
    ... have OCD. The negative thoughts and recently went on Zoloft . I think it made it worse I was soooo anxious and ... prozac. I never had a reaction to it like I did the zoloft when I was on the prozac last year but Im still nervous...
    ... I have OCD and panic disorder. I tried Zoloft years ago, and for me it was an awful choice! I know...

  55. PureCalm or MindSoothe, or any others?
    ... was wondering if this really worked. I have tried Zoloft and it did NOT go well with me at all. I also have...

  56. Zoloft problems?
    ... How long have you been on zoloft ? I think it's a good drug for depression. I was on...
    ... zoloft is for anixety and ocd. . . I have just started taking...
    ... something for the anxiety while you are waiting for the Zoloft to kick in. It will take several weeks for it to really...

  57. Can I REALLY be the only one?
    ... about medication but I will tell you I have been on Zoloft for over 15 years. I also have dreams that will...

  58. will this ever stop?
    ... life this is day three of lexapro i hope it works zoloft and effexorxr did not i also am taking xanax as needed...

  59. panicky again about my heart
    ... not 40 mg to work too). Coming up to a month of Zoloft and no results. Feeling really scared - like I'm...

  60. Anyone try Lamictal for Anxiety/Depression?
    ... formerly took Prozac for many years, recently tried Zoloft for three weeks (couldn't stand the increased anxiety...

  61. Zoloft Information please...
    ... I think zoloft works pretty good. If you can possibly help it, don ... generic version, in my opinion it isn't the same. Zoloft did not make me drowsy, I took it in the morning,...
    ... I didn't do well on Zoloft . It made me very angry. Not everyone reacts to it...
    ... Just started Zoloft 2 weeks ago and it makes me tired, but that is really...
    ... I have been on Zoloft for 15+ years, a very low dose. I find myself yawning...
    ... I take zoloft 100 mg. It works great! I am not tired and I do not...

  62. Zoloft not working!!!
    ... I am starting my 3rd week of Zoloft and can tell a big difference. They do say it can...

  63. What Kind of Anxiety?
    ... and just said "social phobia", and prescribed me Zoloft . It went terrible - I was on for about 3 weeks, and ... health services that I met with, and he took me off zoloft , and gave me some hints to help think through in my...

  64. Feel like I'm going nuts, please help me
    ... Have started Zoloft . Sideaffects aren't too bad but just feel a lack...
    ... thinks that's the right med. for me. My mom takes Zoloft and she swears it saved her life. I think if you just...

  65. New SSRI, worse before better?
    ... all the time. Also mild chest pain. Couldn't take zoloft . Took celexa this winter for 8 weeks. Seemed to...

  66. What happens if you drink alcohol on SSRIs?
    ... to bars. I usually drink a little. I just started Zoloft 50 mg and its says not to drink but I was wondering...
    ... different. i started very slow with the drinking on zoloft . talk to your dr....

  67. Dizzy and Faint on Zoloft?
    ... had the same side effects plus a few others from the zoloft ...i had the dry mouth, lack of appetite,sick to my...
    ... I have been on Zoloft (50-100mg) for over 15 years. I frequently feel off...

  68. buspar
    ... thinking now i need to try an anti anxiety med. i was on zoloft and i will NOT go on a drug like that again. i got...

  69. Zoloft question???
    ... definately say so..i actually just stopped taking zoloft because i had horrible side effects from it...hope...
    ... I have been on zoloft for several months now, started at 50mg and now an ... side effect I had. It was the same way when I took zoloft a few years ago. It has helped me a great deal and ... migraines are less frequent and severe since I've been on zoloft ....

  70. SSRI Withdrawal
    ... My sister was on Zoloft for a year, she had to taper off of it, she said she...

  71. anxiety med?
    ... counselor said i should be on anti anxiety meds, i was on zoloft awhile back and i had the most horrible side effects ... is there anything i can take daily that isnt like zoloft ?...
    ... name and i dont want to take anything addicting like zoloft with withdrawls or xanex, addictive. thanks!...

  72. Anxiety in cycles
    ... I have been on Zoloft for well over 15 years. I started when I was 20ish...

  73. Thoughts always spike your adreanaline ?
    ... week ago and my main symptom is the burning...i take zoloft now and its made me have dry mouth no appetite..and...

  74. new to anxiety
    ... anxiety about 6 days ago...my doctor initally put me on zoloft for my nerves because i'm going through an extremely...
    ... m not sure if its me being jittery because of the zoloft or what...he precribed 50mg a day but i have only...
    ... cross country truck driving route . My Dr. prescribed zoloft for me and I am thankful for them. I resistant taking ... anxiety worsened I started talk therapy and 50mg of zoloft a day. Currently talk therapy is on an as need basis ... but I have continued to take my zoloft religiously. At this point in my life, I am currently ... day. Keep taking them... With lots of prayer and zoloft it took about 3 months for me to began seeing the...
    ... counseling on friday as well..i'm going to keep taking the zoloft but only 25mg a day not the 50mg because i actually...
    ... Anxiety. Plus, they dont really have side effects. Zoloft will kill your sex drive....

  75. Does SSRI nervousness go away?
    ... side effect, but it stopped working. I once tried Zoloft , no side effets, but it just didn't do a think. ...
    ... took Paxil, it was great, but stopped working, then Zoloft , didn't work at all, but neither gave me the jitters...