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  1. Anxiety that does not go away
    ... having really bad bouts of anxiety. My doc tried me on Zoloft , Effexor and Celexa and none of them had any effect...
    ... How long did you try each of the medications? Zoloft made my anxiety worse,but celexa has helped it tremendously...

  2. Palpitations with walking?
    ... Been on Zoloft 50 mg for 15 days for my Panic Disorder, I have most...
    ... Must be panic disorder... I'm on Zoloft 50mg so far and nothing works, heh... crazy stuffs...

  3. Depressed and Scared..need my mind at ease.
    ... about 10 months now. Im currently taking 50 mg. of zoloft . So I got my first panick attack back in februdary...
    ... about 10 months now. Im currently taking 50 mg. of zoloft . So I got my first panick attack back in februdary ... omfortable in my own skin. Thanks. Sometimes SSRi's like Zoloft can cause overstimulation and cause such things. Too...
    ... I have also been taking ZOLOFT 50mg for 2 months now....as well as ATIVAN... ... time? How have your Side Effects been with the ZOLOFT ? Thanks -Brandon...
    ... Hi has the zoloft helped you, I was thinking of getting an antidepressant...
    ... troubles you are describing. My doctor's tried me on Zoloft a few years ago and I found that it actually made ... was nervous starting it because of my trouble with zoloft . The first week or so I had restless legs and didn ... switching medications. Everyone is different. While zoloft works great for some, it did not for me at all. Maybe ... that is working well for her. She could not take zoloft OR celexa. So I think it is definitely worht talking ... to your doctor about it. If you have been on zoloft for longer than a month or so I would think it should...

  4. Anxiety causing gag sensations
    ... for a few years now and it sucks so bad! I am on Zoloft and while it does help somewhat...it hasnt helped...
    ... I would think it would help somewhat- I too was on Zoloft for 8 months and didn't seem to notice a big change...

  5. JAW Tension / Popping / Ache...???
    ... Hey guys, I have been on ZOLOFT and ATIVAN now for TWO months!!! Can't beleive it...
    ... Hey guys, I have been on ZOLOFT and ATIVAN now for TWO months!!! Can't beleive it...

  6. How long should I be off Zoloft before getting pregnant?
    ... just ready to start a family, She wanted to put me on Zoloft last month and I told her of my above concern, she ... are worse things than being pregnant and being on Zoloft and that lots of people do it....I never started the ... Zoloft ...The docters just have a hard time with symptoms...
    ... Every situation is unique. I went off of Zoloft cold turkey when I got pregnant w/my daughter 4 years ... panic after I had her. Even though I went back on Zoloft the day after I delivered, the post partum kicked...
    ... years now and she's only 26. So, if I start going off zoloft slowly while I'm trying to conceive and am not able...
    ... giving birth to her first child. she has been taking zoloft ever since (for 9 years) and gave birth to 2 very ... healthy children while being on zoloft . i'd check with your doctor just to make sure!...
    ... at some point, I'm going to try and slowly come off zoloft on my own for a while to see if my panic comes back ... have a return of it. Since I have never been off the zoloft yet, and have been panic free for a long time, I have ... I think I'll just try to have my baby without the zoloft , unless my panic is too bad then I'll do as low of...
    ... From personal experience, i tried getting of zoloft (150 mg) about 3 years ago. I seemed to be fine for ... want to start trying in one year. However, I am on zoloft , lithium, and klonopin (and have been for 10 years...
    ... divorced, my panic attacks stopped and I stopped taking zoloft , anxiety is mild mostly and only once in a while now...

  7. so SICK of this anxiety HELP!
    ... can do. As far as the antidepressants go, Paxil and Zoloft are the 2 that are FDA approved for long term treatment...

  8. Strange symptom....Advice please.
    ... or something. It's bizzar. Another thing. I am on zoloft which did cause me to have some depersonialization ... tests cost around $700 to $800. My out come so far: zoloft for about 8 months. No panic attacks but I have anxiety...

  9. Question about my Panic Disorder again!
    ... and of course anxiety/tension/worrying... I'm on Zoloft , been on it for like 9 days now, now I'm curious....
    ... 2 fold. Anyway, you might want to try taking the zoloft without any alcohol this time around and see if that...

  10. Why is this happening to me?!? (Long)
    ... cannot fix my panic disorder, so I'm forced to take Zoloft 50mg which I've been on for 9 days so far, no help...

  11. Increased Appetite? Anyone on MEDS....
    ... 21m in college....... I have been taking ZOLOFT and ATIVAN for close to 2 months now.... I have...
    ... I also haven't gained any weight.....been on ZOLOFT for 2 months.... I also lost 15lbs prior to taking...

  12. Driving myself & my family crazy
    ... my work. I take .5mg clonazepam and took myself off Zoloft just to see if my sex drive would come back. My anxiety...

  13. Update...ATIVAN (Lorazepam) Users...
    ... Lorazepam).... I have been taking it, along with ZOLOFT for close to 2 months..... I started at 2mg a day ... ATIVAN (Lorazepam)....which just leaves me taking ZOLOFT 50mg a day.....and I have more PANIC / ANXIETY???...
    ... your doctor first, before completely stopping. If the zoloft doesnt do the trick your pdoc will probably try you ... on another ssri, adjust your zoloft dosage or something like that. Also, cognitive behavioral...

  14. Sombody put my mind at ease.
    ... still get anxious at night. My fam DR prescribed me Zoloft and I have been taking it since May and I honestly...

  15. Zoloft+Caffeine=Anxiety?
    ... I notice when I drink coffee after taking Zoloft , I have a conflict that causes me to feel anxiety ... in public. Normally, without the caffeine, Zoloft works pretty good and makes me feel right at home ... drank a Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso after taking Zoloft . That was a bad idea, because I was very jumpy with ... worst. Does caffeine normally cause side effects with Zoloft ? I know it does for me. Normally I'm a very tired...

  16. xanax ?
    ... In the past he has mentioned wanting to put me on zoloft , But forget that..In my eyes depression pills are...
    ... In the past he has mentioned wanting to put me on zoloft , That's kind of what I thought he had in mind ... I don't blame you one bit for not wanting to go on Zoloft . I know some people who take it and swear by it,...

  17. Aches?.....Anyone on MEDS....
    ... Hey Guys, I have been taking ZOLOFT / ATIVAN combo going on 7 weeks now.....The past few...
    ... I took Zoloft in the past. If I remember correctly, I did have some ... aches were not the reason that I discontinued the Zoloft . My MD prescribed something else. I have never taken...
    ... had some aches too, but I had 'em before I took my Zoloft ... now I get left chest pains a bit more often ;\...

  18. The perfect anxiety pill!
    ... lower dosages... Anti-depressants like Paxil and Zoloft have been approved to treat anxiety. Anti-depressants...
    ... lower dosages... Anti-depressants like Paxil and Zoloft have been approved to treat anxiety. Anti-depressants...
    ... mass amounts of liquids. Just a thought. I find Zoloft has been working good for my anxiety. My skitish...
    ... I agree Vitagen, I also have been on ZOLOFT , for 7 weeks....50mg I am also less jumpy, shaky ... to do more things.... How long have you been on ZOLOFT ? What mg? Thanks -Brandon...
    ... Hey Brandon, I take Zoloft for Panic and anxiety disorder. At first it made my ... have a bad concept of time but I think I've been on zoloft now for close to a year with very good results. I ... taper off our ssri's slowly as well. I started zoloft on 12.5 MG because I'm only 105 pounds and then went...

  19. A few suggestions for people with Anxiety
    ... ever experence this? I think it could be the MEDS ( ZOLOFT / ATIVAN).... Thanks, -Brandon 21m college...

  20. Celexa / Citalopram
    ... these pvc's. He doesn't want to prescribe celexa or zoloft , etc., because he said I have anxiety not depression...

  21. Question once again, important.
    ... typical of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and now I am on Zoloft . However..... I experience the sometimes fatigue when...
    ... attack, fastest if disolved under the tongue paxil and zoloft are both prozac type meds and may eventually help ... xanax, if doc is reluctant, say you need it until the zoloft is working properly panic attacks never kill anyomne...
    ... no pains/shortness of breath today though, still on Zoloft , HAPPY THANKSGIVING BY THE WAY. I'm also on Zoloft...

  22. hello new to the board..and well...scared
    ... instantly. i went back and he gave me a starter kit for zoloft now...heres my biggest problem I AM scared to DEATH ... reaction" to the lexapro i am scared of a worse one with zoloft , i mean they say a severe reaction is a closing throat ... ever went to the doctor scared to death to try the zoloft , and just as scared of not.... im almost mad at how...
    ... instantly. i went back and he gave me a starter kit for zoloft now...heres my biggest problem I AM scared to DEATH ... reaction" to the lexapro i am scared of a worse one with zoloft , i mean they say a severe reaction is a closing throat ... ever went to the doctor scared to death to try the zoloft , and just as scared of not.... im almost mad at how...

  23. Need some advice...
    ... taken (Effexor and Imipramine. I tried Prozac and Zoloft but they didn't work). Can anyone recommend a medication...

  24. Off alcohol for 11 days now, off Paxil for 5/6...
    ... Ty... went to doctor today, on Zoloft now and he didn't say anything about doing tests which...

  25. Dizziness, weakness,cant sleep! Please reply
    ... for about 9 months now. Im currently taking 50 mg of zoloft ......So on with the main point. At nighttime I usually...
    ... Hi, I too am on zoloft (100mgs). When I was on 50mgs of it, I could hardly...
    ... Hey Guys, I am also taking ZOLOFT 50mg......I have been for 6 weeks..... How long...

  26. Is this general anxiety?
    ... such intense feelings or episodes until I took the zoloft for just 12 days, now I have felt like this for 3 ... worry, or is it an imbalance. Doctor says 12 days of zoloft wouldn't have caused this. I still feel that it screwed...
    ... worrying, do get some and follow their advice the zoloft wouldnt still be effecting you, if you try another...

  27. longterm health anxiety
    ... disease that will kill me..... I have been on MEDS ( ZOLOFT / ATIVAN) for close to 6 weeks......and I am loosing...
    ... until after I was diagnosed and started taking MEDS ( ZOLOFT and ATIVAN)..... Do you honestly think the MEDS...
    ... Hey Brandon, I currently take Zoloft 100 mg. I have social anxiety as well as the health...

  28. Coming off Citalopram
    ... that quick! But I had bad side effects with paxil, Zoloft and Effexor. I wanted to ask you, who took it,...

  29. High dosage of Zoloft?
    ... I think a high dose of zoloft is needed for panic/anxiety compared to depression...
    ... Dragonflyzz- I started Zoloft , 25 mg, in the spring of sophomore year, at age 15 ... ntertwined with my OCD, that it barely shows), and that the Zoloft would help. It did, for a whole year, until the end ... impossible... :) Anyway, they put me on Lexapro rather than Zoloft last August (I think 5 mg), because of th extreme ... feel like a zombie...but ten times worse than the Zoloft , not including that it also made me more anxious, ... I stopped the stupid Lexapro and started back on Zoloft - 100 mg. The increase did help me, but they kept thinking ... the school psychiatrist, who weaned me off of the Zoloft , and began me on Prozac, 20 mg, which was increased...
    ... it must be stressed that zoloft and all other antidepressants occasionally simply ... will be a huge reductioin in your anxiety since zoloft is a prozac or SSRI type, its likely others of this...
    ... everyone. I will definitely give the higher dosge of Zoloft a try and see what happens. Otherwise I may switch...
    ... I was on Zoloft 200mg and was basically a zombie. MD switced me to...

  30. How Long for Prozac side effects to end !
    ... dont go to zoloft . it does the same thing. they just switched me to...

  31. Whats First / Next for ME???
    ... .Im kinda confused.... I have been taking : ZOLOFT 50mg......Once Daily (Morning) for almost 6 weeks...
    ... hi brendan the zoloft will be a big help when and if it starts working properly ... ativan is also helpful and less will be needed with the zoloft working self help books on overcoming panic disorder...

  32. worried about meds ..
    ... mom's side, 6 of my aunts, and my mother, have taken zoloft to help with anxiety and depression. and they've all...
    ... were to try it out for a while.I have taken paxil, zoloft ,and now lexapro all have worked well for me.I didnt ... notice any side effects with paxil and zoloft but I did have some mild lightheadedness when starting ... alot of other things and it hasnt worked maybe try zoloft or another anti depressant it would prob help...

  33. recommended meds
    ... i aint taking zoloft anymore. what are some good recommned meds for anxiety...
    ... why did you stop the zoloft , how long on it and what dose :) paxil and prozac...
    ... problems starting or taking an ssri I have used paxil, zoloft ,and now lexapro.I didnt notice any side effects on ... paxil or zoloft when starting but lexapro i had some mild lightheadedness...

  34. Anxiety is ruining my life, HELP!!
    ... night again..stay at my friends house. etc. Im also on zoloft . It really helps with anxiety. Talk to your doctor...

  35. thinking about stoping meds
    ... im on a drug over dose. should i stop taking this zoloft and see the doc for somthing else?...
    ... Matt - Don't know how long you've been on it but Zoloft for me was brutal. I felt worse after taking it and...

  36. ok someone please explain whats wrong with me now
    ... are u on zoloft too??? thats awesom im not alone but after taking ... the zoloft for 3 days im experiencing bad bad side effects. i ... wake up its fast with very weak pulses. screw the zoloft today is the day i quit it. im calling my doctor and...
    ... I am not on zoloft or anything now .... I took the zoloft for 5 days and thought I was gonna die. I took mine ... sleep. It freaked me out pretty good. I'm, done with zoloft or any other AD. I can't go through that again. Hope...
    ... Mattc, I was on Zoloft a few years ago, and I had to start out very small...

  37. bad anxiety, need imput
    ... dr several times for this problem, i tried lexapro, zoloft , and wellbutrin but none seemed to help.ive been holding...

  38. Anxiety & Muscle Aches
    ... around but thats it.... I have been on MEDS...( ZOLOFT and ATIVAN) for 5 weeks...... I just started lifting...

  39. Side Effects = MEDS NOT WORKING?
    ... experiencing side effects from these MEDS (I take ZOLOFT ).... Does this mean that the MED is not working...
    ... of the early side effects stop after a few weeks, zoloft takes 2 to 6 weeks to work properly, the dose may...
    ... i was about to post the same thing. i just started zoloft 3 days ago and my head is spinning so badly.. even...

  40. New user, looking for reassurance.
    ... with Panic/anxiety disorder around this time and used zoloft and xanax until I found solace in a new girlfriend...
    ... diagnosed with panic anxiety disorder. They put me on zoloft which is working great! Once in a blue moon I'll have ... having a cramp that ya just gotta wait out. Anyway, zoloft is helping me a LOT. I am uninsurred and get my meds ... see a doc and my doc gives me a 3 month supply of zoloft samples. I have a job now (don't make much) but anyway ... , I have to pay for my zoloft now. I'm on 50mg's. One thing my doc told me that ... is helpful: one month supply of zoloft should not cost more than $80 but it will be that ... an antidepressant that's good for panic/anxiety. If zoloft worked well for you before, I'd try it first. 2 ... didn't work for me though it works for others and zoloft which is GREAT for me. 3. Does anybody have a link ... just feel so much better and if I have to stay on zoloft for the rest of my life then so be it. My condition ... was REALLY bad before zoloft so, believe me, if "I" can do it, you can do it. Go...
    ... zoloft and xanax should help again and would be cheaper in...

  41. Celexa?
    ... very low dose, 5mg for my anxiety. I tried Paxil, Zoloft and Effexor for a very short period of time, could...

  42. Tapering / Getting Off Benzo's...?
    ... I have been taking ZOLOFT with ATIVAN for 5 weeks now..... Weeks 1 + 2.....
    ... if the zoloft has been taken at the right dose it should be working ... anxiety so less or no ativan will be needed, does the zoloft seem to be calming you :) occasionally it doest work ... addiction and ativan, just taper off skowly, even with the zoloft working, you will probably need some ativan for whats...
    ... movies...dinner...and want to do them! So I hope the ZOLOFT is in good form by now...it feels like it is...if...

  43. does any one suffer from this
    ... You can try but zoloft If I'm right is an anti depressant, Xanax is a benzo...
    ... zoloft should eventually help but it takes 2 to 6 weeks to ... valium type med would help a lot and goes well with the zoloft , a very small starting dose of zoloft helps, split...
    ... Yup. Zoloft is an anti-dep, one of the SSRIs..... But they are...

  44. Got one for you. How many people have this?
    ... sought help. Make a long story short, got put on Zoloft , went to counselling, got better. Jump seven years ... anxiety return like a sledge hammer. Been taking my Zoloft everyday for the past 7 years (250mgs) never fully...

  45. Do SSRI's Cause This???
    ... sucked so, I got off it on the 3rd day and went to zoloft . I never had that feeling at all on zoloft and am...

  46. Zoloft for anxiety?
    ... I was "ramped up" from 25 mg of Zoloft , which also started mood swings! I would talk to...

  47. someone please help me
    ... words of Advice..... When I was on the 75mg of ZOLOFT , it did seem much more prevelant....I would notice ... that.... After I talked to my DOC....he lower my ZOLOFT back to 50mg.....since then (1 week) I haven't really...

  48. anxiety is ruining my life
    ... go on any longterm mind altering meds like paxil or zoloft . I was thinking.. is there anything I can take before...

  49. Morning Anxiety....!?
    ... Panic for 6 weeks now..... I have been taking the ZOLOFT / ATIVAN combo for 5 weeks..... I feel like the...
    ... Panic for 6 weeks now..... I have been taking the ZOLOFT / ATIVAN combo for 5 weeks..... I feel like the...

  50. Effexor?
    ... anxiety for the last 2 months. I tried Paxil and Zoloft , for about 10 days each, both made me more irritable ... Anybody tried Effexor? I am afraid to continue, because Zoloft made me crazy and after I went off it I was able to...

  51. Anti Question
    ... I have a Question about Zoloft , I have taken Zoloft for nine yrs, and stop taking it went through the...
    ... Hi Tony sometimes zoloft needs a higher dose the second time around and sometimes ... relaxing sounds like you might now have an allergy to zoloft and if you decide to stay on an antidepressant, try...

  52. Does anyone else feel bad all day?
    ... take medicine b/c i feel that i shouldnt have to plus zoloft wasnt for me, made anxiety worse and i havent had...

  53. Muscle Spasms....Twitches??? HELP
    ... Anxiety/Panic for 1 month now. I have also been taking ZOLOFT for that period, as well as ATIVAN. I was wondering...

  54. need advice please.
    ... clean and take care of my husband and kids. I took Zoloft for about six months, but honestly the thing that...

  55. Need a Sounding Board
    ... anxiety. I was depressed several years ago and I took Zoloft . I think it did help my depression, but I ended up...

  56. New Info from Am. Psychiatric Assoc.
    ... most drug studies are drug co. paid for. My aunt took Zoloft after my uncle died; she was on a total of one year...

  57. Meds question
    ... important issue in my life. Would you recommend 1) Zoloft 2) Paxil + Wellbutrin (small dosage of it) As...
    ... magic for you. if i had to suggest one, i would say zoloft . that being said, even if zoloft/paxil/wellbutrin...
    ... well...I would recommend you take cymbalta and not zoloft and I have never taken paxil so I don't know about...
    ... seems to be a little more harsh. I just knew that Zoloft can (for some) be activating, which scares me. Paxil ... 20-25 mgs paxil with 150 Wellbutrin or 75 mgs Zoloft thanks again for the replies, anyone else?...

  58. Switching from one antidepresant to another
    ... Hello, I have a question. I have been on Zoloft for 4 months and it doesnt seem to be working too ... Paxil, will I have withdraw effects from quitting the Zoloft or not since I will be taking another type of SSRI...
    ... the usual zoloft dose is 50 to 200 most go from zoloft to paxil overnight as they are both the same type...

  59. medicine induced anxiety??? Help!
    ... I did the same thing with lexapro and zoloft . Just 15 days total and it has been 2 months and not...

  60. muscle twitching
    ... sometimes??? I am scared..... I have been on ZOLOFT and ATIVAN for 1 month...could the MEDS cause my muscle...
    ... with my DOC he decided to drop my Doseage from : ZOLOFT ... 75mg back to 50mg......which I was on for three...

  61. How Old were you when Anxiety Started
    ... 21 m Senior in College....Went on ZOLOFT within a month.....I have felt better...Still getting...
    ... job at the time was very stressful) I began taking Zoloft ...tried many drugs since then. Xanax as-needed is...

  62. Help Please !!! SSRI'S
    ... because ive been reading forum post and seems like Zoloft and alot of AD's cause some scary side effects and...

  63. My story.. I really need some input guys
    ... horrible withdrawl effects.. Monday I'll start on Zoloft I know its a long read.. but I really would appreciate...

  64. Anyone have any Answers?
    ... of Meds, I have passed the withdraws from going off Zoloft to fast and I have still yet to feel myself, I think...
    ... zoloft doesnt damage people, if it did, it would be taken ... off the market the zoloft is all out of your system soon after quitting it but...

  65. Has anybody heard of or tried Charles Linden Method for overcoming anxiety?
    ... while, but they come back again. I tried Paxil and Zoloft , for about 10 days each, and both increased my "jitternes...

  66. healing without medication?
    ... My doc has thought about putting me on effexor or zoloft , but after my paxil incident, I'm not sure I want...

  67. What's the best anxiety medicine?
    ... to doctor and hopefully i will get prescribed some Zoloft n Low Dose of Valium....
    ... other antidepressants before going on Paxil? I am on Zoloft and it doesnt seem to cut it for me. I have been...

  68. Crazy week
    ... because they are making me worse. I am tempted to try Zoloft , even though my Psyc. said she would just like to...
    ... I think it is a good idea for you to try the zoloft too since it has been so long and your not getting...
    ... psych who will prescribe it , many now wont maybe try zoloft later but stay on the xanax if you do...

  69. Tapering off Klonopin
    ... find the right SSRI to suit my needs. Lexapro and Zoloft didn't work, so finally I'm on Paxil and it's been...

  70. Is there anything besides benzos for anxiety?
    ... most long term anxiety issues. Some of these are Zoloft , Lexapro, Prozac, Paxil and Welbutrin. These as you...
    ... I have been through the gamut of ssris: effexor, zoloft , celexa, paxil (which helped the anxiety alot of packed...

  71. Grrrrrrrrrrrrr, This is really starting to get to me
    ... fast off the meds I was on, But I must say that the zoloft has brought some normal back in me, but now I have...

  72. Help Please! 5-HP + SSRI = Bad
    ... Amoryn and start taking doctor prescribed medicine like Zoloft , or Lexapro but im not really sure what to do yet...
    ... allowed only one day between stopping this and starting zoloft (day 4 is today) and I have noticed no ill effects...
    ... want any reactions in my brain to happen when taking Zoloft or Lexapro. So im done with Amoryn and im going to ... wait a week. Then start taking zoloft or lexapro. Is a week long enough? Or wait a little...

  73. Should I up my dose?
    ... Hello, I am currently taking 100 mg of Zoloft for anxiety and it helps a little but not nearly enough ... earlier one if I had to). I just dont know if the Zoloft will work good enough for me or if I am better off...
    ... I have been taking Zoloft for about 3-4 months. I think I should either up...

  74. I Hate Feeling Like This!!!!!
    ... Im 17..im taking zoloft and I start counseling on wednesday....

  75. Getting Your Levels Back On Track!
    ... MY DOCTOR HAD ME ON ZOLOFT FOR 11YRS AND GAVE ME TWO WEEKS TO WEAN MYSELF OFF ... HAVE WENT THROUGH HORRIBLE WITHDRAWS AND NOW BACK ON ZOLOFT FOR A MONTH NOW 100mg BUT WHERE I WASNT ON ANYTHING...
    ... things should be OK soon but the zoloft dose may need to be upped a bit...
    ... a typical zoloft dose range is 50 to 200, I dont know what you were...