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  1. Zoloft for a month...yet still anxious.
    ... stayt on the zoloft at 50 for another 3 weeks, it can start working overnight...
    ... took about 2 1/2 months before I was better. I took Zoloft for 4 years and I was taking 150 mg, so you may need...

  2. Anxiety?? Or What??
    ... from the drug--the same happened to me from taking Zoloft for about 4 years--it just quit working and I had...

  3. severe anxiety problem
    ... worse till it turned into panic attacks. I'm now on Zoloft which has helped me a LOT. I don't have any anxiety ... or panic attacks at all now. I've been on zoloft now for around 2 months. I started feeling better ... attacks is leaving my mind day by day so, I feel that zoloft is not only helping get rid of it, it's also, helping...
    ... Forgot to mention........ I'm on Zoloft now for my panic anxiety problems and I don't have...

  4. starting Zoloft
    ... I started Zoloft a little over 2 weeks ago and I still haven't felt...
    ... I started Zoloft about 2 months ago. I had panic anxiety disorder. ... had been taking xanax to get rid of it before the zoloft but I don't need any benzo's at all now. ------- ... - My first week on zoloft : a little more anxiety than normal. Had maybe 2 panic ... have heart burn at all if I eat before I take the zoloft , by the way). I was also, CRANKY and had a few wacky ... improvement in my condition. ------ 2nd week on Zoloft : My anxiety was less towards the end of the 2nd week ... still scared of the panic. ---------- 3rd week on zoloft : The start of the week, I was feeling pretty good ... with this for so long! ---------- 4th week on Zoloft : The guy I'd been dating on and off for 5 years decided ... to that so, I'm sure it was due to that. So far, on zoloft , I've noticed that I don't dwell on things, my feelings ... bad.. but let me tell you, "IT'S WORTH IT"! If the zoloft ends up not working for you then don't give up because...
    ... might sound a little hokey, but I felt the effects of Zoloft the very first day I took it. I found myself calmer...
    ... for a while the xanax will help you adjust to the zoloft , less or none will be needed when the zoloft is working...

  5. Taking Zoloft, now starting on Remeron
    ... tonight and you may feel doped tomorrow. I came off Zoloft (which were doing me good, only you can find that...

  6. Meds for Panic Attacks
    ... Hi, I've been on Zoloft for about 2 months now for panic anxiety disorder ... of my life was equal to c-r-a-p. My first week on Zoloft I had a little more anxiety than normal but only 2 ... shrug it off like it's noting. Before I tried the zoloft , I tried paxil which did not work for me at all. It...

  7. how do you know when the meds are working?
    ... I have been taking 50mg of Zoloft everyday for the past month or so. I know that these...

  8. Zoloft induced Depersonalization?
    ... I started zoloft almost three weeks ago... There have been times where...
    ... My dr. started me at zoloft 150mg and I felt that way when taking it. I don't...
    ... When I took Zoloft several months ago I started getting muscle spasms ... taking it right away. I'm not sure if it was just the Zoloft or the combo of blood pressure medicine she had me...

  9. How long does it take for meds to kick in?
    ... It's been 2 weeks that I've been on Zoloft -- went from 25 to 50 mg last Sunday. I feel about...
    ... level. I saw my doctor on Monday and she has added Zoloft along with the Xanax. It has only been two days and ... couple of weeks I do start seeing a difference with the Zoloft . I guess I just wanted to say I completely understand...

  10. Medication question....someone answer this time!!
    ... I wanted to mention that zoloft is also another good one with no withdrawl symptoms...

  11. zolft................so tired,any others?
    ... I'm on 100 mgs zoloft take in morn,but very tired during the day,considering...
    ... my glasses and bedroom light on, and while on the Zoloft , it was impossible to control my sleeping. I would ... it in the morning. If your doctor suggested taking Zoloft at night, I'd give it a try. It might work for someone ... did absolutely nothing for the OCD to boot! I love Zoloft - I felt a difference the first day I took it, but ... I wouldn't advise switching to something else if Zoloft seems to work for your anxiety. I look at it this...
    ... I've been taking Zoloft for two weeks now and surprisingly haven't felt tired...
    ... I started taking 50mg of zoloft about 4 weeks ago and I too have felt really groggy...
    ... zoloft effects everyone differently if it sedates you best...
    ... hry, you are right. My friend was taking Zoloft for a while and she had insomnia. Funny how meds affect...
    ... I've been on zoloft now for three weeks and feel very tired all the time...
    ... not like before....I was mainly worried about the zoloft wearing off,I work until 8pm & need it at least till...
    ... I am on 100 mgs of zoloft and I noticed a huge weught gain which my Dr claims ... is not from the zoloft ... so he ordered this blood work which I am terrified...
    ... Been on 100 mg zoloft for 4 yrs. Originally I switched to celexa because ... zoloft was making me tired but then went back to zoloft because celexa stopped working. I understand lexapro ... me crazy), Paxil was like taking sedatives. P.S. Zoloft is notorious for causing weight gain!!!...

  12. Will Zoloft help Anxiety/Panic Attacks???
    ... the right medication the first time around- I knew Zoloft was for me the first day I took it. Others, unfortunately ... it for you. It might and it might not. If you try Zoloft and find that it doesn't help you, you'll just have...
    ... to texas zoloft is one of many prozac type meds and these often help...

  13. best anxiety med. for weight loss
    ... not gaining weight but I've heard good things about Zoloft . I can tell you from personal experience that I gained...
    ... started on prozac in March after having tried paxil, zoloft , and effexor over the years, I have lost almost 30...
    ... I've been on Zoloft for two years and I've gained about 15 pounds. I'm ... ago. Then I switched to Lexapro before going back on Zoloft - I blame the Lexapro... It's good to know that others...

  14. Trying to get pregnant & Zoloft
    ... do you still need to be on the zoloft 2 years is a long time, would you have anxiety problems ... now for women to become pregnant and have babies on zoloft or similar meds, research this on the net...
    ... I've already tried going off the zoloft many times and every time I do it's really bad my...

  15. 22 year old college kid here........
    ... attacks for about 2 years now. I recently started taking Zoloft and prior to that I was seeing a counselor on campus ... emporarily and then I was back to feeling crappy again. The Zoloft has yet to really kick in. I feel like my priorities...

  16. Mood Swings On Paxil
    ... and see their take on it. If you switch... for me zoloft and prozac worked well with no side effects at least...

  17. Anxiety or MS?!?! Scared!!
    ... taking a week off from work. I even tried taking Zoloft for about 10 days and freaked out over the side effects ... my twitching worse. Has anyone ever withdrawn from Zoloft ? I've had a tremor for the past couple of days too...
    ... taking a week off from work. I even tried taking Zoloft for about 10 days and freaked out over the side effects ... my twitching worse. Has anyone ever withdrawn from Zoloft ? I've had a tremor for the past couple of days too ... except my muscle twitches started right after I tried Zoloft and I had started hydrochlorot (bp med) I quit taking...
    ... except my muscle twitches started right after I tried Zoloft and I had started hydrochlorot (bp med) I quit taking ... that you said your twitches started after you took Zoloft . Mine started after taking Paxil! I wasn't on it ... wanted to share that with you. I recently tried taking Zoloft and had bad side effects with that too. My body just...
    ... like it did anything for me. Then my doctor put me on Zoloft and I just started taking the 50mg. dose this past...

  18. Need Lexapro Advise!!!
    ... desensitized. :( I'm currently switching over to Zoloft m but have encountered a few difficulties with mood ... to enjoy sexual pleasure even moreso than before. Zoloft has a side effect of "male erectile disfunction",...

  19. anyone have good results with zoloft
    ... paxil and zoloft are both prozac type meds these can help a lot with ... anxiety but sometimes eventually stop working, the zoloft may work for you, if it doesnt maybe try an antidepressant...
    ... Well, I hope Zoloft does work for you, but don't be surprised if it doesn ... Anxiety Disorder and panic attacks. Let's just say that Zoloft hasn't done anything whatsoever with my panic attacks ... occasionally for that. Also, GAD isn't one of the uses for Zoloft - it doesn't even list it as something it cures. Who...

  20. Anyone else not happy with lexapro?
    ... wondering if anyone else feels this way? I have tried zoloft and paxil and both of those made me feel worse....
    ... I hated it! The doctor switched me from Zoloft to Lexapro about a year ago because the Zoloft was ... Lexapro also made me sleep too much, even more than Zoloft . :) I also felt totally apathetic on it, as if I ... supposed to be an antidepressant! I'm so glad I'm back on Zoloft ! I'll never go back to Lexapro again! -GatsbyLuvr1920...
    ... s is a bad idea. I am currently switching over to Zoloft (low risk of sexual side effects) from Lexapro. ... felt empty, in every sense of the word. I'm hoping Zoloft will be better as far as havbing sensitivity to nerve...

  21. This might sound stupid...
    ... and if anyone else has this type of thing. I'm on Zoloft for the anxiety (and depression and OCD) and I have ... found that the Zoloft sometimes makes my dreams even more vivid or I dream...
    ... been happening to me lately to and i am on 50 mg of zoloft .......... I can often relate the dreams to worries ... it doesn't seem like i had them before i was put on zoloft . Is there anybdoy else that has this going on???...
    ... if these dreams started after the zoloft then its likely the zoloft is responsible all antidepressa...

  22. Do any Dr's. refuse to prescribe benzos to you?
    ... me, I only take the Ativan in addition to my daily Zoloft if I know I'll have a high anxiety-induced day. Still...

  23. When did you hit rock bottom?
    ... therapy starting on Tuesday and I've already started my Zoloft . When did you hit rock bottom and know that it...
    ... this. That is usually half the battle. I hope the zoloft and therapy helps. Depression/anxiety runs on my...

  24. Are these things for anxiety??????
    ... recently diagnosed with anxiety disorder and put on zoloft a few days ago. I don't have panic attacks but I will...
    ... that you dwell on are probably real life problems. Zoloft is an excellent medication (I use it), but even though ... absent. Maybe since GAD is your only complaint the Zoloft will work fine, but after 8 weeks or so, if you're ... your doctor about using a new medication. I know that Zoloft only helped me with my OCD, not my panic attacks or...

  25. Have you always had anxiety?
    ... t think that I ever have a day (even though I'm on Zoloft ) that isn't accompanied by some sort of anxiety disorder...
    ... miss a couple days of school last year because my Zoloft wasn't working and I was ruminating and obsessing...

  26. Will it ever get better?
    ... my lil girl. Do I need to see a Dr. to get meds? ( zoloft ?) do I see a regular Dr. and ask for the meds or what...
    ... or anxiety, read up about asthma on the internet zoloft may help but sometimes causes strong side effects...

  27. has anyone heard of depekote?
    ... I was just on it for 2 weeks because my Zoloft was making me "manic" >> not sleeping or eating, and ... drowsy so I think instead I am just going to reduce my Zoloft ....

  28. Should i accept that i have anxiety?
    ... got even worse! I gave in at last and tried an SSRI ( zoloft ) and within 2 weeks all of my symptoms were gone COMPLETELY...

  29. medications and weight gain
    ... appetite increases and my metabolism slows. I started Zoloft today and I'm seriously watching my diet. There's...
    ... I gained 40 lbs while on zoloft for about 2 years. Been off for about 3 years and...

  30. Constant Tingling - Help!!
    ... night. My doctor tried me on paxil, lexapro, and zoloft . All of them were unbearable, especially the paxil...

  31. Feeling Paralyzed
    ... I went to my doc today and she gave me a sample of Zoloft ; I'm hoping the side effects are minimal and hoping...

  32. Do you ever feel like you're going crazy?
    ... drawing the line and getting help now. I'm starting Zoloft tomorrow and hoping I'll have better results with...

  33. Anyone else have trouble concentrating
    ... I have anxiety/depression/OCD and have been on Zoloft for a year...when it didn't help with my memory and...

  34. Wondering what my problem is....
    ... control! So I went to an excellent shrink, and started Zoloft . In 4 weeks I felt so much different, like a new person ... and became more assertive. The down part was the Zoloft killed my sex drive 100%. After 5 years, I got off...

  35. Scared! Need Feedback :)
    ... quick question. Yesterday my doctor upped my dose of Zoloft from 50 mg to 100 mg daily, he also prescribed me...
    ... feel better. Take it at night before bed with your zoloft . I liked it and it worked. I am now on Cymbalta...
    ... mention, has anyone has problems sleeping because of Zoloft ? I began taking it at night, and was having terrible...

  36. Does anyone know what this is called?
    ... ten foot pole...had allergic reactions to Paxil and Zoloft , but apparently they do help with the OCD. So at...

  37. Severe paranoia! What is going on?!
    ... Lexapro for about a week, I just got switched from Zoloft (which did more bad than good). It has been a...
    ... anxiety but when I was on any type of SRRI, I got worse ( Zoloft , Paxil, Lexapro) -- even tried Wellbutrin ( a big...

  38. 1st day on Lexapro
    ... doing now, my doc prescribed me a starter pack of zoloft to be taken 25 mg for a week then 50 mg for 2 weeks...

  39. Zoloft - taking 1/2 2x a day or whole pill at once? Any Difference?
    ... only take half of 25 mg a day. I am very sensitive to zoloft . I took it many years ago for PMS and now I am on ... under control now. I believe the lower the dose of Zoloft was the best for me because Zoloft CAN cause anxiety...
    ... Zoloft helped me at a really low dose (25-50 mg) for a year ... still have anxiety, panic attacks, and OCD, but the Zoloft does help me a lot. -GatsbyLuvr1920-...

  40. medication
    ... meds do anyway? Thank you. Hi, Each med such as zoloft , paxil, lexipro, etc., works different for each individual ... metabolize each medicine differently. So, for example, Zoloft works GREAT for me & only had a few minor side effects ... him with no side effects after the first 2 weeks BUT zoloft did not work for him at all and gave him too many ... side effects. I metabolize zoloft well & he metabolizes paxil well. Most doctors will ... are just from your body adjusting to the medication. Zoloft is good for panic, anxiety, OCD, depression. I have...

  41. What dose of Zoloft worked best for you
    ... confirm with a pharmcist but the usual zoloft dose range is 50 to 200, so your doc has you on unusually...
    ... My doctor had me starting on the 150mg of zoloft and it didn't work for me....I was just too jittery...

  42. 24/7 panicy/anxious feeling
    ... try for your first try. The most common ssri's are Zoloft & Paxil and are usually the first ones given to try ... . Paxil didn't work well with me but the zoloft has been amazing! I just hung in there and woke up ... I have a friend who does great on paxil & not on zoloft so, you just gotta keep trying till you find the right ... other 2 meds you tried & that you want to try either zoloft or paxil (Paxil CR is from what i've read a little...

  43. Slowly switching from Effexor XR back to Zoloft r/o
    ... whereas I didn't have any problems before when on Zoloft , so I'm hoping by switching back things will return...
    ... it - he said it has less sexual side effects then Zoloft , which I used to take!! Just goes to show you how...

  44. worried sick!
    ... since I was in high school. I just started taking zoloft about 2 weeks ago. It never even dawned on me that...

  45. NEED HELP lowering anxiety!
    ... and was diagnosed with social anxiety. I've been on Zoloft for a while and it has made my anxiety worse, especially...

  46. Anxiety Is Ruining My Life...please Help!!!!
    ... medical and counseling. My doctor has me on 100 mg. of Zoloft . It is really frustrating because it helps my depression...
    ... I am very sory to hear this. I was on 200 mg of zoloft for the better part of a year, and I had the same ... different, my Dr. put me on zyprexa along with the zoloft . It is an anti anxiety and a sleep agent. With the...

  47. Zoloft and insomnia -- What help's???
    ... too have had terrible insomnia since I have been on Zoloft for 3 months. I haven't had one decent nights sleep...
    ... hmmm....I'm am also taking 100 mg. of Zoloft , but I've been on it for a little longer than 3 months...
    ... to take 50mg of Trazodone at bedtime. He said the Zoloft sometimes causes insomnia as well as sweating at night...
    ... luck. I'm glad though that your doctor admits that Zoloft causes insomnia, mine wouldn't. I'm also glad he...
    ... re still having anxiety attacks, it sounds like the Zoloft may not be working or the dosage isn't right for you...
    ... IVe been on Zoloft 50 mg for 3 weeks now. I have been taking it split ... and im a little light headed. Does that sound like zoloft ? Adam...
    ... You all may be doing this already, but maybe taking Zoloft first thing in the a.m. would help?...

  48. wellbutrin
    ... Zoloft started mine :(...

  49. is lexapro as effective as zoloft?
    ... prescribed officially for social anxiety by the FDA; but Zoloft , Lexapro, Celexa all will help with social anxiety...

  50. Restoril--Temazepam...question
    ... years. I have been on all types of medication.... Zoloft , Prozac, Wellbutrin, Topamax, etc. Currently, I am...

  51. Zoloft and Anxiety, has anybody had this happen
    ... quite typical, zoloft can take 6 or more weeks to work properly, the xanax...

  52. spontaneous attacks or no?
    ... losing my mind and I just cry and pace. I did start zoloft , but just got to my 150 mg. on the 2nd of June and...

  53. Good Experiences with meds???????????
    ... ones right now) are the ssri's. To name a few Prozac, Zoloft , Paxil, Celexa,Lexapro, Wellbutrin. There may be more ... I began extensive therapy years later and I tried Zoloft --that worked really well. Now I am no longer in therapy...
    ... found for days! I went to the doc again & was given zoloft 25mg for 7 days & then 50mg there on. I don't remember ... excited" and talking really fast so, I went off the zoloft cold turkey & felt GREAT for about another month then ... that he thought I had been given too many mg's of the zoloft & paxil for my body size/weight (I'm about 5'4 & 107 ... pounds) & that since I did good on zoloft he thought I should try it again but on a much lower ... that helped me a lot when I "first" started on the zoloft but haven't really needed to use it too much because ... meds & did the breathing. Anyway, today is day 22 on zoloft & I hardly ever think of panic or anxiety at all! ... all that time.... I lost those years of my life but zoloft has helped me to get it all back! When you find the...

  54. drinkiing and drugggs
    ... knows what & would have never remembered it. I'm on zoloft now & haven't had any drinks on it yet... I'm a little...

  55. Any Experience on Buspar???? Need Info....
    ... took me off them but my husband takes them with his zoloft . same doctor as mine. {REMOVED} On the pamphlet...

  56. New Meds: Very Confused...Buspar, Xanax, and Zoloft?
    ... buspar along with ativan {a benzo like xanax} and zoloft , and said that it was a perfectly sensible combination...
    ... Pharmacist said it ok to take both. Hubby is on zoloft and buspar by our Psychiatrist , has been for 2 years ... a little boost you need without taking more of the zoloft . Call them back and ask....

  57. Is this anxiety?
    ... course upsets me. I was thinking of taking lustral ( zoloft ), which I was prescribed before but never took to...
    ... OK, it does sound like anxiety and a course of the zoloft or any other antidepressant med may help the usual...
    ... can really mess with you. I think you should give zoloft a try and see how you feel. Good luck...

  58. Just need some sympathy and good advice right now :(
    ... anxiety is getting the best of me now. I have tried Zoloft and CBT in the past and it didn't work, but I gave...
    ... would never have known that. That's why I gave up on Zoloft a couple of years ago - I was expecting change immediately...

  59. Question to the twitchers!
    ... to anxiety. Are you on any type of meds? I'm on Zoloft and I was just at the dr today for my yearly physical ... and he said that he has had people on Zoloft that get twitches. I have since reduced the Zoloft...

  60. Prozac and anxiety
    ... the SSRI's are wonderful. However, I've found that Zoloft has only helped with my OCD, not nearly as much with ... and anxiety isn't going away, you might want to try Zoloft or another SSRI. Good luck and God bless! :) -GatsbyLuvr...

  61. IS this a panic attack!? seizure? or, or, or..
    ... dont think this is only "anxiety". I am taking zoloft also, which helps with my chronic depression, but...

  62. I can't breathe!!
    ... resurfaced. Far as medication i have taken paxil, zoloft ,and klonopin in the past . the klonopin worked almost ... period of time it is habit forming the paxil and zoloft are anti depressant just as the effexor is .........

  63. Is Xanax addictive?
    ... got into see my doctor yesterday. I had been taking Zoloft 50 mg for the past couple of weeks along with Xanax...

  64. Can long-term Xanax make me sick?
    ... antidepressants, but I hate taking meds. My Dr. recommended Zoloft .... any suggestions?...
    ... probably all chalk it up to stress. weeone, i took Zoloft for a while but it didn't seem to help. I don' t think ... should continue taking the Xanax while taking the Zoloft , and that the Zoloft would take up to 4-6 weeks to...

  65. Taking Zoloft...sometimes xanax..still anxiety!!!
    ... for 2 years & panic attacks recently. I've been on Zoloft since 5/20/05. My first 13 days I still felt anxiety ... on my panic attacks) so, I stopped and switched to zoloft . I know people who do GREAT on paxil though so, unless ... can't afford the test then after another 2 weeks on zoloft if it don't work by then try a different antidepressant...
    ... and anxiety which causes depression. I started on Zoloft 25 mg. on May 17th and as of last Friday I moved up...

  66. What's the longest anxiety/panic attack you've ever had?
    ... helped too! A LOT! I did it during my first week on zoloft while having panic & the 1st one went away in under ... mind less & less as time goes by & I've only been on zoloft for 16 days now! If you're only taking xanax you should...

  67. Zoloft side effects is this common and how long
    ... nfortunately never went away for me the whole time I was on Zoloft . I have been off Zoloft for about three weeks and ... difficult time driving due to the sleepiness caused by the Zoloft . Hopefully these symptoms will subside for you. ...

  68. Worst Sytmptom
    ... breathing does help to calm me down in the end. I think my zoloft is helping me chill out too. T....

  69. anyone have any good stories about paxil?
    ... Paxil 20 mg, and it has really helped. I used to take zoloft when I had full blown panic attacks, but it didn't ... It took a considerably longer time to work that Zoloft did (about 5 months), but it finally did, and I am...
    ... 18s in the UK at that stage, and I was changed to zoloft ....

  70. Does Anyone Get Major Dizziness With Anxiety
    ... Paxil.. I am dizzy most of the time and have tried Zoloft and prozac but couldn't take either one. I am so afraid...
    ... mytriptiline.. I may ask the Dr about that,, I tried paxil, Zoloft and I hated them.. thanks alison...

  71. Zoloft Advice
    ... I was on Zoloft for 2 years. I had no problems getting on it...it ... The only side effect I really expierienced while on Zoloft was the fatigue. I had to stop driving in the mornings...

  72. Why Do I Worry about my health if i'm fine?
    ... Thanks, I'm going to try the book. I'm on Zoloft now, hopefully will see some improvements. Its just...
    ... Thanks, I'm going to try the book. I'm on Zoloft now, hopefully will see some improvements. Its just...
    ... look up hypochondria on the net, the zoloft should help...

  73. changing meds... hospitalization?
    ... last month it stopped working and my dr put me on zoloft . I almost killed myself it was so bad. So they put...
    ...
    ... take valium, bc it made me suicidal).. I've tried zoloft and lexapro and neither worked. I'm currently...

  74. Zoloft withdrawal...when will I feel normal?
    ... I was down to 3 or 4 mg's of zoloft when I stopped and still suffered from withdrawal...

  75. Klonzapan and xanax
    ... I take xanax .25 mg 3x a day until the zoloft im taking kicks in, now im worried about being addicted...
    ... I take xanax .25 mg 3x a day until the zoloft im taking kicks in, now im worried about being addicted...