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  1. thinking of trying antidepressants
    ... all of the other drugs out there. They prescribed Zoloft for me at first and it did not help me. Oh, another...

  2. Too shy?
    ... for 13 yrs that kept me by myself. I started taking zoloft 8 yrs ago and was ablle to have a job that required...
    ... switched around and used others such as Effexor and Zoloft (which I'm on now), and they all seem to do well....

  3. Zoloft sideeffect?
    ... Often one medication helps one person but not another. Zoloft to my knowledge is often prescribed for people with...
    ... Zoloft causes muscle spasms. Fact....

  4. eye pain when coming off meds?
    ... i recently came off zoloft . i have been experiencing pain behind my eyes, feels...

  5. Anti-Depressants that can help with fatigue and tiredness?
    ... too high. I have taken Elavil, Paxil, Prozac, Zoloft , and Wellbutrin with good results. The Elavil literally ... early enough in the evening. The Paxil, Prozac, and Zoloft worked well for the general depression. However, about ... libido return. More recently I switched back to Zoloft . I am going thru a stressful divorce and the anxiety ... level has shot thru the roof. So my doc switched me to Zoloft . It took less than 2 weeks before I realized I was...
    ... day i took it, but everyone is different. prozac and zoloft were more stimulating. at night i never got the...

  6. Why,why,why,why
    ... the meds that I have been put on in the past- Paxil, Zoloft , Wellbutrin, Lithium, lexapro, buspar, remeron, lamictal...

  7. zoloft sideeffect?
    ... been going on for a few days, i just started taking zoloft two or three weeks ago also.. could this be zoloft...
    ... I had that side effect with both zoloft and lexapro, it went away after 2 weeks though....

  8. What NOT to say to a depressed person
    ... with? I recently tried an experiment of going off Zoloft (learned my lesson, going back on again), and I've ... t want anyone to think I'm crazy. I've been on Zoloft for almost nine years. God, writing that is bitter ... . I don't want to need Zoloft for coping with everyday stuff. But it's worked....
    ... with? I recently tried an experiment of going off Zoloft (learned my lesson, going back on again), and I've ... t want anyone to think I'm crazy. I've been on Zoloft for almost nine years. God, writing that is bitter ... . I don't want to need Zoloft for coping with everyday stuff. But it's worked....
    ... with? I recently tried an experiment of going off Zoloft (learned my lesson, going back on again), and I've ... t want anyone to think I'm crazy. I've been on Zoloft for almost nine years. God, writing that is bitter ... . I don't want to need Zoloft for coping with everyday stuff. But it's worked. ... need it. And no one around me understands that. Zoloft is an SSRI - selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor...
    ... with? I recently tried an experiment of going off Zoloft (learned my lesson, going back on again), and I've...

  9. Does depression really go away? -rant alert-
    ... wal-mart if I wanted to. I've also been on effexor, zoloft , lexapro, with no help in sight. I'm trying to suffer...
    ... tried any of the SSRI's? (prozac, paxil, lexapro, zoloft , celexa, etc). I know with my depression/anxiety problem ... VERY bad!), and then I had gotten switched over to Zoloft . It worked wonderfully for me for 5 years, then I...
    ... wal-mart if I wanted to. I've also been on effexor, zoloft , lexapro, with no help in sight. I'm trying to suffer ... coping skills, I guess. Ive also been on Effexor, Zoloft (hell!) and Lexapro. Lexapro worked great for my anxiety...
    ... coping skills, I guess. Ive also been on Effexor, Zoloft (hell!) and Lexapro. Lexapro worked great for my anxiety...

  10. Prozac
    ... Hi, I've tried several anti-d's....... Zoloft , Paxil, Effexor, Wellbutrin...and now I'm on Prozac...
    ... Prozac after many trials of other Anti-Depressants: Zoloft , Trazadone, Pamelore, Effexor. Prozac is the only...
    ... instead of a bag of symptoms. I've since been on Zoloft & Paxil, other SSRI's, because I had side effects...
    ... feel like eating when I'm not hungry. I've tried Zoloft in the past and I hated the way it made me feel. Different...

  11. Any Experiences With Cymbalta??
    ... on the other meds you may have taken. I also took Zoloft for 10 years. It worked great but then just quit...
    ... worse than depression itself in my opinion. I found zoloft to be sort of my "base" ssri, in that various drs...
    ... worked for me long-term, and I generally came back to zoloft as the one I could tolerate the most, even wwithout...

  12. which SSRI ?
    ... effexor are out. So the choice is celexa, lexapro, zoloft as far as I know. Lexapro is not widely used as...
    ... experience fatigue due to your depression? if so, zoloft might be a good option because it tends to be more...
    ... since you asked, I'll tell you that I'm a die-hard Zoloft fan. It has worked wonders for me....
    ... you so much for your replies. I have infact tried zoloft and celexa before but only for 6 and 1 days respectively ... . So I am prepared to give them another go. Zoloft went in so to speak with no problems but after 4 days ... be stimulated without the anxiety. I'm very glad zoloft has worked wonders for you. Thanks once again -...

  13. SAM-e for depression?
    ... dreading starting another antidepressant {probably zoloft } Monday. I do feel a bit better, but I think it's...

  14. When Ad's Stop Working...
    ... I was on Zoloft for about 10 years - helped me quite a bit. Then...
    ... I was on Zoloft for about 10 years - helped me quite a bit. Then...
    ... If you have been off of Zoloft for 2 years, it may very well work for you again. ... I, too, had Zoloft "poop out" after several years. After being off for...
    ... absolutely nothing good or bad and now I am trying zoloft and it doesn't seem to be doing anything at all either...

  15. Everytime i try to get off ADs, this happens...
    ... exactly how I feel. My head feels empty. I'm starting zoloft now and hopefully it will take care of my depression...

  16. .. can anyone help me ..
    ... i tried prozac and paxil and they were HORRIBLE!! zoloft worked for me too but i would get really bad stomach...

  17. that did NOT go well...
    ... work. The dr I went to see instead switched me from Zoloft to Effexor XR. That was fine. Then last week I...
    ... work. The dr I went to see instead switched me from Zoloft to Effexor XR. That was fine. Then last week I...
    ... work. The dr I went to see instead switched me from Zoloft to Effexor XR. That was fine. Then last week I...

  18. Trying to get a handle on things
    ... ideas of my own, so... First problem: I was on Zoloft for many years and got switched to Welbutrin last ... have had recurring migraines since I was 16. The Zoloft had stopped working for my depression, but was still ... plan on speaking to my doc about possibly getting the Zoloft or other SRI added to my meds. Would this even help...
    ... ideas of my own, so... First problem: I was on Zoloft for many years and got switched to Welbutrin last ... have had recurring migraines since I was 16. The Zoloft had stopped working for my depression, but was still ... plan on speaking to my doc about possibly getting the Zoloft or other SRI added to my meds. Would this even help...

  19. Well, 2 months w/o meds and.....
    ... I've been on zoloft for aboue 2 years, and because of finicial reasons...

  20. ssri's vs. tricyclics
    ... back on the doxepin but the doc refused..he put me on zoloft instead....and i feel like crap all the time..tremors...
    ... three weeks then hes going to start weaning me off the zoloft and hopefully will put me back on the doxepin...
    ... three weeks then hes going to start weaning me off the zoloft and hopefully will put me back on the doxepin ... Thats a good idea..imo Zoloft killed me. I was so damn tired during the day, yet...

  21. Anyone have these SE with Wellbutrin XL?
    ... I did have those symptoms when I was taking Zoloft . But not on the Wellbrutrin...Make sure you tell the...
    ... mention before, I had this problem when I started Zoloft and I have been off my meds now for 6 weeks and I...

  22. Anti Depressant, Easy way out?
    ... responsible for well, feeling normal. I know, I take Zoloft , I have days when I am sad, as does everyone. But...
    ... m still searching for the right med (i first tried zoloft and now i'm switching from effexor to lexapro) and...
    ... responsible for well, feeling normal. I know, I take Zoloft , I have days when I am sad, as does everyone. But...
    ... to be sipping on paxil smoothies, or crunching on zoloft flakes for breakfast... just sad really....
    ... to be sipping on paxil smoothies, or crunching on zoloft flakes for breakfast... just sad really. Your right ... , it's mainly jargon. When I saw the Zoloft commercial that said "depression is a serious medical ... But what really burned me was when they advertised Zoloft for social anxiety disorder, and had they had the...
    ... When I saw the Zoloft commercial that said "depression is a serious medical...

  23. How to Help a Family Member with Depression
    ... and Psychotherapist once a week...They had her on Zoloft for about 6 weeks and now they changed her to Lexapro...

  24. Zoloft for depression/anxiety
    ... Well, i'm supposed to take zoloft ...BUT...i haven't for awhile due to personal reasons...
    ... I've been on zoloft [email protected] 8 years now and it changed my life. I don't think...

  25. I have to get off of Effexor...
    ... Effexor should help me lose the weight I lost with Zoloft and I'm still gaining. Not as rapidly as I gained ... with Zoloft but still. I can't deal with this weight anymore,...
    ... Effexor should help me lose the weight I lost with Zoloft and I'm still gaining. Not as rapidly as I gained ... with Zoloft but still. I can't deal with this weight anymore,...
    ... its job while I've been taking it. I gained 27lbs on Zoloft and 7lbs on Effexor and I've only been on it for 3...
    ... its job while I've been taking it. I gained 27lbs on Zoloft and 7lbs on Effexor and I've only been on it for 3...
    ... about 10lbs. (made up for the 10lbs i lost while on zoloft .) also, i became extremely suicidal and i couldn't...

  26. Depression, here is my story
    ... she never heard of that before..I then was put on Zoloft , and OMG it was horrible for me. I know that some ... break. Well, I did feel better just getting off the zoloft , I went through the ZAPS for 2 weeks, what a terrible...
    ... she never heard of that before..I then was put on Zoloft , and OMG it was horrible for me. I know that some ... break. Well, I did feel better just getting off the zoloft , I went through the ZAPS for 2 weeks, what a terrible...
    ... responding to me!! the answer to Kimba's question about the Zoloft , My doctor had me on effexlor 75mg then started the ... zoloft 2 week pack of 25mg-50 mg. Then raised to 100mg after ... anymore. so Doc said to take 1/2 of the dosage of Zoloft for 2 days then quit. She then was going to put me...
    ... in your ear kidda thing?? Also, when I was on the Zoloft , I felt my jaw tightening up? anyone else had this...
    ... .So that is when doc changed my meds to: Lexapro, Zoloft with the effexlor. I did have to wean off the effelor ... during that time. So maybe the Zoloft helped with that, I dunno? I took the Zoloft for 1 ... 27th. On the 16th of Sept. Doc told me to take the zoloft everyother day then stop it on the 22nd of Sept.She...
    ... .So that is when doc changed my meds to: Lexapro, Zoloft with the effexlor. I did have to wean off the effelor ... during that time. So maybe the Zoloft helped with that, I dunno? I took the Zoloft for 1 ... 27th. On the 16th of Sept. Doc told me to take the zoloft everyother day then stop it on the 22nd of Sept.She...

  27. I'm not sure what I can do.
    ... about books... I've tried Effexor, Celexa, Prozac, Zoloft , etc. Most SSRI's if memory serves. All of them for...

  28. please help me
    ... depressants out there...to name a few, Lexapro, Effexor, Zoloft ...ect Many people have to try different ones till...

  29. So confused, I know someone here can help
    ... s with no luck, paxil, prozac, wellbutrin, celexa, zoloft , and finally effexor xr helped at the low dose of...
    ... s with no luck, paxil, prozac, wellbutrin, celexa, zoloft , and finally effexor xr helped at the low dose of...
    ... had experience of mania on SSRI's. When I was taking Zoloft it was the worst experience for me. I really thought ... the hospital. My mom kept telling me to get off the Zoloft , but I didn't understand, the medicine was supposed...
    ... had experience of mania on SSRI's. When I was taking Zoloft it was the worst experience for me. I really thought ... the hospital. My mom kept telling me to get off the Zoloft , but I didn't understand, the medicine was supposed...

  30. I like Effexor XL--am I the only one???
    ... been on it for about 3 months. I was taken off of Zoloft because I gained 30lbs. I really like Effexor XR however...
    ... been on it for about 3 months. I was taken off of Zoloft because I gained 30lbs. I really like Effexor XR however...

  31. Anyone notice this with Zoloft
    ... I have been taking Zoloft for three days now and I noticed that my eyes are...

  32. Effexor - experiences
    ... it will work for you too! I've been on Celexa and Zoloft and neither worked but Effexor XR does. Good luck...

  33. Being a young adult with depression/anxiety
    ... Anyway, I got really depressed and started taking Zoloft . About 2 years later my doctor wanted me to try and ... long story short, I have had to withdraw, got back on Zoloft and am planning to go back in January. Anywho...
    ... doesn't it. All I know is I would be lost without my Zoloft , lol. And if the doc wants you off, DON'T DO IT unless...
    ... docs will prescibe AD's before they say "hello". Zoloft made me a zombie...effexor didn't work at all except...
    ... don't want any SSRi's-they made me worse. (Lexapro, Zoloft ) I don't want to take a pill every day to feel normal...
    ... docs will prescibe AD's before they say "hello". Zoloft made me a zombie...effexor didn't work at all except ... killed my sex drive except for rare occassions but Zoloft made me gain 30lbs which won't come off even now that...

  34. Is anyone else dreading winter months?
    ... handle feeling like this NEXT year. Yes, I take the Zoloft , and I thought about increasing my dosage to help...

  35. Please recommend a good A/D that helps anxiety and doesn't kill your libido
    ... effective a/d? I've tried Celexa (Citalopram) and Zoloft (Sertraline) aka Lustral. Both have helped my depression...
    ... mgs). I have my sex drive back (after 3 years on Zoloft ) and I am responding to it much better than I ever ... did with Zoloft. Zoloft , for some reason, increased my alcohol intake and...

  36. question about zoloft...
    ... differs from person to person. If you are stopping the Zoloft are you tapering off? If you are not, that could result ... giving you some free samples since you can't afford zoloft ? Doctors have tons of these samples lying around....
    ... anybody have any experience with the generic form of zoloft ? I heard via my dr that it isn't as effective and...

  37. did anyone else get this from zoloft?
    ... doc told me he had never heard of it but ive been on zoloft 3 times in the past. everytime i had to quit because ... after you've reported it happens each time you take Zoloft . Switch doctors. --CarrieLynn...
    ... doc told me he had never heard of it but ive been on zoloft 3 times in the past. everytime i had to quit because...

  38. celexa symptom pls help!
    ... people that reacts to evrything! ive tried paxil, zoloft , celexa, prozac and celexas the only one i can handle ... although the zoloft was good i had a strange reaction to it the docs told...

  39. People who have taken prozac.....
    ... now and are generally less intense. I have tried Zoloft before and I hated it. I felt like I was in a haze...
    ... started Prozac, I'm on day 2 of 10mg. I have tried zoloft , paxil,lexapro,effexor and wellbutrin. All had bad...

  40. Trying life without ADs, losing weight gained while on ADs... fighting depression...
    ... I went back to taking Lexapro this time (I was on Zoloft for 5 years before). Hope everything works out for...
    ... I went back to taking Lexapro this time (I was on Zoloft for 5 years before). Hope everything works out for...
    ... with an event or person. None of the SSRI's ( ie Zoloft , Luvox, Paxil , Prozac, Lexapro , Celexa) seemed to...
    ... with an event or person. None of the SSRI's ( ie Zoloft , Luvox, Paxil , Prozac, Lexapro , Celexa) seemed to...
    ... gained 40 pounds in just a year and a half while on Zoloft and Buspar. I had good success with the no sugar ... desire to exercise decreased dramatically while on Zoloft . I've been off now for 6 days, and I can already...
    ... gained 40 pounds in just a year and a half while on Zoloft and Buspar. I had good success with the no sugar ... desire to exercise decreased dramatically while on Zoloft . I've been off now for 6 days, and I can already...
    ... quantities). I tried it last year (while still on the Zoloft ) and it didn't work. I continued to slowly gain weight...
    ... I was on zoloft and Buspar for 5 years and gained ~65 pounds. Weaned ... off of the zoloft last year and dropped 40 pounds in two months. It ... withdrawal was brutal, so bad that I had to go back on zoloft [about 8 mg's per day] ... and all the weight came...
    ... I was on zoloft and Buspar for 5 years and gained ~65 pounds. Weaned ... off of the zoloft last year and dropped 40 pounds in two months. It ... withdrawal was brutal, so bad that I had to go back on zoloft [about 8 mg's per day] ... and all the weight came ... I'm sorry to hear that... are you still on the Zoloft ? That withdrawal is a nightmare, isn't it?...
    ... I was on zoloft and Buspar for 5 years and gained ~65 pounds. Weaned ... off of the zoloft last year and dropped 40 pounds in two months. It ... withdrawal was brutal, so bad that I had to go back on zoloft [about 8 mg's per day] ... and all the weight came...
    ... your appearance depression. I gained 10 pounds on Zoloft . I've been off Zoloft for exactly one year and have ... years ago without a problem and kept it off until the zoloft ), but this time I can't seem to lose the weight. ...
    ... :) I'm sorry to hear that... are you still on the Zoloft ? That withdrawal is a nightmare, isn't it? To ... understatement: I tapered down to about 2 mg's of zoloft over a one year period from 12 mg's per day using ... craving seretonin. As per his orders, I re-started Zoloft at about 4mg's and the withdrawal went away, the tingling ... this year, the weight was back on and I am still on zoloft [about 4mg's] and Buspar [down to 3 mg's] and feeling ... drunk driver giving me PTSD and some Dr put me on zoloft 6 years ago. I used to be 6' 200lbs, now I am still ... 6' :) and 268lbs which I attribute to the zoloft . I have made it through law school and passed the ... for a few weeks. They don't have a clue. I think Zoloft is stored in the body in fat cells and slowly leeches ... horrible withdrawal and/or was able to get off of the Zoloft . Thanks...
    ... drunk driver giving me PTSD and some Dr put me on zoloft 6 years ago. I used to be 6' 200lbs, now I am still ... 6' :) and 268lbs which I attribute to the zoloft . I have made it through law school and passed the ... for a few weeks. They don't have a clue. I think Zoloft is stored in the body in fat cells and slowly leeches ... horrible withdrawal and/or was able to get off of the Zoloft . Thanks Hi Sgt (Sergeant?) [SIZE=1]Clever name...
    ... I am thinking of trying to taper down again on the zoloft and try to get off again, but I am going to come off...
    ... I am thinking of trying to taper down again on the zoloft and try to get off again, but I am going to come off ... form... you might inquire whether there is a liquid Zoloft ... I'll post the supplement info tonight. ...
    ... understatement: I tapered down to about 2 mg's of zoloft over a one year period from 12 mg's per day using ... craving seretonin. As per his orders, I re-started Zoloft at about 4mg's and the withdrawal went away, the tingling ... this year, the weight was back on and I am still on zoloft [about 4mg's] and Buspar [down to 3 mg's] and feeling ... drunk driver giving me PTSD and some Dr put me on zoloft 6 years ago. I used to be 6' 200lbs, now I am still ... 6' :) and 268lbs which I attribute to the zoloft . I have made it through law school and passed the ... for a few weeks. They don't have a clue. I think Zoloft is stored in the body in fat cells and slowly leeches ... horrible withdrawal and/or was able to get off of the Zoloft . Thanks Well, you don't get serotonin from ... Zoloft ; it just bangs around what you already have in your...
    ... Well, you don't get serotonin from Zoloft ; it just bangs around what you already have in your...
    ... also gained 10 pounds during the 6 months I was on Zoloft . A couple of months after withdrawing from Zoloft ... I'm not sure I can completely blame this on the Zoloft , but the entire ordeal of my "breakdown" did a number ... lost 30 pounds several years ago (pre-breakdown, pre- zoloft ). Took me a year, but I was able to do it (and this...
    ... off of me last year. In the two months I was off of zoloft then I lost 40 pounds...couldn't eat at all. Now...
    ... off of me last year. In the two months I was off of zoloft then I lost 40 pounds...couldn't eat at all. Now...
    ... I was going to mount a heroic effort to lose this zoloft weight, but now I'm thinking it's a heroic effort ... enough just to get off the drugs. I'm two weeks zoloft -free now (also buspar-free), and I'm still having ... jags), but I can feel myself coming up out of the zoloft haze. I'm enjoying music more, enjoying people more ... food more - not the voracious appetite I had with zoloft , but a true enjoyment of what I'm eating. Maybe this ... Newman's Own ginger cookies talking). Two weeks off Zoloft and Buspar - no weight loss yet, but no weight gain...
    ... I was going to mount a heroic effort to lose this zoloft weight, but now I'm thinking it's a heroic effort ... enough just to get off the drugs. I'm two weeks zoloft -free now (also buspar-free), and I'm still having ... jags), but I can feel myself coming up out of the zoloft haze. I'm enjoying music more, enjoying people more ... food more - not the voracious appetite I had with zoloft , but a true enjoyment of what I'm eating. Maybe this ... Newman's Own ginger cookies talking). Two weeks off Zoloft and Buspar - no weight loss yet, but no weight gain ... ? Is it cramping, sharp, tingling? When I stoped zoloft for the two months last year I had this very weird...
    ... you? My symptoms were so bad while I was off of zoloft but when I went back on the small dosage, the symptoms...
    ... razor and sliced very small increments off of the zoloft . Over the course of a year, I went from 12mg's to ... these symptoms. Anyhow, now I am on about 4mg's of zoloft and 2.5 mg's of buspar per day. I know these dosage ... 4mg's to 2mg's everyday [someone said I could get zoloft in liquid form] then 1 mg every day to every other...
    ... problems that I had last year when I tapered off of zoloft . I asked him how I was going to come down without ... weekly, bi-weekly, etc. That should give time for any zoloft stored in the body to slowly work its way out....
    ... problems that I had last year when I tapered off of zoloft . I asked him how I was going to come down without ... weekly, bi-weekly, etc. That should give time for any zoloft stored in the body to slowly work its way out. ...
    ... of now. Once I'm off of that, I'll try to come of Zoloft again. I fouund research that people who are on buspar...
    ... of now. Once I'm off of that, I'll try to come of Zoloft again. I fouund research that people who are on buspar...
    ... weaning off of Buspar before I try coming off of Zoloft again. I went from ~5mg's to ~ 2.5 mg's during the ... to around 1.5 this week. Still on about 4 mg's of Zoloft - once I am off of the Buspar for about a month I ... plan on going to 2mg's of Zoloft , then every other day, every 3rd day, every 4th, etc...
    ... weaning off of Buspar before I try coming off of Zoloft again. I went from ~5mg's to ~ 2.5 mg's during the ... to around 1.5 this week. Still on about 4 mg's of Zoloft - once I am off of the Buspar for about a month I ... plan on going to 2mg's of Zoloft , then every other day, every 3rd day, every 4th, etc...
    ... I suffered this nightmare after coming off of the Zoloft but STILL being on the Buspar. I subsequently found...
    ... down on the Buspar in preparation for tapering the zoloft . Actually, I'm feeling ok except for the fact that ... I feel like a bloated tick from the zoloft weight gain!!!! [even though the Dr's say SSRI's don...
    ... the fact that I feel like a bloated tick from the zoloft weight gain!!!! [even though the Dr's say SSRI's don...
    ... another withdrawal symptom---last year when I was off zoloft for the two months there were many times that I felt...
    ... another withdrawal symptom---last year when I was off zoloft for the two months there were many times that I felt...
    ... just walking? Actually, Yes. When I had stopped zoloft , i was out of breath like i described. But when I ... restarted the zoloft again, it was still difficult to get a full breath ... stated earlier, I went from being a very fit 200lbs b4 zoloft to around 269 pounds, mainly in my abdomen. The dr...
    ... there is an intense spike in anxiety. I was put on zoloft for an anxiety related disorder [ptsd] after I was ... almost killed at work one night. When I started the zoloft my anxiety went through the roof. Here was a medicine ... anxiety went through the roof until I went back on the zoloft . Maybe, your levels of seretonin are affected at...
    ... there is an intense spike in anxiety. I was put on zoloft for an anxiety related disorder [ptsd] after I was ... almost killed at work one night. When I started the zoloft my anxiety went through the roof. Here was a medicine ... anxiety went through the roof until I went back on the zoloft . Maybe, your levels of seretonin are affected at...
    ... aways in this thread i was reading about going off Zoloft and i have been there. First i commend you all for ... things worse. about 2 months ago i stopped taking zoloft because i got sick one day with a severe headache ... was going to die that day. well after being off the zoloft for 2 weeks i felt pretty good, no headaches (like ... that week it became very clear to me why i was on the Zoloft in the first place, mentally i was miserable. the...
    ... aways in this thread i was reading about going off Zoloft and i have been there. First i commend you all for ... things worse. about 2 months ago i stopped taking zoloft because i got sick one day with a severe headache ... was going to die that day. well after being off the zoloft for 2 weeks i felt pretty good, no headaches (like ... that week it became very clear to me why i was on the Zoloft in the first place, mentally i was miserable. the...
    ... Almost off the Buspar then I'll tackle coming off the zoloft AGAIN, maybe after the holidays. Can't stand this...
    ... Almost off the Buspar then I'll tackle coming off the zoloft AGAIN, maybe after the holidays. Can't stand this...
    ... I went back to taking Lexapro this time (I was on Zoloft for 5 years before). Hope everything works out for...
    ... this thread. I can realte to all of you! I got on Zoloft about a year and a half ago, and probably never should...
    ... this thread. I can realte to all of you! I got on Zoloft about a year and a half ago, and probably never should...
    ... factors, including genetic. Four years ago I took Zoloft for a while, it worked wonderfully but I gained so...
    ... dizziness, etc., but nothing like when I tried to come off zoloft . Spoke to my Dr last week and he agreed that zoloft ... breath. He is going to work with me to come off the zoloft --- we'll see. Hope you are feeling better. How long...
    ... dizziness, etc., but nothing like when I tried to come off zoloft . Spoke to my Dr last week and he agreed that zoloft ... breath. He is going to work with me to come off the zoloft --- we'll see. Hope you are feeling better. How long ... that you have a doctor that will help you get off the Zoloft ! I sure would be interested in why he thinks the...
    ... but it quickly went away. Down to about 4 mg's of zoloft per day - planning on coming down on that with the...
    ... but it quickly went away. Down to about 4 mg's of zoloft per day - planning on coming down on that with the ... the Buspar! You're almost there now!! I hope the Zoloft withdrawal goes easy on you -- good for you for getting...
    ... the Buspar! You're almost there now!! I hope the Zoloft withdrawal goes easy on you -- good for you for getting ... well. Keep it up. I am going to start using the zoloft liquid in about a month and start downward. Hopefully...
    ... hands sometimes. Also down to about 2 mg's on the zoloft ....
    ... with an event or person. None of the SSRI's ( ie Zoloft , Luvox, Paxil , Prozac, Lexapro , Celexa) seemed to...
    ... I posited this theory to him. Since the dosage of Zoloft I was/am on is so low as to be clinically insignificant...
    ... I posited this theory to him. Since the dosage of Zoloft I was/am on is so low as to be clinically insignificant...
    ... stopping. As I stated in previous posts, when I stopped zoloft last year the withdrawal wasn't that bad until about ... slower than I thought, giving time for the stored zoloft to be pulled slowly out of the cells --- I guess....
    ... it your case Sgt, the first time you went off the Zoloft you're body released everything all at once....
    ... GOOD FOR YOU!!! I am two weeks off Zoloft , I had been on it for 10 years. kate Good...
    ... it is again! And yes, I too gained over 20lbs on Zoloft . Since new year I cut out bread, potatoes and pasta ... interest, thanks to you all for posting. I came off Zoloft completely 2 weeks ago. I was on 150mg and weaned ... a 4 month period. VERY hard going! I have taken Zoloft for ten years. TEN YEARS. I still cannot believe ... by medication. The best benefit of coming off Zoloft , is that my hairtrigger temper has gone. I used to...
    ... quite a bit. It helped a friend of mine who was on Zoloft for 10 years successfully get off that medication...
    ... quite a bit. It helped a friend of mine who was on Zoloft for 10 years successfully get off that medication...
    ... horrible withdrawal and/or was able to get off of the Zoloft . Thanks Yes my withdrawal was the same. Each ... of the ten or more times I tried to come off Zoloft over TEN DAMN YEARS!!! Everytime I got to the end...
    ... there - trying to get the nerve up to try to come off zoloft , AGAIN!. I'm just trying to find medical research...
    ... there - trying to get the nerve up to try to come off zoloft , AGAIN!. I'm just trying to find medical research...
    ... I took zoloft for about a year, and decided I didn't want to take...
    ... I took zoloft for about a year, and decided I didn't want to take...
    ... While pharmaceutical companies have marketed Prozac, Zoloft , Paxil and Luvox as 'selective' for serotonin, serotonin...

  41. Question for Prozac users???
    ... petrified to go off of it!!! Once a doc put me on Zoloft and it was a nightmare experience and I swore I'd...
    ... petrified to go off of it!!! Once a doc put me on Zoloft and it was a nightmare experience and I swore I'd...

  42. The weight gain is making me even more depressed!
    ... Over a period of 4 months I put on 27lbs with Zoloft . Now I'm on Effexor (have been for about 3 months...
    ... Over a period of 4 months I put on 27lbs with Zoloft . Now I'm on Effexor (have been for about 3 months...
    ... Over a period of 4 months I put on 27lbs with Zoloft . Now I'm on Effexor (have been for about 3 months...

  43. Prozac??????weight Gain?????
    ... ortunately on this med i did gain a lot. while i was taking zoloft i lost weight, then i stopped it, as it didn't work...

  44. does it always get worse on these meds at first?
    ... i have been on zoloft for exactly a week...and i know its too soon to tell ... take much more....im currently taking 50 mgs of the zoloft at bedtime and .50 xanax three times a day but sometimes...
    ... i have been on zoloft for exactly a week...and i know its too soon to tell ... take much more....im currently taking 50 mgs of the zoloft at bedtime and .50 xanax three times a day but sometimes...
    ... having. Did you have them a little before you went on Zoloft and Zanax? If so, are they worse now? Did you start...
    ... local hospital,,stayed for nine days and they upped my zoloft rather quickly..im on 175 mgs now...it has helped...

  45. Is anyone helped by their meds?
    ... anxiety and depression. The first one I ever used was Zoloft , it worked wonderful for the 5 years I was using it ... make me mad or dwell on bad things. I went off the Zoloft about a year ago thinking I didnt really need it anymore ... effects at all. I have had a few, but much less than the Zoloft when I had first started it. Its been a week I believe ... course its too early to say if itll work as well as the Zoloft did for me, lets hope so :)...
    ... few times, but it always quit working after awhile, zoloft , effexor, wellbutrin( these two before they come out...

  46. WHO here has had "success" being off meds
    ... the vicious cycle again. In the past I had taken Zoloft , Prozac, Pamelor, everything under the sun it seems...

  47. Is it really a chemical imbalance or is it situational depression?
    ... very real and I struggle with it daily. I was on Zoloft for a while but my moods felt “fake” so I got...
    ... eating the right foods). I saw a D.O. after going off Zoloft about a detoxification program. I don't trust myself ... lose 5 more pounds of the 10 pounds I gained while on Zoloft . I've been off Zoloft for a year. (Mind you, I've...

  48. am I melodramtic,depressed, repressed, angry or overwhelmed
    ... this and carry on, laying in bed sounds best. I take zoloft but its not helping me right now... Now what. anyone...

  49. Starting Lexapro...weight gain?
    ... I have taken Paxil, Zoloft and Wellbutrin in the past. None of those seemed...

  50. Meds + Life = Ga-Ga!
    ... with exercise, etc. But my doctor took me off of the Zoloft , Trazadone, and Zyprexa... Now I'm only on 300mg...

  51. He is battling depression and cant have me in his life anymore, I am now dying!
    ... point he said that he went to get help, was put on Zoloft and since then (which was only about a month at that ... himself. I should also mention that he has quit his Zoloft cold turkey about a month ago and since then he has...
    ... the fact that he is going through withdrawls from Zoloft ? Please let it be anything but him never loving me...

  52. Would Paxil help me?BuSpar problem. Depressed and havin anxiety attacks.
    ... desperate! I have been on a lot of the other SSRI's.. Zoloft , Lexapro,....was also on Effexor XR, Wellbutrin SR...

  53. Sadness but can't cry, etc
    ... curious what medications you have been on? I took Zoloft during a bad depression for awhile and it really made...

  54. increased depression?
    ... come down" lately i have alot of stress, i am on zoloft for deporession, but it seems like maybe i should...
    ... i am on zoloft for deporession, but it seems like maybe i should ... doctor, so I don't know if you need to be taking more Zoloft , but you definitely need some sort of change. Your...

  55. Effexor
    ... sleep/anxiety chemicals in the brain. He was given Zoloft which seemed to help at first but, well, not for long ... in the hospital that kicked it all off, and taking Zoloft just delayed the brain's recovery and could even be ... making it worse. Luckily, he wasn't on Zoloft too long, he slow tapered off. After 5 months he talked...

  56. Co-dependant??
    ... coffee jitters, and worrying. Then I will take the Zoloft , (which actually seemed to be working pretty good...

  57. Pamelor + zoloft, or pamelor+ wellbutrin?
    ... Do not combine zoloft with pamelar. Zolft significantly increases blood...
    ... i have experinced with zoloft and pamelor for years but dr stopped me and i went...

  58. Doc was trying to get me to take....
    ... Zoloft for the second time. I hated being on that about...

  59. Thats it...I'm going to stick to this
    ... Today I started taking zoloft 50mg. I'm sick of the alcohol and drug abuse and ... the social anxiety ****. I've started taking zoloft before but the nausea caused me to stop. I'm gonna...
    ... zoloft often is a big help, the starting dose can be lowered...

  60. zoloft-done with it
    ... I have had terrible side effects from Zoloft . I have taken this off and on for the pass 3 years ... vitamins and maybe therapy instead of running back to the zoloft . Anyone out there had depression reaccurance since ... they went off zoloft ? Thanks for listening-Im pretty new to these boards...
    ... Hmm, I just started taking Zoloft today that the doctor gave me when I went to go see...
    ... Well I went off Zoloft about 2 years ago, and for about a year I was pretty ... scared to gain any weight... Which is why I went off Zoloft in the first place. Whiskers :)...
    ... The others weren't much better either. And when the zoloft didn't seem to work, I'd try another one. Prozac I...
    ... Wiskers and Donna ( and hope I didnt scare you DJ- Zoloft may be the drug for you!) Thank to you for responding...

  61. Horrible!!
    ... that I haven't had any meds! I was taking 200mg of Zoloft and I went to get it refilled and the place didn't...

  62. Anxious at bedtime - how do you cope?
    ... on another drug or do a combo. I've tried Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil and they all screwed me up with those weird...

  63. Fed up with meds
    ... order - geeeeez, its been so long..) Lithium , Paxil, Zoloft , Luvox (UGH -I immediately went outside to my deck ... care docs, one psychiatrist who instantly put me on zoloft , and two counselors . Now, on to the 4th doc cuz...

  64. I really need some advice and help....
    ... I have been on Zoloft for many years on and off and it has always worked ... am so anxious right now I can hardly stand it. The Zoloft is not helping with it at all where it did in the...

  65. very depressing news about these ssri's
    ... addictions and social anxiety my doctor has prescribed Zoloft . I was very excited about this at first but now I...
    ... addictions and social anxiety my doctor has prescribed Zoloft . I was very excited about this at first but now I ... important some weight gain or your addictions? By the way Zoloft actually made me loose weight. . Not all people gain...

  66. Why do my AD's stop working?
    ... wasn't helping and switched me. So March I started Zoloft . And I really thought we'd cracked it this time. I...

  67. Zoloft Side Effects
    ... Here's some quick information. I took Zoloft for 6 months. I didn't have the twitching you mention ... in my life had eyebrow twitching. So I blame the Zoloft . Regarding the breathing problem, I had that before ... I went on Zoloft . I had that problem off and on for about 6 years ... burning and aching in my arms and legs (before going on Zoloft ). I saw a biofeedback therapist and she did some muscle ... lifesaver for me. (I never really felt that great on Zoloft , so it wasn't a good medication for me.) I have been...
    ... the success of my bio/neurofeedback therapy, I took Zoloft for only 6 months. I have not taken any other medication ... since withdrawing from Zoloft . Biofeedback is basically technology that helps...

  68. what is the best antidepressant without weight gain/acne side effects?
    ... Zoloft has worked well for me as far as that goes, but each...

  69. Antidepressants and Weight Gain -- Need your stories
    ... I was only on Zoloft for 6 months, but I put on 10 pounds. I've been off ... the Zoloft for a year now (as of Oct 1) and despite lifting weights...
    ... HI, Yes, it is very frustrating. I was on Zoloft for about 5 years. I gained 30 lbs. I have since switch...
    ... time you weren't on any ADs? I was only on 1 AD -- Zoloft -- for 6 months total (from April 2003 through September ... took a long time. When I gained the 10 pounds on Zoloft , I went back to this weight loss program that was...

  70. Does Anyone Here Take Trazadone??
    ... on for about 4 years, wellbutrin,trazadone, celexa, zoloft , and a few more I forget the names of.It is a roller...

  71. Is there anything they can give me?
    ... a year ago. When I was 18 (I'm now 21), I went on Zoloft for depression (she never said I have anxiety, but ... able to lose the weight since. If I was to go back on Zoloft (because it helped greatly for the depression), and...
    ... would think another alternative would be to go back on Zoloft but this time with your eyes wide open - ie exercise...
    ... dr could give you to help you lose weight whilst on zoloft . The only offering I can give you is to be aware...

  72. what antidepressents are ok?
    ... of the time the first antidepressant doctors try is Zoloft or Lexapro because they usually don't have very bad...

  73. Change in meds = increased depression?
    ... By the way, I've tried ( in this order) : Paxil, Zoloft , Luvox ( one day - terrible reaction), Prozac, Celexa ... Wellbutrin ( to help stop smoking ) along with the Zoloft as well. It worked for awhile for the smoking but...

  74. Can Zoloft Affect Sleep?
    ... hi and welcome to the boards! i was on zoloft for about 3 months and while i was on it i had a terrible...
    ... All of the ssri meds like zoloft can cause insomnia initially until your body adjusts ... you can discuss with your doctor. Try taking the zoloft in one single daily dose as soon as you wake up in ... other option i can think of, is to reduce your daily zoloft dose or try another ssri that might not be as activating...
    ... You don't say why you went on the Zoloft in the first place and how badly you felt you needed...
    ... just adjusted. Pretty much the whole time I was on Zoloft (a year and a half) I got up at 4 or 5 and did my...

  75. Zoloft vs. Wellbrutrin
    ... better expericence with Wellbrutrin after being on Zoloft ??...
    ... Ive been on both Zoloft and Wellbutrin. Zoloft worked wonders for my anxiety and depression a few ... debilitating for me. If you decide to stick with the zoloft , try exercising a bit more and watch your diet. Doing...
    ... mild, but enough to interfere with everyday life. Zoloft has worked well, and I probably shouldn't mess with...
    ... effects, and to increase energy in general. I was on Zoloft for 12 years (and did NOT realize how numb I was becoming...