Zoloft (Thread 163460)

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kathy Says:


want to know everything there is to know about zoloft good and bad



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eric Says:

I've been on it, along with a number of other people I know. Hated being on it. Takes too much control of you. Have never met anyone who thought it was good for them.

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Sean Says:

I don't have a whole lot to complain about being on it. I never really noticed a difference, but I did find out not to take it within 4 hours of Depakote. It has some very odd side effects.

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leon wessinger Says:

I have been taking zoloft for approx. 9 years 100mg daily and it has been very good for me.


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Betty Says:

I have been on this for about 3-4 weeks now. I was on Prozac for 15 tears but was having problems again with depression more and he switched me to zoloft 50-75 mg. As needed he said. So far no side affects to say but doing better. Took a leave of absense from work for about 6 weeks. To releave all the stress and what it was doing to me. It seems to be ok so far.

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Stacey Says:

Growing up, my Mom was always depressed. As a child, it was hard to deal w/ my Mom's emotional outbursts. I dealt w/ her depression for 18 yrs before she finally got on Zoloft. For the 1st time, I saw her happy & content w/ herself. She was on it for 2 yrs and now 4 yrs later she is still that happy person. I believe in it for the right people. It helped her emotionally cope w/ things & got her on a new train of thought.

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debbie Says:

I have been taking loft for 6 months. It really help me. I am happier and not as stress out. I don't like taking medicines but Zoloft works good for me.

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andrea montanez Says:

i have been on zoloft for 4 years and I fel a liitle more incontrol of my life. The down side is, if I skip a dose, I get panic attacks and they say zoloft is not addictive

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Lexi Says:

I WOULD LIKE MORE ABOUT PEOPLE TAKING ZOLOFT. ANY SIDE EFECTS, OR IT REALLY HELP- ED THEM, & HOW.

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Heather Says:

I took zoloft for the first time 2 days ago. I absolutly hated it. I felt like a zombie. I was not my self and I didn't feel happy. I was less talkative, shakey, nervous, my reactions to things were very slow.
I think I am done with the medication alternative.

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Tiffany Says:

I have been on it for 3 weeks now and I have seen a total change. My face is clearing up form acne, my weight is going back down (from lack of cortisol- a stress hormone that causes weight gain), I feel better about myself and I am no longer having panic attacks. Its a wonderful drug for me and I am only taking 50mg. I am a lot happier now and I can finally handle my stress levels better.

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Tiffany Says:

I have been on it for 3 weeks now and I have seen a total change. My face is clearing up from acne, my weight is going back down (from lack of cortisol- a stress hormone that causes weight gain), I feel better about myself and I am no longer having panic attacks. Its a wonderful drug for me and I am only taking 50mg. I am a lot happier now and I can finally handle my stress levels better.

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Linda Says:

I started on Effexor and it made me a zombie and cry
so Dr. changed me to Zoloft the end of last year and I can think better at work and situations dont bother me now-I wasnt depressed but Dr. said I had so much going on that my brain was releasing something and this would help-I cant even tell I'm on it (50 mg) and I feel great! I'm actually interested in projects again!

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Tracy Says:

I've been on Zoloft for approx. 8 months now. I was actually trying to figure out who felt the same way I do when a dose is missed. It's hard to describe, but it kinda feels like my body jolts on the inside. My fiance says he can't see it when it happens, but it sure feels like he should. I feel it in my hands, my head, and my face. I really can't describe it any better. I do feel better when I do take it, matter fact, I can't even tell I took it. It's only that missed dose.

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Linda Says:

Mom has cancer and on Hospice
but is not bed ridden and dad is
getting that memory problem as
hes 84-we put her on it to deal with him and it made her really down
in a week so had to take her off.

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CB Says:

Its been WONDERFUL for me! I have been on it for about 6 years! Never want to go off. My life has been completely changed by this medication.

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Kathy Says:

I have been taking Zoloft for eight years and I have reduced the dosage and when things would get bad again I will just up the dose. It has been great for me. I can control my anxiety and handle stress a whole lot better. I guess I will be on it the rest of my life. I have tried going off of it but after awhile the anxiety starts back and I can't live with that, so back on the Zoloft. The only thing I am having a problem with is weight and that gets to me. Its not for everyone, my sister could not take it,but my other sister could.

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jamie Says:

Has anyone every heard of being put on Zoloft for headaches? My husband was recently put on Zoloft at 50mg a day. He has never taken anyy anti depressents before does this make sence to anyone?


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fannie gaymes Says:

i have a bottle of zoloft from april of 2003 i would like to know if it is sill okay to use or if it has expired

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matt Says:

is it possible to get high off of zoloft or to buy or sell it on the streets, im worried about my son

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Verwon Says:

No, it doesn't cause a high or euphoric effect, as to buying or selling it on the streets, well you can do that with just about anything, though I don't know why anyone would want this. It is an antidepressant, so it doesn't do anything that regular street drugs are popular for doing.

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