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I Am Taking Zoloft

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    Hi! I recently went to the doctor for severe social anxiety and maybe a little depression. The smallest things make me "flip out". The doctor prescribed me 50mg of Zoloft and I am...
    cbjohnson52 cbjohnson52 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2013

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    Read - PLEASE EMAIL THIS TO ALL YOUR OFFICIALS I AM ON BORREWD TIME AND THIS IS MY best effort i am capable ofS.o.S i am under supervision of satellite intelligence. made black i...
    ryan333 ryan333 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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    My Zoloft experience started quite shaky, to an upset stomach to horrible discomfort of heart burn and ear aches. I'm Actually enjoying the new found pleasant dreams and sudden...
    babyblueclouds babyblueclouds 22-25 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Young Male Adult On Zoloft - I have been taking 50 mg for about 4 months now. The stuff definitely does "work"; my depression and anxiety have both gone way down, even though I am...
    UGAdawg UGAdawg 18-21, M 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    Zoloft + Lithium = Okay - I take Zoloft and Lithium both. Zoloft for my depression and Lithium to treat my bi polar disorder. Lithium makes me kind of drowsy so it's good that I...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    A Very Positive Outcome From Zoloft - I guess everyone's situation is unique. I'm a 34 year old female and I've had a panic disorder all my life. Sometimes it's been manageable...
    feelingbetternow feelingbetternow 31-35 12 Responses Aug 28, 2010

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    Zoloft Wears Off - Been on zoloft for about four months. Started at 25mg and gradually increased the dose by myself. Now taking 150mg and while it helps in some areas, it has made...
    solarcybele solarcybele 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    It helps out a lot. That and adderoll.
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I was just wondering if anyone had any side effects taking the first tablet of Zoloft 50mgs ?
    firecat23 firecat23 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 12

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    Zoloft Is Not Helping Me! Extremely Depressed And Anxious - I was on celexa for about 11 years and I went back into my depression and anxiety filled days. I saw the psychiatrist...
    may775 may775 46-50 Mar 10, 2013

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    My Zoloft Diary - Getting Off Zoloft. - I am a 39 year old lady who is very successful in business, I have two beautiful children and a loving husband, regardless of this I have a...
    Elisabeth1972 Elisabeth1972 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    Used to - well I'm not taking it anymore. They took away my pills after my last overdose. Of couse when I find a counsellor I'll get more. Psychiatrists love to prescribe pills.
    Semety Semety 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2008

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    Zoloft Newbie - Yeah, I started like 3 weeks ago so I haven't really experienced any changes in my mood (I think...). However, I have gotten some side effects, I'm sweaty and my...
    Lola91 Lola91 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2008

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    My Experience With Zoloft - Hi all. I'm a 29 yr old female and I've been taking Zoloft for 7 months. It started working about 1 month into it and it has been great. I have been...
    1Snowflake 1Snowflake 26-30 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    Whens This Stuff Supposed to Do Something Again? -  Well a month of daily Zoloft and feel just as ****** as always. When will I be able to feel a difference? There's supposed...
    Dimebagage Dimebagage 16-17 4 Responses May 8, 2008

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    Getting Off Zoloft - I took Zoloft 50mg, for almost ten years for anxiety. In May of 2013, I stopped taking it, because i had gained 50 lbs on it and it made me very lazy and...
    rickv32 rickv32 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    Curious About Zoloft - I just started Zoloft 5 days ago...it seems to be helping some. But my mind is foggy, I get headaches, my mood is up and down, hoping it will help my anxiety...
    carrieb2781 carrieb2781 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    Finding The Right Dose - I've been up and down with dosage for the past couple years. I had a bit of a rough go of things recently so I was bumped up to 150, and I've been doing a...
    Astroluxgal Astroluxgal 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    Starting tomorrow I'll be taking Zoloft! I really hope it helps :)
    DemonicallyPossessed DemonicallyPossessed 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I've never tried med's because I always assumed I was normal until I was forced by my wife to get help because I couldn't beat this on my own so I was prescribed Zoloft 50mg twice...
    zoloftexperience zoloftexperience 31-35, M Dec 10, 2013

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    Zoloft Newbie - I just started taking Zoloft a few weeks ago. I have already noticed a difference and am much happier *taking for depression/anxiety*... The negative side effects I...
    Twiddlebug Twiddlebug 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2013

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    Just Beginning. . . - For a while now, I knew that something was not right with me.  I have felt depressed for a very long time.  Trying to battle it with drinking and other...
    asw702 asw702 22-25 Jan 3, 2011

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    Weighing Out The Goods And The Bads... - Today is day 6 on zoloft althought per doctor request i've been taking half my cymbalta i'm getting off of and half of zoloft...also she...
    vintagejane vintagejane 18-21, F Nov 29, 2009

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    First Steps On Zoloft -  I have only been dealing with Anxiety for a year. Last year, I had a severe social anxiety fear. I felt at peace when I was alone, but when I stepped...
    seungwon seungwon 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    Bad Side Effects - I was taking Zoloft for seasonal depression. I began on January 3 of this year. My starting dose was 50 mg for 2 weeks then go up to 100 mg for the duration of...
    ashleerox ashleerox 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    Helps, But For A Price! - I have been taking Zoloft for about 10 years now for my OCD. It has helped me tremendously deal with some of those repetitive and ruminating thoughts...
    Djambo500 Djambo500 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 18, 2012

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    I'm Not Kidding - This stuff saved my life. No bad side effects or anything. I had severe bdd, and now while taking it I barely have it at all. I'm so thankful I have this medicine...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    Zoloft And Wellbutrin - Hi. I'm on 100 mg of Zoloft a day and it's done wonders for my anxiety, OCD and hyperchondria. Unfortunately it made it so I couldn't sustain an erection...
    Medsnwhatnot Medsnwhatnot 26-30, M Aug 22, 2013

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    I Don't Remember Overdosing...? - I took Zoloft for only a few months before I had to be taken off of it when I was 19. I never had a good experience with it-- even from the...
    bkl12 bkl12 18-21 2 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    Nothing New - I started Zolaft about a month and a half ago to help with my depression. I waited and waited for the edicine to take effect. I have been taking it long enough for it...
    kotori4444 kotori4444 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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    Zoloft 10 Years + - No doubt about it ..Zoloft saved me. Definite side effects..shakes,  cinematic dreams, spaced out, fatigue  but..... still better than the blues...
    Primotee Primotee 51-55, M Apr 12, 2010

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    I Can T Eat On Zoloft. You? - i started on zoloft 5 days ago. the doctor perscribed it to me for panic disorder as well as clozapen for the panic attacks. and i swear ive eaten...
    dblepaddy dblepaddy 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 2, 2009

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    Zoloft Side Effects - I have been taking zoloft for a year now and topped off at 150mg. I started of course with 25mg slowly going up pver a period of 6 months. Within 8 months I...
    SammySunshine SammySunshine 26-30 Aug 25, 2009

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    Tried To Dc Meds - I am a 36yo male who is successful at work and happily married. When I was bin my early 20s I had my first bout of depression with anxiety. Refused to get help...
    fightingeveryday fightingeveryday 36-40 Apr 20, 2013

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    I've Taken Zoloft For 5 Months - I've been on it for 5 months now, maybe less. At first I felt it do wonders for me but lately my mind has only gotten worse. I don't feel...
    Rinneness Rinneness 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 6, 2008

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    Not Anymore - I am no longer on Zoloft and am leaving this group soon. I thought I would share my experience before leaving though. I am fifteen years old, and have been...
    kotori4444 kotori4444 13-15, F May 26, 2013

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    Can't Do It! Question Please! - Tried Zoloft for the second time this week,50mg last nite and the nite before. Prescribed for anxiety,first time being 4 years ago. I had forgotten...
    Macone39 Macone39 56-60, M 3 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    I'm On Zoloft... - I'm curious as to how Zoloft affects weight in most people. I myself have lost weight on Zoloft but I'm changing the dose soon, so who knows what will happen
    emanuella emanuella 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2011

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    Today - Today is my first day taking the pill. I actually took it a few minutes ago. I am only 15 years old, and I have taken Prozac for a few months. I stopped taken it because I...
    crookedspoons crookedspoons 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2008

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    Thank God. - as i've mentioned in other stories, i truly believe that my medications have saved my life. i've been on zoloft for about ten years now, and it's done absolute wonders...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 14 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    I first took Zoloft in 2009 when I had knee surgery bc I started feeling anxious and depressed that I wouldn't be able to walk again or workout. I went through intense physical...
    Nursem8 Nursem8 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Zoloft Great But Stopped Working After 10+ Years - About twelve years ago I was prescribed Zoloft for depression. It kicked in after a week or two and I was in heaven for months...
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    No worries... I've been using it for 4 years now. Might cause low blood pressure and increase in appetite. If you're taking it in the morning make sure to have a breakfast first...
    daphiedoofie daphiedoofie 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I take 100 mg of Zoloft for anxiety. it comes with sexual side affects (difficulty becoming aroused, difficulty ***********, etc.) my doc prescribed me wellbutrin to help but he...
    nosferatu777 nosferatu777 26-30, M Jan 4

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    I was just bumped up to 37 1/2 mg. zoloft and feeling very anxious. Anyone else have this problem. Supposed to go to 50 mg. in a week....scared!! Any responses would be greatly...
    Janice906 Janice906 66-70, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    Actually It Was Prozac - I was taking it in an attempt to deal with the pressures in my life.  It didn't help so the Doctor said i could take more.  I did and it was...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 10 Responses May 10, 2008

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    Anyone Get Muscle Twitches? - So I've been on zoloft for about 2 months and its working great :) Anxiety has increased but I take calms forte for that. The thing is,I get these...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 29, 2013

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    I was prescribed Zoloft 25mg about 5 days ago and the very first night I had a panic attack. I'm unsure of the medicine because since i've started I have hardly ate anything. I...
    KJmommy24 KJmommy24 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    Switching Fron Celexa to Zoloft - Celexa stop working for me. Maybe because I still can not deal with what cause my depression to begin with. Anyway my doctor switch me to zoloft...
    rammar68 rammar68 41-45 1 Response Apr 24, 2009

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    This is my second time on sertraline and it's about as effective as it was the first time. Which is to say not at all. It just makes my tongue tingly and taste weird. I've got...
    dizzygurl dizzygurl 22-25, F Dec 11, 2013

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