Zoloft is the brand name for Sertraline. It is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorders like panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Social Anxiety Disorder.It comes in the form of an oral tablet and oral solution. You can save on brand name and generic Zoloft by filling prescriptions online at our Online Pharmacy.
Zoloft (Sertraline) 25mg
Zoloft (Sertraline) 50mg
Zoloft (Sertraline) 100mg
Why is Zoloft prescribed?
Zoloft is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) form of antidepressant. It works by increasing the level of the neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain which changes the behavior in a positive manner like improved and stable mood, sleep, appetiteand interest in daily activities. Zoloft is the most prescribed antidepressant in the United States as it has fewer side effects than any other antidepressant.
How should Zoloft medicine be used?
Zoloft comes in tablets of 25, 50, and 100 mg strengths and equivalent oral solution. The dosage is based on age, response to the treatment as well as a medical condition. It can be administered with or without food. It is advisable to take the medicine at the same time every day to maintain the time gap required to avoid an overdose. In case of Zoloft treatment discontinuation, it is always recommended to reduce Zoloft dose gradually instead of stopping it abruptly as it can cause adverse reactions.
What if I miss the dose of Zoloft?
If you miss the dose try to take it as soon as possible. Do not double dose ever even if you missed one dose. Always consult your doctor if you make any change in your dose knowingly or unknowingly.
What are the side effects of Zoloft ?
Zoloft may cause some unwanted effects like:
- The Feeling of drowsiness and dizziness
- Decreased sexual desire
- Fatigue and continuous yawning Loss of appetite
- Do not hesitate to consult the doctor if something doesn’t feel right after consumption of medicine.
Drug interaction with Zoloft may cause side effects along with how it will work for you once consumed. It is advisable to tell the doctor your previous medical history.
Always tell the doctor about any allergies you have. Older patients may be more sensitive to the side effects hence extra precaution is required to avoid loss of coordination and risk of falling. If you are nursing, pregnant or may become pregnant avoid taking Zoloft medication.
Is Generic available for Zoloft?
Yes, the Generic equivalent to Zoloft is: Sertraline
Can I buy Zoloft without prescription?
No, a valid prescription is required for this medication.
Safety and storage?
Always keep the medicine in the box it came in. Store the medicine at20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F) away from excess heat and moisture.
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