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... Hmm. Only on Zoloft (sertraline) and its depressing. They sorted me out but I do still get anxious at times etc. my sister died tho in October so I imagine they will want me to stay On them longer :( (5 replies)
... be one of the SSRI's that is least likely to cause weight gain. I had a terrible time with Paxil, I gained 60 pounds in 1 year from that. I just started back on Zoloft myself in October, after being on it 3 times in the last ten years, and it hasn't made me gain any weight at all. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you! I've decided I am NOT going to take Zoloft nor any other prescription drugs. ... (4 replies)

... Well Prozac is an anti-depressant, and in my situation it put me off the edge so now I'm taking Zoloft. Something just for anxiety - I would recommend Lorazapham - you take them only as needed. I don't know why you would get anti - depressants prescribed to you if you're not depressed. Doctors......, you wonder sometimes. (9 replies)
... You might want to try Zoloft for anxiety, it has helped me, and has not made me more anxious, like some AD'S, like Celexa. ... (9 replies)
... I would definitely call up your dr. and tell them what is going on. Maybe suggest the Lexapro or Prozac as an alternative to the Zoloft. ... (8 replies)
... I decided to try alternative medicine for my anxiety after my doctor prescribed me Zoloft back in April. I took one pill and that was the end of that. ... (10 replies)
... They can increase appetite, hence the weight gain You're right, they dont have any magic that makes fat out of thin air Effexor doesnt cause any weightgain, and might be a better alternative if you struggle with your weight (18 replies)
... Just a quick update, I found after a very manic day I could not tolerate the Zoloft this time around and stopped taking it. I felt very paranoid but I am sure it was more the anxiety than the pill itself. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Looly, I totally agree with you. I saw my primary care doctor at the end of February and she wrote me a prescription for Zoloft. I went to the pharmacy and got it but am to afraid to take it due to the possible side effects. I'm afraid if I take will make me feel weird or spacy or shaky. I too wish there was something else besides prescription medication. ... (9 replies)
... he med might be doing it, it was just that much more stressfull. I have increased my dosage for the next coupl of days until I can see my GP and do the switch to Zoloft or maybe Paxil. And I will do the changeover cautiously for sure. ... (4 replies)
... Ativan is a benzodiazepine (benzo) and is very highly addictive. The action is very quick and doesn't last all that long. Great for use in short term crisis situations. Do not go off Ativan cold turkey....not cool. Zoloft is an SSRI....which are mostly used for depression, but has excellent anxiety properties as well. It is not "addictive", but I wouldn't want to stop... (4 replies)
... Ativan is a "bandaid" which means it temporarily makes you better, and is good for people with occasionally high anxiety. Ativan is NOT an alternative to Zoloft, and Ativan is a TEMPORARY solution. Zoloft is for people who are continually anxious, and is a more permanent solution to the problem. ... (4 replies)
... becoming resistant. It doesn't seem that most people are on more than 4mg a day maximum so I can see this isn't a long term fix. I have not heard the issues with Zoloft or it's cousins. Is it a safe drug for the long term? ... (4 replies)
Zoloft risks
Jun 2, 2007
... I have heard of the possible detrimental effect on libido that Zoloft can have. When you say it is the worst drug in regard to that, presumably that's your own experience. If only there were figures on the rates of this. ... (7 replies)
... safe but this did not work at all after 2 months and the panic got worse. I have realized that I need to be on something pregnant or not. So my doctor put me on Zoloft and said it is the safest of the SSRI's. I have only been on it for 4 days now but I have the worst dry mouth, headaches, and trouble sleeping. ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone been or is on Zoloft ? ... (9 replies)
ZAPS and Zoloft!
Feb 9, 2005
... Anyone else have a med or natural alternative for Zaps? ... (8 replies)
... Hi kcage the sesxual problemaare a sign that the zoloft may soon start working , stay on it and maybe you will need to up the dose later to keep it working the headache should stop when and if the med cuts in and works properly sadly the sexual problems stay but can be worked around, the sex response is altered rather than stopped (3 replies)
... Hello. I am on Effexor and it seems to work both anxiety and depression. It works well for me. There are no sexual side effects and honestly, I cannot remember any bad ones except maybe for the first few weeks a little nauseau and dry mouth I think. Good Luck! Melly ;) (3 replies)

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