Anyone wake up vibrating (feels like a cat purring) while on Zoloft?
- 30 Aug 2011 by hopeless_in_MN
- zoloft, obsessive compulsive disorder, sleep disorders, sleep, anxiety and stress, shakes
I cannot sleep more than 3hrs per night and I wake up every 45mins in between with the vibrating shakes, it feels like a cell phone on vibrate or a cat purring but it is not calming, it is very alarming.
Has anyone gone through this or have any answers as to why this might be happening??
Added 30 Aug 2011:
I have been on Zoloft for 30 days now and I have always taken it in the AM
30 Aug 2011
I was on Zoloft a few years ago and experienced the same vibrating along with the sleeplessness. Almost as if a jolt of electricity was going through my body. It's a very unpleasant feeling so I asked my Dr about it. She didn't give me an explanation for it but instead put me on a different anti-depressant. The feeling went away and sleeping was much easier. Try asking your Dr and see if he can give you an explanation, or prescribe a different drug for depression.
30 Aug 2011
My hubby is on Zoloft 100mg for his bipolar diaosrder & depression. He compalined all the time he could not sleep. Though he did not complain abbout this shkiness, After reading a lot of posts here, I found he was taking it before bedtime, & I suggested he take it in the morning. Hence no more restless sleep. (At least not from the Zoloft. He ws recently also put on Wellbutrin, & is now sleeping like a baby when his pain doesn't wake him. Just my thoughts...
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