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What is the effective sertraline Zoloft dose for OCD anxiety?

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masso 19 Aug 2017

Zoloft dosing information
Usual Adult Dose of Zoloft for Depression:

Initial dose: 50 mg orally once a day
Maintenance Dose: 50 to 200 mg orally once a day

Comments:
-Dose adjustments may be made at intervals of at least one week.
-Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and acute episodes of Major Depressive Disorder require several months or longer of sustained pharmacologic therapy.

Usual Adult Dose of Zoloft for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:

Initial dose: 50 mg orally once a day
Maintenance Dose: 50 to 200 mg orally once a day

Comments:
-Dose adjustments may be made at intervals of at least one week.
-Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and acute episodes of Major Depressive Disorder require several months or longer of sustained pharmacologic therapy.

Usual Adult Dose of Zoloft for Panic Disorder:

Initial dose: 25 mg orally once a day, increased after one week to 50 mg orally once a day
Maintenance dose: 50 to 200 mg orally once a day

Comments:
-Dose adjustments may be made at intervals of at least one week.
-These conditions generally required several months or longer of sustained pharmacological therapy beyond initial treatment.

Usual Adult Dose of Zoloft for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder:

Initial dose: 25 mg orally once a day, increased after one week to 50 mg orally once a day
Maintenance dose: 50 to 200 mg orally once a day

Comments:
-Dose adjustments may be made at intervals of at least one week.
-These conditions generally required several months or longer of sustained pharmacological therapy beyond initial treatment.

Usual Adult Dose of Zoloft for Social Anxiety Disorder:

Initial dose: 25 mg orally once a day, increased after one week to 50 mg orally once a day
Maintenance dose: 50 to 200 mg orally once a day

Comments:
-Dose adjustments may be made at intervals of at least one week.
-These conditions generally required several months or longer of sustained pharmacological therapy beyond initial treatment.

Usual Adult Dose for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder:

Continuous regimen:
Initial dose: 50 mg orally once a day during the menstrual cycle
Maintenance dose: 50 to 150 mg orally once a day during the menstrual cycle

Cyclic regimen:
Initial dose: 50 mg orally once a day starting 14 days prior to the anticipated start of menstruation through to the first full day of menses, and repeated with each new cycle
Maintenance dose: 50 to 100 mg orally once a day

Comments:
-The dose may be increased in increments of 50 mg per menstrual cycle, increased at the onset of each new cycle; dosage adjustments may also include changes between regimens.
-If a 100 mg once daily dose has been established with the cyclic regimen, a titration step of 50 mg per day for three days should be used at the beginning of each dosing period (luteal phase of the menstrual cycle).
-The effectiveness of sertraline for longer than three months has not been systematically evaluated in controlled trials.

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