Two days ago I increased Zoloft from 50 mg to 75 mg. I started feeling really sick today. Shakey body,nausea,tired..would like to know if this is normal and if others have experienced similar side effects?
Hi, Mechanic! How long were you taking the 50mg dosage? It's not unusual to feel some side effects when increasing the dose, but if you were only on 50mg for a week or so you may need a little more time to adjust to the medication.
The good news is, though, that these side effects usually only last a few days so let your doctor know what's going on and get her/his professional advice.
Best regards, Wildcat
P.S., what you're describing ARE normal. or at least to be expected, side effects when initiating Zoloft therapy.
Mechanic32; Yes this is very normal when you Increase these type of medication and because you were also already taking this medication this side effect many times does not last as long but at the worst one to two weeks and you should be feeling much better. So nothing to worry about Just keep taking it about the same time each time daily also helps and you should be feeling better any time good luck Chuck1957
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