I started taking Zoloft yesterday morning around 7.00am at 25mg and I didn’t feel anything really, until this morning around 2:30am, with extreme nausea, insomnia and dizziness. Is this a common side effect? I go up in dosage next week.
I just started Zoloft as well, 6 days ago. I find that it has caused insomnia, nausea, and dizziness as well. It hasn't started working for me for the depression or anxiety yet. I hope it does soon. I am also on 25mg. I was wondering how you are doing now? Have you found that your side effects have diminished? Has it started working for you?
When I started on Zoloft I had insomnia but it tapered off. I had no other side effects. The first couple of weeks are the worst then you should start feeling better for most people it takes 6 to 8 weeks to reach therapeutic level. I have been on the drug for 6 months and it has worked wonders for my depression. I hope this eases your mind. Good luck.
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