I have had Zoloft for weeks now and I am terrified to take it. My husband thinks I am crazy and my Kids are tired of listening to it. please someone help me please. I will not get better without it I know.
Zoloft - Have not started it taking Zoloft yet. I am scared?
- 4 Dec 2011 by Diana1970
- 5 May 2017
If you have a problem which requires something like Zoloft ... then yes without taking it you won't get better. Try it and if you have bothersome side effects then see your doctor. Also just be aware that once you start it don't go off it abruptly. All the best.
The link below has reviews which you may find useful.
I felt the same way but, I swear, Zoloft saved my life. You will feel spacey and disconnected for a few weeks, but that should level off. At least, that's how it worked for me. It won't make you yippy-skippy happy; it just helps even you out so not everything turns into a mental crisis.
It may not work for you, but if it doesn't, there are many other compounds that might. It IS hard to have to switch meds, but hang in there, okay? Something will work and will help you get back to your normal life. Alot of people take antidepressants, more than you probably think, and they are helpful. Good luck!
Hello Diana. I was on zoloft some years ago. As a drug, the side effects are minimal. You've really no need to fear taking it. The drug will take anywhere from three to five weeks before you begin to feel it working theraputically. As to the side effects, they mild, dry mouth, dizzyness and so on. A very common one is insommnia. But these lessen as time goes by. So, don't be frightned, for theres no need to be. Its a medication and many people are content, happy to be taking it. Best of wishes,
Please, Please, Please try the Zoloft. It has done wonders for me. I was also terrified to try it as I've had so many bad experiences with other drugs and their side effects. This one hasn't given me any bad side effects at all and I've been on it for a few month's now. It has really helped level out my anxiety and I'm getting a life back. If you try it and have problems, just check with your doctor and taper it off and try another. You have lots of options! Best of luck to you. Feel better soon! Janet
I have been on Zoloft for a couple of years now. And for me it is very effective. You really need to try it. How are you going to start feeling better. Remember it is not an overnight cure. and if it doesn't work there are many more drugs that will help. Be patient, give it time to work.
I thnk that you and I are in the same boat. I was perscribed Setraline 2 weeks ago and still have not taken my first dose... I read alot of psts on here and the ones that you have recived are very helpful and encourging :) I think we should both take the advice and start on the medication. Good Luck :)
- Zoloft Information for Consumers
- Zoloft Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Zoloft (detailed)
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