... 100 mg if I felt that it wasn't helping me enough. It certainly has helped my anxiety, but has not did much for my depression or social anxiety. As far as the side effects go, early on I did have constipation and insomnia, but now I am fine. My mom has urged me to try Lexapro instead, but I like that Zoloft is intended to help social anxiety and agoraphobia. Maybe I need to try something else. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.