I have been taking Zoloft for 3 years with good results for anxiety. However, my anxiety is back. The dr. upped the dosage. How long will it take to be effective?
Doctor Has Upped my Zoloft Dosage For Anxiety, How Long Before it is Effective?
Question posted by laurie37 on 2 Sep 2012
Last updated on 10 September 2012
Dont' be suprised if your body chemistry is readjusting and becoming resistant to the Zoloft. This occurs very frequently with these types of meds.I know from experience that a med can work for years and then it either needs to be changed to something else, or as your Dr has done, upped the doseage.The Dr may decide that you need to accompany the Zoloft with another med to keep your anxiety at a healthy level.
Hi, since you have been on it for 3 years, it should not take no more then 1 week before you start feeing some relief from the anxiety, after 2 weeks you should feel much better! Hope this helps
It can take several weeks for the chemicals in your brain to gradually rise and reduce your anxiety.
Generally you should allow for 4 to 6 weeks. All the best.
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