Anyone that has a panic disorder/major depressive disorder/OCD... begin Zoloft only to have the anxiety level go up as a side effect, but the longer you stayed with it that side-effect subside?
Hello jnthomas! I have been on zoloft for about ten years now. Sometimes one may experience a little anxiety at first but it should get better as the medication has time to get in your system. Zoloft is a good antidepressant but it does not work for everyone. It does have side effects, insomnia and decrease sexual desire, seems to be the most reported ones. I have insomnia and it is so difficult for me to get it under control. But, as much as it makes me suffer, I would rather stay on the Zoloft than risk trying other drugs that may not control my depression and anxiety as well. Give it some time before you decide that it is not working for you. I wish you the best and don't give up! Sweetie Pie
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