Zoloft is used for treating depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It may be used to treat social anxiety disorder or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It are often used to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD; a severe way of premenstrual syndrome or pms) or social anxiety disorder. Zoloft is often a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It works by restoring the total amount of serotonin, an all-natural substance in the brain, which will help to improve certain mood problems.
Use Zoloft as directed by your doctor.
Ask your health care provider questions you could have about how to utilize Zoloft.
Store Zoloft at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store far from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store within the bathroom. Keep Zoloft out from the reach of youngsters and far from pets.
Active Ingredient: Sertraline hydrochloride.
All medicines might cause negative effects, but many individuals have no, or minor, negative effects.
Check along with your doctor if all of these most common unwanted effects persist or become bothersome:
Anxiety; constipation; decreased sexual interest or ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased sweating; loss in appetite; nausea; nervousness; stomach upset; tiredness; trouble sleeping; vomiting; weight-loss.
Seek medical attention immediately if all of these severe side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; tightness in the chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bizarre behavior; black or bloody stools; chest pain; confusion; decreased bladder control; decreased concentration; decreased coordination; exaggerated reflexes; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; hallucinations; memory loss; new or worsening agitation, anxiety attacks, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, exaggerated a feeling of well-being, restlessness, or inability to sit still; persistent or severe ringing in the ears; persistent, painful erection; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent anxiety or sleep problems; severe or persistent headache; stomach pain; suicidal thoughts or attempts; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual or severe mental or mood changes; unusual weakness; vision changes; worsening of depression.
This is not a whole list of all side effects that could occur. If you might have questions about side effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Zoloft if:
Contact your doctor or doctor straight away if some of these sign up for you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Zoloft. Tell your doctor or pharmacist when you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following connect with you:
Some medicines may communicate with Zoloft. Tell your doctor if you take any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a whole report on all interactions that will occur. Ask your doctor if Zoloft may interact with other medicines that you take. Check along with your health care provider before you start, stop, or customize the dose of any medicine.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.