Side Effect of Zoloft (Sertraline)

Zoloft (sertraline) is an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) antidepressant recommended for the treatment of anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social stress and anxiety disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Zoloft is available as a generic drug.

Common Side Effect of Zoloft

Typical side effects of Sertraline include:

  • sleepiness
  • drowsiness
  • exhausted sensation
  • nervousness
  • sleep problems (insomnia).
  • dizziness.
  • nausea.
  • skin rash.
  • headache.
  • diarrhea.
  • constipation.
  • upset stomach.
  • stomach pain.
  • dry mouth.
  • modifications in hunger.
  • irregular ejaculation.
  • impotence.
  • decreased libido.
  • problem having an orgasm.
  • dry mouth, and.
  • weight loss.

What to Do If You Have Dangerous Side Effects of Sertraline?

Zoloft dose depends upon the condition being dealt with. Zoloft might connect with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medication, sedatives, narcotics, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicines for seizures or anxiety), cimetidine, digoxin, fentanyl, linezolid, lithium, St. John’s wort, tramadol, 5-hydroxytryptophan, valproate, blood thinners, cough and cold medications, other antidepressants, heart rhythm medications, or migraine headache medications. Inform your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Zoloft use during pregnancy might result in unfavorable results in the newborn. It is unidentified if Zoloft enters breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding. In some patients, if Zoloft is terminated abruptly, withdrawal side effects include abdominal cramps, flu-like symptoms, fatigue, and memory disability.

Here we offer a thorough view of offered drug info on the prospective side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical guidance about side effects. You might report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Get emergency medical assistance if you have any of these signs of an allergy: skin rash or hives; problem breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Report any brand-new or getting worse symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or habits modifications, stress and anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel spontaneous, irritable, upset, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyper (psychologically or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or injuring yourself.

Call your doctor at once if you have a major side effect such as:

  • extremely stiff (stiff) muscles, high fever, sweating, confusion, fast or uneven heartbeats, seeming like you might pass out;
  • agitation, hallucinations, fever, overactive reflexes, tremblings;
  • queasiness, vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia nervosa, feeling unsteady, loss of coordination; or
  • headache, trouble focusing, memory issues, weak point, fainting, seizure, shallow breathing or breathing that stops.

Less major side effects might consist of:

  • drowsiness, dizziness, exhausted sensation;
  • mild nausea, stomach pain, upset stomach, constipation;
  • dry mouth;
  • modifications in appetite or weight;
  • sleep issues (sleeping disorders); or
  • decreased sex drive, impotence, or difficulty having an orgasm.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others might occur. Call your doctor for medical guidance about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You might report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Updated: May 8, 2017 — 1:43 am

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Reyus Mammadli

Healthy lifestyle advisor. Bachelor Degree of Medical Equipment and Electronics.
  • Anna Torrey

    I stopped my period on zoloft and no orgasm and gained weight and nauseous

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