Drug Ratings for ZOLOFT

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 1  Depression Last entry: I have been off Zoloft for more than ten years. The anxiety (inability to sit or lay still) and insomnia I started to experience shortly after starting the medication never went away; every doctor I complained about the side-effects to insisted Zoloft should treat that and would try to up to my dosage, as far as 200 MG. After a good doctor finally took me off citing the possibility of seizure if I continued to take it, it took years, and my near being suicidal and checking myself into the hospital several times before a suitable treatment was found. I had doctors actually recommend I start with Zoloft again. I was appalled. When I moved to Spain in '07, I went to see a physician and explained what my symptoms were and the first thing she asked, knowing I was American, was if I had ever taken an SSRI. I said yes, how much, which one, for how long and when. She said nothing more and started me on a benzodiazapine regimen that I'm still on to this day, six years later. I take alprazolam, 2 MG three times a day now. Otherwise the feeling of nails on a chalkboard, and general anxiety and the insomnia come back almost immediately. M 39
100 MG 1X D
4/10/2014
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 4  Anxiety, Depression None. Although, if I don't take it for a couple days, I get extremely depressed and suicidal. F 16 4 years
3/3/2014

 5  Depression, Anxiety Sedating at first, restlessness, headache, I have been on and off Zoloft for the past 13 years. It has done wonders for me. I take Abilify as well and both of these drugs have saved my life. I know there are lots of negative review out there, but just remember that everyone has a different body chemistry. What happens to one person won't necessarily happen to the next. I was scared to start taking Abilify due to being nervous about side effects. I'm doing great, you never know until you try it. If you can get past the first few weeks (unless you have severe side effects) the effects will pass and you will feel better. F 33 3 weeks
150 1X D
3/1/2014
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 4   Very rare tremors M 32 8 months
25 mg
2/9/2014
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 3  Depression The worst side effect I can think to mention is difficulty and many times the inability to achieve orgasm. I did not even realize the effects Zoloft was having on my sex life until I stopped taking it. Zoloft definitely helped me with my depression, but greatly diminished my sex life. M 25 6 years
200 MG 1X D
1/11/2014
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 1  Hypochondria, Panic Disorder Absolutely horrible for me. Brought on all kinds of new issues which I had never experienced such as major depression, and really obsessive unwanted thoughts that were really distressing. I was just given permission today to stop taking it, as it seriously made me feel like I was going crazy. I didn't like it at all, but that's just my experience. F 14 3 weeks
20mg
1/11/2014
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 5  Bipolar w/ Severe Depression I've taken it so long-- 14 yrs--- that today I cannot name any undesirable side-effects. In the very first years, there was difficulty in achieving orgasm, but no ED at all. I remember the first four days on the drug were weird: I felt jittery and a little elated, rather like the opening to a hallucinogenic drug. But that subsided very soon. As everyone knows, you have to give the drug about a month before you decide you might cycle off it; people who decide after a week that "it's not for them" are really not using the drug correctly. I will say that withdrawal from Zoloft (or any SSRI) is a very unpleasant experience: severe mental confusion, and objects in your peripheral vision seem to dance about, wheel and lurch unexpectedly (not unlike the "tracers" of LSD). You seem to "miss" seconds of time. Crying bouts resume at the slightest provocation (Ask my family about the time I started crying over the breakfast tabl I tell people that Zoloft gives me a Floor. A floor under my feet beneath which I shall not sink. This means that I'll still have good days and bad, but I know i have the security of an emotional "floor" beneath my feet. Before this medicine, I could sink...and sink... and sink into depression, seemingly without end. The biggest gift of Zoloft, I'd say, is that it allows me to *think*; those of us severely depressed know that, even worse than the dysthymia, is the inability to read printed matter... you'll read and re-read the same paragraph over and over again! Now I can think and read, and that's everything. They say the effects of Zoloft are smooth and constant, based on blood levels, but damned if I don't find myself feeling a little more cheerful/alert every day, an hour after popping my pills. M 50 14 years
200mg 1X D
1/6/2014
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 4  PMDD Severe Depression Initially went cycling like a yo-yo with mild mania and depression. Had to go up gradually from 12.5 mg every two weeks until I reached 200 mg in a YEAR. It was stimulating and I was hyper for a few months. This is the only SSRI that didn't give me gastric side effects. It felt stimulating and made me hyper for quite a while. However, having severe depression, I had no choice but to stick with it Slow titration helped a lot. Didn't have depression under control until I added Lithium 300 mg as adjunct. Now depression-free for 5 years or so. To avoid poop-out I have a day off a week. F 49 6 years
200 mg 1X D
12/17/2013

 1  PTSD Loss of emotion, extremely vivid dreams that made me talk very clearly in my sleep, describing my dream out loud. Severe nausea that progressively got worse the longer I took the drug. Got so bad I was vomiting 3-4 times a day, and could not keep my food down. Quit cold turkey in 2003. I had "brain zaps" every 10 minutes or so for the first month. The "zaps" got less frequent over time, and after about a year, the zaps were 99% gone, although for about 4 years after stopping Zoloft, I would still get the occasional zap about once every 6-7 months. Have not had any zaps for about 3 years now. I took Zoloft starting in 1997 and was on 150 mg./day until April, 2006 when I quit cold-turkey. I tried other antidepressants to no avail, so I tried Zoloft again last year, but could only take 5 months of it before the nausea got too bad to bear anymore. M 50 6 years
150 1X D
12/10/2013
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 3   M 55
1X D
11/20/2013

 2  Depression Definite lessening of depression and increased motivation. However, the heartburn, headaches and worst of all an awful red pinpricky rash over my chest, neck, back and inner arms was a deal breaker. I liked how motivated I felt within days of taking zoloft. It is a powerful drug. However had to abandon due to rash (did not have accompanying fever or was life threatening but still itchy and worrying.) I was allergic to it, I guess. F 46 3 weeks
100mg 1X D
11/3/2013

 4  Depression F 24 6 years
200mg
11/1/2013

 5  Panic Disorder Nausea, Diarrhea, Reduced Libido Cured my panic disorder. Once I was above 100MG I never had another attack, even after I stopped taking it. Highly recommended. M 23 1 years
200MG 1X D
10/16/2013

 4  Social and Generalized anxiety I'm very tired and fatigued during the day. To counteract the tiredness and low energy, I take caffeine and energy supplements, which in turn, make me have anxiety. But without the caffeine, I feel too tired to function. Increased depression, but that could be from my life, not from the medication. It's been harder for me to watch what I eat, and I've gained weight. It helps with Social and generalized anxiety, and has fewer sides effects compared to the other anti-anxiety medications I've tried. The fatigue can be hard to deal with, and drinking caffeine drinks and energy supplements all day to combat the fatigue can make anxiety worse for me, but I need the extra energy to function. My energy is naturally low off of medication, but on this medicine it's extremely low. F 30 2 months
50 mg 1X D
9/30/2013
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 1  Not told Awful headache, tired during the day and insomnia at night. Otherwise this pill did literally nothing. M 16 30 days
75mg 1X D
9/22/2013
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 4  SAD, anxiety, OCD, stress nothing I don't already experience when not on the drug. I only took this for a while in the fall and winter due to seasonal affective disorder. It helped after about a month for me. At first i didn't think it was going to, but it did. Every now and then i'd get down again but it only lasted a day or 2. For the most part i was slightly less moody and happier. I definitely wasn't crying at random anymore, that's for sure. I would recommend Zoloft to anyone who has a doctor recommendation and sticks to it with their recommended dosage. F 16 6 months
50 mg 1X D
8/17/2013
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 5  PMDD Lack of appetite, some anxiety initially I am 52 and taking Zoloft 25 mg 1x per day for PMDD (severe PMS). I take this med from ovulation to the onset of my period (approximately 14 days). It has been a tremendous help. I have never taken any medication like this before so I was very apprehensive. I was suffering with major mood swings and depression like I have never experienced before, primarily due to my age and my hormones being all over the place. Within 2 days I was feeling my normal self! I stayed on it for the 14 days and then stopped it and I am still feeling great. It really helped smooth out that awful 2 weeks I had right before my period. I hope it keeps working! F 52 14 days
25 1X D
8/9/2013
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 3  Depression Anxiety I started it at age 12. I noticed a difference in my anxiety and depression. I started at 10mg. My Doctor said I was going through the honeymoon phase, so he upped it to 25mg, and then 50mg to 100mg where I'm at now. I find it helps my depression somewhat, but not my Anxiety. I feel tired and like I'm wasting away. Not sure how to explain but I think you get the point. Anyways, if you only have a minor case of depression or anxiety, this might work for you. F 13 10 months
100MG
8/5/2013
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 3  Depression/Severe Anxiety Disorder Trouble sleeping Loss of appetite completely Unable to orgasm/Complete loss of sex drive Mood swings Zoloft is the second antidepressant ive tried so far. I definitely noticed a change with my anxiety, but have also had a lot of down falls. I never know what mood im going to wake up in the next day, and the mood changes are so erratic. Even if nothing bad has happened to put me in that bad mood, or its so minor that i shouldnt be flying off the handle over these things the way i do. Some days i found myself feeling on top of the world and the next i cant bare being alive a second longer. I ask myself if the advantages are worth all the downfalls.Still am unable to work, or clearly my problems are much worse then "depression and anxiety" hahaha. Also, to my own extreme idiocy i was feeling like shit the other day and decided to get completely wasted even though is says very clear on the bottle 'Do not drink with alcohol" and ended up acting like an absolute lunatic, putting myself and significant other in jail. So really, lesson learned the hard way, dont drink like a tank, trash your own place and absolutely everything you own, and basically fuck up your life in every other way possible like i did, word. F 22 4 months
50 1X D
7/7/2013
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 2  anxiety, panic attacks heart burn, heart palpitation, agitation Zoloft unfortunately did not work for me as it had too many side effects and no relief at all. I turned to lexapro and it a great choice. I have friends who are on zoloft and happy about it, don't give up on one med because someone else like me had a bad experience, everyones body chemistry is different and we react differently. best of luck M 37 2 months
100mg 1X D
6/29/2013

 4  Anxiety and Panic For first few weeks: headaches, sweaty palms.tingling tongue. (Those subsided)...Continual/Overall: Weight gain (15 lbs), headaches, clenching jaw, shoulder tightness Has helped with panic attacks. Generic brands have more side effects than original Zoloft. (I have tried both). F 40 4 years
50mg 1X D
6/27/2013
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 1  depression In last 6 months while taking zoloft I have had chest pain, low blood pressure, constipation, diahorrea, sores taking longer to heal, fast heartbeat. I then got optic neuritis which led me to research this drug. After seeing all the side effects I stopped it cold turkey and have bever felt better. This drug in my opinion is very dangerous. F 45 6 years
50mg
6/24/2013
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 1  migraines and depression diarrhea, nausea, drowsiness, mental confusion, dizziness, possible migraine headache I tried Zoloft based on the advice of my doctor for treating migraines with accompanying depression. I have extreme reactions to meds so I tried a very small dose (used liquid version) in the morning and it made me drowsy and somewhat nauseous..I also got a horrific headache that day. Still not sure if it was the Zoloft that caused it. I waited a few days and decided to try the drug again..this time at bedtime and a smaller amount. Although I slept good I could hardly get going the next morning and had drowsiness, diarrhea, and nausea all day. I went to the store to see how I would function and had such severe mental confusion I could hardly function. I won't ever take it again! A day after taking it still dealing with the digestive issues and confusion along with a low mood. Worst med I've ever taken. I caution against anyone wanting to use this! F 42 2 days
1-2 mg 1X D
5/26/2013
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 4  depression and anxiety After ten years with no notable events I decided to try to wean off over a few months. Big mistake. Was almost off when all hell broke loose. I am back under the care of a pdoc and he brought me back up to max dose within a week. Major side effects which couldve also been the case ten years ago too. Been almost three weeks at this dose and more functional but still not myself. I pray to God that it gets me back to where I was. Take it from me....stay on the med! Life is too short to suffer M 36 10 years
200 mg
5/16/2013
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 5  Depression Makes me sleepy As long as I take it in the evening I have no problems with Zoloft. I have been on anti-depressants for about 20 years and this works better than anything else. F 43 4 years
200 1X D
5/9/2013

 2  Depression Severe headache, erectile dysfunction, flat affect, very slight memory loss, mostly short-term. I also had sweaty hands for about 10 minutes after taking the pill. I felt my doctor misled me about the sexual side effects. It was impossible to achieve orgasm and very tough to get an erection anyway. The headaches were bad. I'm not a crying kind of guy but the headache, not the depression, made me weep like a baby. The doctor reduced my dosage and the headaches seemed to subside after a week or so but then returned. I didn't see any major improvements in my mood so I asked to be taken off the drug. I had to slowly reduce the amount I took. The experience of coming off this drug was also not pleasant. Lots of headaches, hand tremors, sweating, and nausea. I had vivid bad dreams and would wake up unsure of my location. I know this drug has helped many - but I was not one of them. M 58 3 months
uncertain 1X D
5/3/2013

 3  Psychotic depression. Lack of sex drive, no orgasms. Weight loss. Sweats. It seemed to stop severe depression and helped my mood enough so that with counselling and support I could eventually get on with my life. It could have been any ssri though. F 37 3 years
200mg 1X D
5/1/2013
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 3  Panic Attacks Insomnia, very dry mouth, mild fatigue it help my anxiety and greatly decreased the amount of times I have panic attacks and their severity. The insomnia is not hard to manage when I started taking the zoloft in the morning and an occasional melatonin before bed. F 16 3 years
25-125 MG 1X D
4/28/2013
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 1  depression I make sure I eat something before I take it but lately its making me throw up. Headaches from hell and a continual feeling of heartburn. F 49 2 months
100mg
4/27/2013

 2  Depression Fatigue, Increased anxiety, headache's, dizziness, tremors, Insomnia, Increased depression, etc... Zoloft takes at least 6 weeks to balance the chemical's in your brain, so I waited and waited, for its effects to take place. I didn't experience any changes in depression while taking it, and I was at the highest dose you can get. Not to mention when you come off of Zoloft you get "brain zaps" from withdrawal, to say the least about this, it feels like your brain is being shocked. F 16 6 months
200 2X D
4/11/2013
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 4  Depression and anxiety INSOMNIA, fatigue, dry mouth, weight gain This medication works well for my depression so I keep taking it. The worst side effect is insomnia. Before I started taking a sleeping pill (trazadone), I would literally lie awake all night, not sleeping. I was a zombie. I also get a pretty dry mouth. F 34 1.5 years
150 mg 1X D
4/1/2013
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 2  Depression and anxiety Insomnia, racing heart, dry mouth, sweaty hands and feet. I was so glad to read that others have had a problem with a song going through their head over and over - I thought I was going crazy. And the beat of the song matched my heartbeat ! It was the strangest thing I have ever felt. Thoughts of suicide. It made me an emotional zombie. M 60 1 months
50-100 mg 1X D
3/25/2013

 3  Severe Depression, PTSD Dry mouth, slight anxiety, sweaty hands, sweaty feet, insomnia, songs stuck in head, stiff neck. Is helping with depression; I feel much better and think that the positives outweigh the negatives. M 28 7 days
50 MG 1X D
3/17/2013

 1  Anxiety Memory Fog, Apathy, Emotional Blunting After taking Setraline, my mood became so plain. I am a 140 IQ guy, this thing took me to less than 100.I didn't have any motivation, my emotions were completely flat and specially big memory fog and loss. M 27 20 days
25mg 1X D
3/9/2013
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 5  anxiety disorder,depression,panic Dry mouth,nausea and mild memory loss. I love zoloft. It allowed me to be out going and happy. A feeling I hadn't felt in years F 25 1 years
150 mg
3/8/2013

 2  Generalized Anxiety First couple of days- Diarrhea, nausea Still have a major loss of sex drive Have been taking it for a month now and haven't noticed any difference in anxiety. More shakiness in hands and legs, decrease of appetite. F 19 1 months
50 MG
2/22/2013

 2  Anxiety/panic attacks When I first took this Zoloft pill I instantly started to get anxiety my palms were sweating so much, I figured I was ok and that I was just having anxiety, it was my first time taking the pill so I thought it was normal. So as my night goes on i wait to see if i start to experience any side effects other than feeling anxiety. Later that night my head starts to feel really heavy and tingly I said to myself oh its just the pill it's normal, a llittle while later I start to feel nauseated start to feel like I'm getting a panic attack I was scared I took deep breaths ,drank some water ,and just tried to calm down. I calm down a little but just still nauseated I told my boyfriend I was feeling nauseated and that I think I was going to throw up, so I told him to bring me the trash can and yup I threw up. I felt like crap I also felt so awake and I just remembered earlier in the day I was exhausted so I was like how can I feel so awake when I was super tired earlier before I took the pill? I didn't sleep good at all I woke up with a migraine and still feeling like my head is tingly and just so heavy. My neck hurts and I think it's because my head was heavy or something was causing it to hurt. I did not feel normal at all, this is my 2nd day from the day I took my pill which was yesterday at around 6. My head still feels weird, I still got a headache and my eye pupil is so dilated. I'm 18 years old and I weigh 115 pounds my dose was the lowest dose and I still felt effects. I'm jus F 18 1 days
25
1/30/2013
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 1  PTSD Increased depression, Increased anxiety, moodiness, decreased appetite, insomnia, all day fatigue, persistent sweating, confusion, inability to concentrate, absent mindedness, uncontrollable shaking, decreased sex drive,extreme irritability, loss of awareness (blanked out moments), forgetfulness, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, jaw tension, tremors, nightmares, dry skin, migraines, vomiting. I was told to stop taking this drug. There was no 'weening' or decrease of dosage. I have since had UNCONTROLLABLE itching. I have had, what I believe to be, a seizure. There has been nothing good about this drug. I will be looking for a natural way to help with increasing the serotonin levels, not a prescribed way. DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG! F 35 4 weeks
100mg 1X D
1/29/2013
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 2  Anxiety + depression My head felt entirely spaced out dizzy, intense pressure in my head - my ears kept popping! - I felt like my whole head would implode. It was so intense, I was so scared - the spaciness kept hitting me in huge waves after only the second day on this once a day pill. By the time I took the third dose my anxiety was worse - the fear from how my head was feeling made me panic but I couldn't release the panic - my head felt lime a pressure cooker that wouldn't pop. I quit taking it on day 4 and went to my clinic where a different doctor was on duty. She told me to skip a day, then start on a lower dose of 25 mg. My head is still floating with bursts of pressure and popping ears. I do NOT want to stsrt on the 25 mg til my head gets back to 'normal'. I have never had such a scary sensation as the panic that was trapped in my head but could not release when I was taking the 50 mg dose. F 49 3 days
50 mg
1/20/2013
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 4  Anxiety and obsessive thinking. nausea, jaw clenching, some anxiety, insomnia, fatigue I find when I drink over 2 cups of coffee, my neck tightens, ears plug, and I become jittery on this drug. F 67 3 weeks
100 mg 1X D
1/18/2013
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 3  Anxiety Headache, tingling tongue and lips, tired, clenched jaw, mild neuropathy symptoms, "heavy" eyes at times, nausea at times, some stomach upset, not as much overall energy Having only been on this for 3 weeks, I am uncertain of the effectiveness. I experience side effects (such as daily headaches) to varying degrees daily. I do feel that my anxiety is less, I accomplish more, and I am more positive overall, but time will tell if the benefits outweigh the side-effects. F 36 3 weeks
12.5 1X D
1/13/2013

 1  Vasovagal Syncope(irreg. heartbeat) Sexual problems (lack of arousal and, especially, orgasmic failure); severe heart palpitation; bizarre dreams; feeling of aloofness; depression and rapid weight gain: though I did not change my eating habits, I gained between 10 and 15 pounds in the first 6 months. I do not recommend this drug. In fact, I STRONGLY CAUTION anyone thinking seriously about using it. I gained so much weight so fast that I actually got depressed. It seems to have helped with the vasovagal problem, but caused many others. I felt aloof, downright weird. Had little libido. When I did feel "in the mood," I could not achieve orgasm. My wife was very patient with me. I got depressed a bit, probably because I was getting too heavy and was failing in bed. I did have some very odd dreams, too. And getting off of the drug was a major headache. I had to wean myself off of it over six weeks, and my body wasn't happy with me as I did so. All in all, I do not recommend this drug, at lease for vasovagal issues. M 53 9 months
25 mg 1X D
1/8/2013
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 2  Depression/GAD/Panic/Social Anxiety Tight Jaw, Suicidal Thinking, Flat Mood, Worsening of Depression, Fatigue Started this drug to help with depressive thoughts I couldn't control (death and dying) and for anxiety, especially social anxiety. For the first week I had worsening of the depression and anxiety but after that for about two and a half months everything was peachy :D I was hyped, had lots of energy and drive and lost weight. Now, for the past month things have progressively got worse. I'm constantly tired and find it impossible to stay awake after eight in the evening. I have no anxiety but the depression is worse and in general I have no feelings and care little about anything. Just today I've switched my dose time from eleven in the morning to six in the evening and my energy levels have risen massively. It's almost midnight now and I'm only just beginning to feel tired. Maybe this will help the fatigue but I don't like this drug for the fact I have no "real" emotions. Everyone's different but be careful with Zoloft F 28 4 months
50mg 1X D
12/10/2012

 1  depression Horrible weight gain, no difference in depression. F 3 months
100
12/10/2012

 5  Anxiety, Panic Attacks reduced sexual satisfaction at first (back in full swing now) ; perspiration in hands (gone away for the most part); initial loss of appetite (but is back now); vivid dreams/nightmares; Zoloft is a helluva drug! Couldn't be more pleased! The 1st week, week and half was pretty rough, it actually made my anxiety/panic worse! Daily panic attacks, and felt anxious pretty much all day everyday, but soldiered through, and kept taking the magic blue happy pill. Now, couldn't be more pleased, what it feeling it has been to actually feel like me again, 3, 4 months later here, and I'm still appreciative of how great I feel, it has really given me my life back. Most side effects are gone, still experience mild perspiration in hands from time to time, no biggee, and do have some wacky dreams, but no biggee either. And, every since I've been on the Z, my blood pressure has dropped from prehypertenisve levels to normal levels... added bonus! M 32 4 months
50mg 1X D
12/2/2012
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 5  Axiety / Depression A little dry mouth This drug has taken the "EDGE" off of my symptoms and has help me stabilize my mood. An increase in dose caused insomnia, went back down, no problems. F 52 5 months
50mg 1X D
11/27/2012

 1  depression & social anxiety Took one 50mg pill in the morning and throughout the day felt increasingly hyper. By the time 6pm came, I looked in the mirror and my pupils were freaking huge. Scared the crap out of me. I was so hyper I couldn't sit still, I kept shaking my leg anywhere I sat. I eventually tried to fall asleep, only to wake up 2 hours later with my heart beating out of my chest and I ended up having a freaking panic attack! (which I've only had once in my life after trying a certain recreational drug). I never experience panic attacks normally is my point. Thank the lord my doctor prescribed me a fast acting benzo to calm me down if this were to happen. I stopped taking Zoloft after that experience. WHY would I take something that is going to make me even worse than I was to begin with??? Unbelievable! WTF is all I have to say. I took Zoloft in hopes of relieving my worsening depression and anxiety. HORRIBLE REACTION! I am surprised they haven't come up with something better for depression/anxiety! F 24 1 days
50mg 1X D
11/27/2012

 2  Depression anxiety 3rd night zoned out felt as though mind and thoughts were disconnected. Drove home this way. Clld dr said I was not taking again F 53 3 days
50
11/12/2012

 4  Depression None at first, but over time I realized 1) I had gained 50 lbs in the last 3 years, 2) I had anxiety attacks that I previously never had , 3) Restless Leg Syndrome, 4) Sweaty and HOT nearly all of the time. 5) Still had several months during the year when I was fatigued and too tired to function. I stopped taking Zoloft because I was still having several months out of the year when I felt like it wasn't helping - I had no motivation and just wanted to sleep all day. Plus, in the last year, I experienced anxiety attacks more frequently which slowly created phobias I never had before. The last straw was feeling hot all of the time. People look at you strange when you wear short sleeves in 40 degree weather. ;) HOWEVER, it did help a majority of the time, especially in the first 2 years. It helped get rid of the depression yet I still felt completely myself - not like a zombie at all. It was mild enough that I could switch the dosages when I had a bad "phase" (maybe SAD?) without any immediate side effects. Thought it was a miracle drug at first! Unfortunately, the side effects began to be too much for it to be worth it. Currently in the process of switching over to Wellbutrin XL. F 27 3 years
50 - 150MG 1X D
11/8/2012
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 5  Depression and Anxiety Jitters, Jaw Clenching, Restlessness. F 16 3 years
50 MG
11/5/2012
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 2  Severe Depression I was nauseous all the time. MY nauseous wold go away if I ate something for 15-30 minutes then it would be back. I couldn't handle it. I would feel it laying/sitting down and the second I stood up I felt like I was about to throw up everywhere. Although I never threw up, just the feeling was extremely troublesome and inconvenient. F 18 6 weeks
50 MG 1X D
11/2/2012

 3  depression Memory loss F 46 10 days
100mg
10/28/2012
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 4  Social and Generalized Anxiety I notice I'm more easy to anger and get frustrated on this medicine. I've also been told by my parents I easily get angered since being on this, and I'm normally not like this. I also have increased tendency to want to pull out my hair. It does help my anxiety and jumbled thoughts, but the anger and frustration I experience on this medicine makes it hard for my parents to be around me, and I don't like feeling angry a lot of the time, either. As I said, I normally am not an angry person at all. F 29 14 days
25 mg 1X D
10/23/2012
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 5  depression/OCD/anxiety sweating in hot places, low libido It's great drug. I was previously on paxil but it gave me a lot of sedation and I was tired during the day. Zoloft is great for OCD, anxiety and depression. M 27 4 weeks
150 mg 1X D
10/6/2012
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 1  anxiety depression Oh my lawdy where do i start, I was angry Spice on this med...Wrote letters to people about how much i hated them, picked faults. Was totally not myself, become a horrible person on it..... mega behavior changes. SSRI meds yuk.... Much rather old Anti Depressent. I became very spiteful and wanted plot, destroy things. Totally Bizzare i stopped and so did the behavior. Run Forrest Run M 44 6 months
25 1X D
10/6/2012
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 5  GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, MDD Sweating and mild weight gain. This medicine gave me my life back. That's just it. M 16 5 years
100 M.G 2X D
9/24/2012

 4  Panic attacks, anxiety I was restless the first few days but now I often feel nausea, and I have ALWAYS got a headache!! It's calmed my anxiety down but now I'm dealing with side affects. It also increased my bust size and I've gained some weight F 23 3 months
50mg
9/23/2012

 4  Depression,Anxiety This drug has worked well for me, the only side effect for me is yawning all the time. Has stoped my panic attacks and stablize my depression M 39 2 years
100MG 2X D
9/16/2012
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 4  Depression, anxiety Post nasal drip, inability to orgasm (only early on when taking it), extreme drowsiness F 38 4 months
50 MG
9/13/2012

 1  Depression Fatigue, trouble breathing during exertion, extreme weight gain I was put on Zoloft when I was 17 years old for depression. I started off at 100 MG and the first day was a nightmare. Getting up from my seat to do anything took extreme willpower because I felt like a complete zombie. I would also get out of breath doing the simplest things, like getting out of the car and standing up. I was 130 lbs. when I began taking it in my junior year, and by the time senior year came around I was 209 lbs. despite having the same activity level as before and not eating more frequently than I used to. I've had to live with a photo in the yearbook and graduation pictures depicting me looking like a blimp for the last ten years. It also never helped my depression. When I decided to stop taking it, I quit cold turkey and experienced some mild discomfort, but it went away within a few days. My weight dropped down to 160 lbs. without me changing anything in my exercise routine or eating habits, proving to me that it was the Zoloft that made me gain. So in the end, it never helped me and I had to be a blimp throughout my senior year of high school. I wouldn't take it again. M 27 1 years
100 MG 1X D
9/13/2012
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