Zoloft

Zoloft is an online medication available on cheap rates to be used in the treatment of depression, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and other conditions. It belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). The medication works by balancing serotonin levels in the brain, which often helps with symptoms of depression and similar conditions. With a composition of sertraline hydrochloride this medication is used to treat a number of conditions within the brain. Zoloft is manufactured by Pfizer. There are several different manufacturers who make a generic version. Zoloft helps to block the reuptake of serotonin so that more remains in the space between the brain's nerve cells. This gives the serotonin a better chance of activating the receptors on the next nerve cell.

Zoloft Uses

Zoloft Sertraline drug is used for treating depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is also used to treat panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and social anxiety disorder. In rare cases, doctors prescribe Zoloft for other conditions, such as fibromyalgia and migraines. People with obsessive-compulsive disorder or shortly known as OCD suffer intensely from recurrent, unwanted thoughts, obsessions, or rituals or compulsions that they feel they cannot control are treated with Zoloft. Zoloft is prescribed for those people with post-traumatic stress disorder who have persistent, frightening thoughts and memories of their nightmares and feel emotionally frozen; especially with those people, they were close.

Zoloft Sertraline Side Effects

In medical experiments, side effects that were commonly reported with Zoloft included nausea, insomnia, and diarrhea. Other common side effects include dizziness, dry mouth, fatigue, and drowsiness. Less common but potentially serious side effects of Zoloft can include such things as chest palpitations, hallucinations, and suicidal thoughts or behavior. There are some other side effects of this medication that can be counted as Indigestion, increased sweating, loss of appetite, weight loss, headaches, constipation, nervousness etc.

Zoloft Precautions

Before taking Zoloft Sertraline drug, warnings and precautions to be aware of include such things as an increased risk for suicidal thinking or behavior with the drug. Other warnings and precautions for Zoloft users concern not taking the medication for bipolar disorder, a condition that often causes symptoms similar to those seen with depression. If the person is taking a MAOI inhibitor, or have taken one in the last two weeks, then he or she should not take Zoloft. Other anti depressants may increase the risk of suicidal thinking or behavior in children, teenagers, and adults there it is suggested that the patients should take advice from their healthcare provider before taking it.

Zoloft Sertraline Drug Interactions

In the case of Zoloft, drug interactions may occur with medications such as lithium, pimozide, and aspirin. Other medications that can react with Zoloft include warfarin, ibuprofen, and linezolid. Some interactions can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome, which can be dangerous. Alcohol and Zoloft are also a negative combination, causing unwanted side effects. Taking Zoloft with certain arrhythmia medications can increase the level of arrhythmia medication in the blood, increasing the risk of side effects.

Zoloft Overdose Symptoms

If any person takes more Zoloft Sertraline drug than the doctor prescribes, then the person could face an overdose on the medication. Common symptoms of a Zoloft overdose may include vomiting, increased heart rate, and drowsiness. Overdosing on Zoloft can lead to serious health problems in about some cases, such overdoses can lead to loss of life. If the patient overdoses on Zoloft, then he /she should look for medical attention immediately.

 

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