1st day taking Zoloft" how long til I feal normal

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does anyone know ..I took my first pill and about 2 hours later I had anxiety attack and diarrhea...now my anxiety is sky rocketed..can anyone who takes this stuff tell me what to expect..

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    Hi did you have these symptoms before you started the medication?
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    Hi, Mitch:  First of all, it takes a while to get into your system, and it is a new drug being introduced to your body, so with time, you will most likely get used to it and you will begin to feel normal once again, however, be sure to let your doctor know the symptoms you are having so he/she can adjust the dosage to suit your needs.  I hope you feel better soon...I went through the same thing when I began taking antidepressants for the first time....HUGS.
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    Any type of medication for anxiety takes time to get into your system I am taking sertraline and they say it can take between 4-6 weeks before you see any benefit from it, also one of the known side effects of any tablets for anxiety is that it makes your symptoms 10 times worse before it starts to get better it's just a case of believing it's the tablets that are heightening your anxiety (easier said than done I know) if you can stick with them but things will get worse (if that's possible) there is no quick fix, I've been struggling for a long time it's only now that I might have to believe what the doctors say that it is health anxiety! I hope things settle for you soon x
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