Has anyone heard of Sertraline? I know its an anti depression but has anyone used it?

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I am feeling very down, depressed in fact suicidal.

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    I hope you have been in touch with your GP.

    You could contact the samaritans and talk to someone there maybe.

    http://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you

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    My original reply is awaiting approval. But google the Samaritans and maybe talk to someone there.

    Best wishes.

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    I know about them I was one.
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    I've sent you a PM
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    I started Sertraline 50mg 4yrs ago, I was put on it as I had got a lot of Family problems & am very bad with OCD, I had been on Efexor 175mg, & before that was on Seroxat, About 2yrs for the Efexor with the dosage being increased as needed, the Seroxat did not agree with me @ all I had bad thoughts so I went to my Doctor & was taken off it. The Efexor seamed to stop working as my moods were changing & I was getting scared of myself and scared for my Family as I would lose my temper. I went to see my Doctor for a review & it was decided that I would have a change of Medication, & that is when I started Sertraline 50mg, it took a couple of wks to kick in. Over the Past few yrs I have had a lot going on in my life so my tablets have increased to 150mg, but I find that if I miss a dose I really notice it, so I have to say I like Sertraline very much they work for me, I hope this Helps you & I wish you all the best.. Xx
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    Thank you for this help blueflowers
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    Not a problem, anything is worth a try. I just want you to know you are not alone. There are plenty of help lines out there & if you are having Bad thoughts you could ring the crisis team & they could talk to you over the phone or call with you no matter what time, Please keep your chin up & know that Mental Health is nothing to be a shamed of, you just have to remember as I said @ the start you are not Alone. Goodluck & keep blogging it Helps. X
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