Night sweats

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After 4 months on sertraline still getting awful night sweats.  Do they ever go away.  Also insomnia is back.  That may be due to the night sweats.  At my wits end.

lynda

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    Hi Lynda I am 61 and have been on sertraline for around 5 years now.  I do get night sweats but also feel hot during the day as well sometimes.   I think the hot during the day bit is the drug but the hot flushes and night sweats are hormonal.  Although I went through the change 10/12 years ago I still get them.   Some women get hot flushes for life unfortunately sad 

    I find the other side effects of sertraline are a dry mouth,  insomnia,  and nasty dreams.   However I find this a good trade off as my depression is much more under control these days.  Maybe you should have a chat with your doctor if you are concerned.  x

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      Hi Hypercat

      thks for responding.  I think perhaps you are right.  The night sweats are probably hormonal. Like you I went through menopause many years ago. I just wonder why the night sweats now.  I also get hot during the day.  Not fun. 

      Lynda

       

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