Plz tell me your stories on zoloft coz i am desperate. Plz help me.

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I started zoloft 3 months ago.This wednesday it will be my 13 weeks on zoloft.The first month was living the hell on earth.I have suffered some much from side effects such insomia,vivid dreams,nausea,burning sensation on my back and arms,lose weight.Didnt left my house for 15 days coz i didnt want to go out.But i didnt give up.The 2 month (after 8weeks) i was feeling a little bit good.And the third month i was soooo much better.I enjoyed going out the house,hanging out my friends,spending time with my familly,laughing and feeling so good.Obviously i wasnt totally cured but feeling so much better than the previously months.I returned to uni and having good time.But i was stressing so much about exams.And after the periods i was feeling so bad again.The naightmare is back.I have 3 days that i am crying without a reason.The burning sensation is back.i am feelin dizzy,lightheaded,i dont want to go out again.just lying in bad.Why now?I was feeling so good :'(.In total i have 13 weeks (on wednesday 13.01.2016 it will be 13 weeks).One month i was at 50 mg zoloft +xanax at the morning and 1 xanax at the night.2months and still at 50 mg zoloft +1 xanax in the morning and 25 mg zoloft + 1 xanax in the evening.I am on zoloft for pure o,anxiety,depression.

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    Sorry you're going through hell...if I were you speak to your Dr. There has to be something else he can give or adjust your med. I don't have depression at all. I only have anxiety and it comes out of the blue. I hate it! I'm hoping in next few weeks the meds reach my system and I feel better.

    Hang in there, but definitely ask your Dr. You'll be amazed whats out there for you. No one should have to suffer.

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    This was normal for me I had blips every couple weeks some lasting a week long, I was having two good weeks a month, it takes time, I'm now six months in and so much more stronger and better I still have the occasional off day
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    I just wanted to know that this is normal or not?!Thank you for the means the world to me to know that is something normal.This forum helped me a lot to know that i am not alone in this situation.God bless as all.
  • Posted

    Hi Ana, how much xanax are you taking? why both?  Xanax is great but is only good for 3-4 hours. Valium last all day long. ;-)
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    ​it will get better, i was exactly the same , took almost 3 months to feel very good and then the odd blip where it could last a week or more then back to normal far 3rd week and still feel really good, not exactly how i want to be but glad to be here.

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      I really hope so Wayne... lol...  I was on Lexapro for 8 years and stupid me decided I felt so great, i'll wean off... So I did over a 3 month period (so not as much side effects)... well now I was 2.5 months off of everything and BAM! Anxiety and panic attacks again.... I then asked my Dr. to put me back on something.... I told him "let's try something different this time"... so I'm on 50 mg of Zoloft...I started slow at 25 mg.... now it's been 8 days on 50 and I still feel anxious... NO better...  It's really frustrating...  I hope it's just because it's new to me?... I work in a school and am here with this lump in my throat....  I hate it! ! ... thanks for your feedback!  smile
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    Hello, Ana!  Although I have nothing more to contribute in the way of advice beyond that of other posts, I want to wish you a good day today!  

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