Sertaline will be the death of me! Help?!?

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I took my first one yesterday and within an hour I felt soooo off me head I was sick everywhere twice! I was dizzy me pupils were hugeee I was shakey over heating it was horrible! And then today I can't eat😞 I feel worse then I ever have before someone give me some peace of mind or advice please 

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    Hey Rachel sorry to hear you feel like this again today, just try and lay down, deep breaths and maybe some music to take your mind off how you feel.

    I was speaking to a family member who is a doctor because i just wanted some information before i start taking anything, they can make you feel pretty rough until your body adjusts to it being in your system, i promise you will feel better soon after you adjust and the meds will start to work x

    Lay down, breathe slowly and watch a film or listen to music if you can smile

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    hi i felt awfull when i 1st started setraline, it soon settles but im concern you felt sick if it doesnt get better in a few days call your gp, hope it helps
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    Hi rachel

    it sounds like you're having a reaction to the sertraline. Do you have a temperature?

    Im not a doctor but it sounds like a reaction.

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      That's what I was thinking my mam called the doctor today and she's gona call back and wel see then I'm not taking anymore till I've spoken to my doc cus last night was honestly one the worst nights of my life😞 have myself fully convinced now I have a brain tumour😞
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    I'm quite sure you don't have a brain tumour. The symptoms came on very quickly after you took the tablet. I had a dreadful time with sertraline. Good luck. I think you're right not to take any more.
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    My daughter too has just started on Sertraline. She was very poorly at first but is now on her 18th day of taking them and is much better. The only thing I can say to you is to stick with them and the horrible side effects that you are having will wear off.  Please give them a chance and do not stop taking them. If you have any concerns please speak to your doctor and tell him about how you are feeling.
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    Yes Rachel she was absolutely terrible.  She could not sleep, was sick, shaking violently, in  a really bad place but she has been to see me today and she was actually laughing.  Not to say she does not still have her down days but with the help of time and medication, I am sure she will improve. Please do not be frightened to take the sleeping tablets. My daughter was so against any medication and struggled on her own for quite some time before she agreed to take the anti depressants. Like I said please give them a chance.
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