worse anxiety but better socially

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hey all

so I've been on zoloft for a month now started with 200 mg

for the first time in my life I've been better socially and that's why I took the drug in the first place.

but my anxiety and gad got way way worse , to a point I can't handle anymore

what should I do stop the med ?

or wait it out and this anxiety will go away ?

or should I decrease the dose ? but I'm afraid if I decrease my social anxiety will come back

please I need advise and support as my psychiatrist is out of country

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    Hi Kareem, i would go back and speak to your GP. 200mg is the maximum recommended dose for Sertraline (brand name Zoloft). It is usually prescribed at starting dose of 50mg daily and then incremental increases of 50mg over a number of months if not responding to lower dosages. I've never heard of anyone starting on a maximum dose of 200mg.

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