Is 50 mg of Zoloft effective?

Is 50 mg of Zoloft effective?

The maximum dose of Zoloft is 200 mg per day (which can be taken as two 100 mg tablets). Most studies suggest that the most effective dose of Zoloft is 50 mg per day. This dose is proven to be the most effective and tolerable dose for most patients.

How long does it take for Zoloft to work for depression?

Sleep, energy, or appetite may show some improvement within the first 1-2 weeks. Improvement in these physical symptoms can be an important early signal that the medication is working. Depressed mood and lack of interest in activities may need up to 6-8 weeks to fully improve.

How long should I stay on sertraline?

Once you’re feeling better it’s likely that you’ll continue to take sertraline for several more months. Most doctors recommend that you take antidepressants for 6 months to a year after you no longer feel depressed.

What kind of pill is Zoloft 50 mg?

Pill with imprint ZOLOFT 50 MG is Blue, Elliptical / Oval and has been identified as Zoloft 50 mg. It is supplied by Roerig. Zoloft is used in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder; major depressive disorder; panic disorder; depression; post traumatic stress disorder and belongs to the drug class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.

What kind of depression is Zoloft used for?

Zoloft is used in the treatment of depression; panic disorder; social anxiety disorder; major depressive disorder; obsessive compulsive disorder (and more), and belongs to the drug class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.

Are there any side effects to taking Zoloft?

The only annoying side effects I’ve experienced are mild nausea if i take it without food and lower libido. This pill has changed my life and honestly saved my life. I am so much more productive and energetic, I no longer have racing thoughts and cry for hours every night.

How old do you have to be to take Zoloft for depression?

Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. Do not give Zoloft to anyone younger than 18 years old without the advice of a doctor. Zoloft is FDA-approved for children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It is not approved for treating depression in children.