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Can Zoloft make you emotional?

Can Zoloft make you emotional?

Zoloft (sertraline) can raise the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior. Watch for new or worsening depression, suicidal thoughts or behavior, especially during the first few months of treatment or when the dose changes.

Can coming off sertraline make you emotional?

You may have anxiety, agitation, panic, suicidal ideation, depression, irritability, anger, mania, or mood swings. Bizarre sensations. You may experience brain zaps (like an electrical shock or shiver in your brain), pins and needles, ringing in the ears, strange tastes, or hypersensitivity to sound.

Is crying a side effect of antidepressants?

SSRI antidepressants are sometimes associated with something called emotional blunting. This can also include such symptoms as feeling indifferent or apathetic, being less able to cry and less able to experience the same degree of positive emotion as one normally would.

What did I do Before I started taking Zoloft?

Things that bothered me before I started taking Zoloft barely ruffled my feathers now. Pre-Zoloft, if I sent a text to a friend and didn’t hear back, I’d worriedly scroll through my messages to make sure I hadn’t said anything unwittingly offensive and course-correct if I thought I had.

Is it normal to not cry on antidepressants?

Even though crying was such a constant in our lives — and heightened to an acute degree pre-antidepressants — it took all of us a while to realize that it had stopped. “It took me a few months before I had the realization that not only had I not been crying, but also that I couldn’t cry, no matter how much I wanted to,” Courtney says.

How did I get over my inability to cry?

“It took me a few months before I had the realization that not only had I not been crying, but also that I couldn’t cry, no matter how much I wanted to,” Courtney says. “At first I found it liberating — it felt as though the medication was working.

How does Zoloft work as an antidepressant?

SSRIs function by making more serotonin available to your brain, and more serotonin means a better mood and less anxiety. Things that bothered me before I started taking Zoloft barely ruffled my feathers now.