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How is Week 3 of weaning Zoloft going?

How is Week 3 of weaning Zoloft going?

Week 3 of weaning: Today is my first day of taking 1/4 of a 50 mg daily dosage (12.5 mg). Again, cut with a knife. I don’t care that it makes me sound like a barbarian. It’s working for me. How do I feel so far? Freakin’ awesome. I am much happier today with myself than I was 3 weeks ago.

How manymg of Zoloft should I take before tapering off?

While no specific schedule can be applied to all individuals, a person taking the upper maintenance level dosage of Zoloft (200 mg) might proceed through dosages of 200mg, 150mg, 100mg, 75mg, and 50mg as he tapers off.

How long does the discontinuation syndrome last for Zoloft?

The symptoms usually last one to two weeks, but, in some instances, they may gradually decrease over a period as long as a year. 1  Discontinuation syndrome may occur for anyone but is most common in people who have been on a medication for many months or many years.

What happens if you take Zoloft 100mg a day?

The GP ignored our referral request to Psychologist and prescribed Zoloft 100mg once a day taken at night. Not long we noticed that she started to lose her mood, no energy, appetite and sleeping all the time like a dead body. She gained more pounds.

Week 3 of weaning: Today is my first day of taking 1/4 of a 50 mg daily dosage (12.5 mg). Again, cut with a knife. I don’t care that it makes me sound like a barbarian. It’s working for me. How do I feel so far? Freakin’ awesome. I am much happier today with myself than I was 3 weeks ago.

When to wean off of sertraline and trazadone?

In 2 weeks I felt much better,so began to try a reduced dosage of both sertraline and trazadone (25 mg of each) I stopped the trazadone as soon as I felt was acceptable and returned to my maintance dose of 25 mg of sertraline. I feel good and plan to stay on the minimum 25 mg dose. Expand…

How long does it take to taper off Zoloft?

Gradually tapering off Zoloft under a doctor’s supervision can reduce or avoid the symptoms altogether. Usually, sertraline’s dose is gradually reduced over around four weeks. A sample taper schedule is reducing the dose by 50 mg every 5–7 days to a final dose of 25–50 mg before the drug is stopped.

How often should I take 25MG of Zoloft?

A 25mg daily dose is therapeutic if it works well for YOU. “A dosage of 25 mg or 50 mg per day is the initial therapeutic dosage. For adults and pediatric patients, subsequent dosages may be increased in case of an inadequate response in 25 to 50 mg per day increments once a week, depending on tolerability,…