When to take Zoloft?

Sertraline is used to treat:

Before you take sertraline, you should tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have other allergies.

Sertraline is effective for severe depression and also for dysthymia, a milder and more chronic variety of depression. According to a meta-analysis of 12 new antidepressants, Zoloft and Lexapro are the most efficient and acceptable in the acute-phase treatment of adults with unipolar major depression.

Sertraline was approved by Food and Drug Administration for children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) but do not give sertraline to anyone under 18 without consulting a doctor. It` s not approved for treating depression in children.

A small study showed that Zoloft might help some children and adolescents with refractory syncope but the following case reports indicated that Zoloft might itself cause syncope in adolescents and that Zoloft treatment of syncope may make it more frequent.


This medication is helping you to restore the balance of certain natural chemicals in the brain.

This medication may improve:

Zoloft may decrease:

It is important for you to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. Do not stop using this medication before consulting a doctor.

It may take up to four weeks before the full benefit of this medication takes effect.

If your condition persists or worsens, inform your doctor.

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