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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of sertraline oral.

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Condition: Depression
4/22/2014 7:32:40 AM

Reviewer: Me, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started on 50mg taking half a tablet at night for ten days. It made me feel extremely "sick", "dizzy and disorientated" and my head felt heavy and "big". This usually occurred around 10am. I felt so bad that I would crawl into bed and sleep for about a hour. Usually felt a tinny bit better after I slept. As per the prescription I increased the dosage to one tablet a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
4/13/2014 7:45:12 PM

Reviewer: cats72, 35-44 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have thyroid problems in the past. This drug can restart the thyroid problems. So don't take it if you had a thyroid problem in the past.

Condition: Depression
3/23/2014 5:20:16 AM

Reviewer: noor, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
nice

Condition: Depression
3/12/2014 1:24:42 AM

Reviewer: krikit, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started out at 25 mg...after 4 days began to have vivid and frightening nightmares ~ waking up with rapid heartbeat and elevated blood pressure. I'd rather be depressed than risk having a heart attack or a stroke due to this worthless drug!!!!!

Condition: Depression
2/11/2014 3:33:59 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
They changed my med's around again. They started me on this one with another anti depressant (yes, I am one of those who is always depressed/anxiety)but it took a few weeks and an increase in dose and within days I felt like a normal person again. Really happy they went with this medication. This is the only one they increased the mgs on, and afterwards is when I started feeling better so I aw ... Show Full Comment

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