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Brand & Generic Names; Drug Classes

US brand name: Zoloft
Generic name: sertraline

Drug Class(es)

Primary drug class: Antidepressants
Additional drug class(es): SSRIs, Anxiolytics/Anti-anxiety

Approved & Off-Label Uses (Indications)

Zoloft’s US FDA Approved Treatment(s)

  • Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) approved 30 December 1991
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in both adults (approved 28 October 1996) and children (approved October 1997)
  • Panic Disorder (July 1997)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Zoloft was approved for short-term (acute) use on 7 December 1999 (fitting date), and for chronic (long-term) use on 16 August 2001 (just in time!).
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) (approved 20 May 2002)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder (approved 10 February 2003)

Uses Approved Overseas but not in the US

Off-Label Uses of Zoloft

When & If Zoloft Will Work

Zoloft’s Usual Onset of Action (when it starts working)

Like all SSRIs anywhere from a couple days to over a month, although you should more awake and energetic in two to four days. If you don’t feel any positive benefit after four-six weeks, then you should talk to your doctor about either another SSRI or trying a med that hits another neurotransmitter. Return to Table of Contents

Likelihood of Working

Zoloft is better for conditions in the anxiety spectrum than those in the depression spectrum. Which is funny given how agitated and nervous it makes a lot of people feel. Zoloft does work well for depression defined by sleeping too much, eating too much, and withdrawing from the world.

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Taking and Discontinuing

How to Take Zoloft

In the PI sheet Pfizer recommends:
50 mg once a day for adults with MDD and OCD
. That’s where you start, that’s where you stay.
For adults with PTSD, panic & social anxiety disorders - start at 25 mg once a day and after a week increase it to 50 mg a day.

We suggest:

  • Everybody starts at 12.5–25mg and waits at least two weeks, if you can, before increasing by 12.5–25mg a day.
  • And increase the dosage only if you need to.

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How to Stop Taking Zoloft (discontinuation / withdrawal)

The usual way with SSRIs. Reduce your dosage by 12.5–25mg each week. If the discontinuation syndrome is too harsh you have two options, getting a prescription for the oral solution and reducing your dosage by whatever you can tolerate, or getting a prescription for 10mg fluoxetine capsules and take 20mg a day (if you’re at 25mg of Zoloft) for two weeks and 10mg a day for another two weeks. Return to Table of Contents

Zoloft’s Pros and Cons


  • The slight, but noticeable, dopamine action Zoloft has is often enough to get you out of bed and back to work within a couple of days. You might still be depressed for another two-four weeks, but at least you don’t have to lie in bed staring at the ceiling and ruminating on how much your life sucks.
  • That also makes weight gain less likely.
  • Zoloft has the lowest rate of cardiovascular side effects of any SSRI.

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  • The slight dopamine action Zoloft has makes it the worst Serotonin-[sorta-]Selective Reuptake Inhibitor to take if bipolar is known or suspected.
  • Definitely the worst to have taken if your bipolar diagnosis was a surprise.
    • By “the worst” I don’t mean it’s more likely than any other SSRI to trigger mania, that’s the same as all the others. No, by “the worst” I mean you’re more likely to have a dysphoric, smash everything in site, scare the shit out of the kids, have the neighbors call the cops mania instead of a euphoric, max out your credit cards, drive to Vegas and marry a complete stranger mania.
    • Then again, it’s difficult to truly gauge “worst.”
  • While the dopamine action is in the right place to make you sweaty and nervous (like Wellbutrin), and to exacerbate insomnia, it’s nowhere near the right place to prevent sexual side effects.

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Interesting Stuff your Doctor Probably didn’t Tell You about Zoloft

  • Zoloft has some interesting pharmacokinetics
    • If you take the tablets with food you’ll get a 25% increase in Zoloft’s peak plasma - the most you’d have in your blood - and it will happen faster, dropping from 8 hours to 5.5.
    • If you take the oral concentrate with food you won’t get any more out of it, but it will take longer to reach that peak amount, from 5.9 to 7 hours.
    • Increased and/or delayed peak plasma when taking meds with food happens all the time. But these numbers only make sense if the volunteers were professional lab rats.
  • Zoloft is one of the few modern antidepressants (not a TCA or MAOI) where taking a month’s worth all at once could possibly kill you.
    • You’d need a prescription for 150–200mg a day, and the odds are still 99-to-1 against you dying
      • unless you take other stuff with it - then who knows what the odds are - but it’s still a greater than zero chance.

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Zoloft’s Potential Side Effects

Potential Side Effects All Crazy Meds Have

No matter which neurological and/or psychiatric drug you take, you’ll probably get one or more of these side effects. These will usually be gone, or at least will diminish to the point where you barely notice it most of the time, within a week or two.

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness / fatigue - even when taking stimulants in some circumstances.
  • Insomnia, instead of or alternating with the drowsiness.
  • Nausea
  • Assorted other minor GI complaints (constipation, diarrhea, etc.)
  • Generally feeling spacey / out of it
    • Which can all add up to the ever-helpful “flu-like symptoms” listed as an adverse event on the PI sheet of practically every medication on the planet used to treat almost any condition humans and other animals could have.1
  • All crazy meds can, and probably will affect your dreams as well. There is no way of telling if that will be good or bad, let alone if this side effect is permanent or temporary.
  • Any of the above side effects you see listed again below means they’re even more likely to happen and/or stick around longer and/or are worse than most other meds.

Typical Potential Side Effects

While Zoloft (sertraline) has the usual side effects for SSRIs, they aren’t as typical as most SSRIs:

  • headache
  • dry mouth
  • sweating
    • more so than any other SSRI
  • assorted sex problems
    • Typical, because it is an SSRI, but less likely and less bad than all the others.
  • insomnia
  • diarrhea
  • nausea
    • The various gastro-intestinal problems are often worse than with other SSRIs.
    • You’re also way more likely to have diarrhea than constipation, so Zoloft and IBS aren’t a good match.
  • Zoloft is the SSRI least likely to cause weight gain.

Most everything usually goes away within a couple of weeks.

I originally wrote that you were less likely to have GI problems with Zoloft than with other SSRIs. That’s what I get for getting too much evidence from the bipolar with our paradoxical reactions. Sorry. Return to Table of Contents

Uncommon Potential Side Effects

  • Sweatiness, like really sweaty all the time.
  • Although getting a little sweaty isn’t all that odd for an SSRI, Zoloft is a very “nervous” drug, much more so than the others in this class. Zoloft (sertraline) is almost Wellbutrin-like in how it can sometimes make you sweaty, shaky and generally uncomfortable in your own skin.
    • Which I find hilariously ironic, as Zoloft is approved and fairly effective for panic disorder and social anxiety disorder, and used off-label for generalized anxiety disorder.
  • Making the symptoms worse
    • While making symptoms worse is a potential side effect of all drugs, from non-prescription meds you get at a grocery store to the most expensive chemotherapy on the planet, Zoloft (sertraline) has a fairly high rate (i.e. around 1–2%) of screwing you over with this one2. If any medication makes your symptoms worse, call your doctor immediately.

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Freaky Rare Side Effects

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What You Really Need to be Careful About

While every antidepressant was slapped with a warning about suicidal thoughts and behavior during the height of anti-psychiatry hysteria, Zoloft is actually one you need to be especially careful with. Like a large number of the instances when that sort of thing happened, it was due to the person being bipolar. It doesn’t help that Zoloft is the only SSRI where you can actually kill yourself with a month’s supply of pills (assuming an especially high dosage of 150–200mg a day, which some people actually take).

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Pregnancy Category

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Zoloft’s Half-Life & How Long Until It Clears Your System

Half-life: 26 hours , plasma clearance: five to six days.

Steady State

Steady state reached in 4–7 days, concentration is 38.9 ng/ml

Half-life is the average time it takes for you to process half of the drug’s active ingredient. If a drug has a half-life of around 24 hours and you take a dose of 100mg, you’ll have roughly the equivalent a 50mg dose after one day, a 25mg dose after two days, and so on. The rule of thumb is: multiply the half-life by five and you get how long it is for the dose you took to be cleared from your bloodstream3, so there’s nothing swimming around to attach itself to your brain and start doing stuff. That’s called “plasma clearance.” Complete clearance is a complex equation based on a lot of factors which may or may not: be published in the PI sheet, include personal data like your weight, or even completely figured out by corporate and independent researchers. It usually winds up being 2–5 days after plasma clearance no matter what4, but can take weeks. Sometimes a drug will clear from your brain and other organs before it clears from your blood.

Steady state is the flipside of half-life. This is when you can expect to get over side effects caused by fluctuating amounts of a medication in your bloodstream. Often, but not always the same amount of time as the plasma clearance above.

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How sertraline Works

the current best guess at any rate
Sertraline is the second-most potent SSRI on the US market (Paxil is the most potent)5. With its action as a dopamine reuptake inhibitor and its effect on the 5HT1A receptors, Zoloft probably affects dopamine enough, directly and indirectly, to have a meaningful impact, both good and bad, on side effects. Zoloft may also work on the sigma 1 receptors, and that would explain why it’s so effective for anxiety disorders.

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Active Ingredient

sertraline hydrochloride

The active ingredient is usually the same as the generic name, but more often than not it’s a chemical salt of the substance identified as the generic. E.g. Fluoxetine is the generic for Prozac, but the active ingredient is fluoxetine hydrochloride (or HCl). It usually doesn’t make much of a difference outside of the more esoteric aspects of a drug’s pharmacology, but not always.

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Shelf Life

Tablets: 5 years. Return to Table of Contents

Zoloft’s Noted Drug-Drug, Drug-Food & Drug-Supplement Interactions

  • Grapefruit juice
  • Tegretol
  • Other SSRIs , triptins , Ultram (tramadol) , or any serotonergic agent . Zoloft does have a history of serotonin syndrome.
  • Zoloft oral concentrate (liquid) and ANTABUSE don’t mix.
    • You can drink the oral concentrate with water, ginger ale, lemon/lime soda, lemonade or orange juice only.

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Name, Address, Serial Number (Generic and Overseas Availability)

Available in the US as a generic? Yes

Other Trade Names and Overseas Availability

Not including controlled/extended/sustained release suffixes (Efexor ER, Trevilor retard e.g.) or branded generics that are a hyphenate of the generic name and the drug company name (Apo-Citalopram e.g.).

Available as Zoloft in These Countries

Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Uruguay, Venezuela

Available as Generic Sertraline in These Countries

Belgium (probably the entire EU by now), Colombia, Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand

Transliterated, Overseas Trade and Branded Generic Names

  • Altruline : Mexico
  • Aremis : Spain
  • Atruline : Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
  • Besitran : Spain
  • Deprax : Chile
  • Dominum : Colombia, Peru
  • Doxime : Paraguay
  • Gladem : Austria, Germany
  • Lesefer : Colombia
  • Lustral : England, Ireland, Israel
  • Sosser : Colombia
  • Zolof : Colombia
  • Zosert : India
  • Fatral : Indonesia
  • Fridep : Indonesia
  • Nudep : Indonesia
  • Seltra : Korea
  • Sercerin : Brazil
  • Serlain : Belgium
  • Serlift : Malaysia
  • Sertranex : Colombia
  • Sertranquil : Colombia
  • Traline : Korea

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Shapes & Sizes (How Supplied)

  • 25 mg tablet
  • 50 mg tablet
  • 100 mg tablet
  • 20mg/mL oral concentrate

OK, Pfizer keeps telling us that there’s not much evidence that Zoloft works any better at dosages above 50mg a day, so the 100mg tablets must be so you can split them in half and save money, right? And if the recommended dosage for everything is 50mg a day, why the hell is the oral concentrate the equivalent of a non-existent 20mg tablet? Return to Table of Contents

Comments, PI Sheet, Ratings, Reviews and More


While Zoloft is no more likely to trigger mania than any other SSRI, due to that dopaminergic kick the symptoms it triggers are a lot worse. Zoloft just gets you way more agitated and sets of these nasty dysphoric manias in the bipolar, which can be a very harsh way to discover that one is bipolar. With the other SSRIs and SNRIs it’s a coin toss as to whether they’ll trigger euphoric manias that will send you on spending sprees or marrying people you just meet, or trigger dysphoric manias that make you destroy all the furniture in a room. But with Zoloft the odds are heavily in favor of the dysphoric mania. That may be why the poor little Zoloft lozenge quit shilling Zoloft so heavily for depression, and now primarily touts its efficacy for social anxiety, panic disorder, PTSD, and PMDD. Then again it could be that Zoloft is just testing better in studies for its other approved uses. In any event, that’s you need to be extra careful with Zoloft, more than most others antidepressants, when it comes to watching out for suicidal thoughts and behavior.

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Pages and Forum Topics Google Thinks are Relevant to Your Mental Health

Full US PI sheet, Global SPCs & PILs, Other Consumer Review & Rating Sites, and Other Sites that may be of Interest

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1 As well as being an indication of half of said conditions.

2 Making the symptoms worse seems to be something meds that affect the sigma-1 receptors, like Luvox and Zoloft, are more likely to do than other meds.

3 Based on Julien's calculations from A Primer of Drug Action, the half-life multiplied by five is the generally accepted estimate of how long it takes a single dose of any given drug to be eliminated from the blood stream/plasma of someone with a normal metabolism. That's also the rough estimate for steady state if they can't get, or won't provide a number for that.

4 For crazy meds. I have no idea what the average complete clearance is for other types of medications. For all I know there are drugs that utterly vanish from your system in under five passes, and others that won't let go of your squishy bits for years after you stop taking them.

5 In terms of sheer raw power of pure sertraline at serotonin transporter binding sites. All sorts of other factors are involved in determining a drug's potency. As I write all over the place "potency" and "efficacy" are two completely different things. See the pages on SSRI & SNRI Dosage Equivalents and Pharmacokinetics for more information.

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1 While there are plenty of books to help you with hypochondria, for some reason there’s not much in the way of websites. Then again, staying off of the Internet is a large part of curing/managing the disorder.

2 Remember kids, Microsloth operating systems are like TOS Star Trek movies with in that every other one sucks way, way more. With TOS Star Trek movies you don’t want to bother watching the odd-numbered ones. With Microsloth OS you don’t want to buy and install the even-numbered ones. Anyone who remembers ME and Vista knows what I mean.

3 Have I mentioned how open source operating systems for commercial applications is one of the dumbest ideas in the history of dumb ideas?* I don’t even need my big-ass rant any more. Heartbleed has made my case for me. And that’s just the one that got all the media attention. The very nature of an open source operating system makes security as much of an illusion as anonymity on teh Intergoogles. Before you flip out too much: the domain Crazymeds is hosted on uses a version of SSL that is not affected by the Heartbleed bug. That’s one of the many reasons why I pay a lot of money and keep this site on Lunarpages.

* Yes, I know I’m using open source browsers. I also test the site using the now-defunct IE and Safari browsers. Their popularity - and superiority - killed IE and Safari, so that’s why I rely on the open source browsers. It’s like brand vs. generic meds. Sometimes the generic is better than the brand.

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