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So it seems like you are making some progress as some of your symptoms seem to lessening due to the 100mg of the Zoloft, which is a good thing. It usually takes around 2-3 months on the Zoloft to achieve a maximum benefit, so I would say that 2 weeks is too early right now
I would wait another 2 weeks and if your intrusive thoughts are not continuing to lessen then you can go up to 150mg or to 200mg on the Zoloft. I would advise going up to 150mg because this may be effective for you and will reduce the chance of side effects
You do not want to increase too fast on this medication as that can cause side effects and you want to achieve the lowest therapeutic dosage for yourself
So in the next two weeks if you notice a gradual drop in your intrusive thoughts then it seems like this dosage is working for you and it just takes time to accumulate in your body
If you notice a plateau of your intrusive thoughts, then it would suggest that this dosage may not be enough for you
Well then you can go to 150mg if you would like, I do not want you to lose hope, you may get some side effects of agitation and restlessness, but these usually go away in 2-3 weeks. Usually the effective dose for your symptoms are 150-200mg with the Zoloft. I jsut wanted to point out that this medication does appear to be working as you notice the intrusive thoughts are not as bad, so that is a positive for you
If you did not notice any benefits at the 100mg of Zoloft I would have been more concerned that this medication was not effective for you, but because you noticed some benefits is a good sign
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Here are also a list of the common and rare side effects associated with Zoloft, usually the common ones are temporary
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Hi I just upped my dose from 100 to 150mg this will be my second day. I was not able to see my doctor in person but she did a phone appointment. I forgot to ask how long will I see full effects of the 150mg of Zoloft ?
Hi this is my 2 week at 150 mg of Zoloft. I am feeling a little jittery my hands are a bit shaky but nothing to bothersome. I also feel a bit anxious at times. Is this normal? and will it go away?