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This week I started on a 50 MG prescription of zoloft. I

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This week I started on a 50 MG prescription of zoloft. I have bad no side effects until last night. My pupils were dialated, I was shakey, cold, my fae was numb, I was tingly. It felt like there was a heavy weight on me, and I couldn't take a deep breath. My muscles felt heavy and my head as well. It really scared me. I feel OK but not 100 percent as my muscles are tired. Could this be seratonin syndrom? I know it can be fatal so I'm nervous. I take no other media atone beside a one a day vitamin aND 2000 iu's of D .
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I take no other medications
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

it sounds like you are having bad anxiety symptoms

your symptoms are not from serotonin syndrome.

zoloft 50mg is a safe starting dose.

over time, zoloft can help decrease your anxiety symptoms.

that is good you feel ok overall

continue to take your zoloft

and follow up with your doctor who gave you this prescription

let me know if you have questions.