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I was taking Zoloft 150 mg once a day then the doctor

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changed it to 200 mg...
I was taking Zoloft 150 mg once a day then the doctor changed it to 200 mg per day so how long does the other 50 start to work together with the 150
JA: How is your mood? Are you experiencing regular sleep disturbances (e.g. trouble falling asleep, waking up early)?
Customer: My mood is ok ,i have no problem sleeping nor waking up
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Psychologist should know?
Customer: I used to live on the east coast of Florida and I used to work and then I retired and moved to the West Coast a Florida which I don't happen to like very much so being that I used to get depression years ago by me making this move it just so I could change my whole life because I did not like it here like I said I'm trying to get used to it but my depression is still here and my doctor up my medicine from 1:50 to 2 and I just want to know how long is it going to take for the 50% more than he added to start working
JA: How long have you been feeling this way? Have you reached out to anyone about this yet?
Customer: Yes I have a psychiatrist in the east coast that I see like every 6 months and he prescribes my medication and I was doing well with just a Zoloft and then he also gave me Wellbutrin and I still don't feel right
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Mental Health Professional: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 2 months ago
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Mental Health Professional: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 2 months ago

It may take 4 to 8 weeks to notice a change on the increased dose of the zoloft. Every patient is different with how quickly they respond to dose changes. Its important to take the medication every day as directed.

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