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

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I was taking Zoloft...

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

Doctor's Assistant: How is your mood? Are you experiencing regular sleep disturbances (e.g. trouble falling asleep, waking up early)?

My mood is ok ,i have no problem sleeping nor waking up

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Psychologist should know?

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

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been feeling this way? Have you reached out to anyone about this yet?

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 8 months ago
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Mental Health Professional: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 8 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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Mental Health Professional: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 8 months ago

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