Zoloft | sertraline
Medication Class: Selective Serotonin Inhibitor
Approval Date: December, 1991
What is Zoloft and how does it work
Zoloft is an antidepressant that works by increasing the levels of neurotransmitters (serotonin) in the brain. Therefore, it is classified as a selective serotonin inhibitor (SSRI).
What is Zoloft used for
How effective is Zoloft
What are interesting facts about Zoloft
What is the dosage of Zoloft and how is it administered
Zoloft is administered once daily by mouth in the morning or evening.
What are the side effects of Zoloft
Common: Dizziness, dry mouth, fatigue, sleepiness, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, insomnia, ejaculation failure, agitation, weight loss, reduced libido.
Serious: Suicide, manic episodes, seizures, serotonin syndrome, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, abnormal bleeding, low sodium, withdrawal symptoms (anxiety, tiredness, dizziness, headache, difficulty sleeping, confusion)
Zoloft drug interactions
What is the cost of Zoloft
$3.27-$11.19 per tablet for brand name.
How to obtain prescription assistance for Zoloft
For prescription assistance for Zoloft visit Pfizer Prescription Program.
References: Zoloft FDA Prescribing Information and Medication Guide
This medication summary is for information only and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment provided by a qualified health care provider.