How Long Does Zoloft (Sertraline) Stay In Your System?
- 1. How Long Does Zoloft (Sertraline) Stay In Your System?
- 2. Zoloft (Sertraline) Prescription Fact
- 3. Zoloft (Sertraline) Regulations
- 4. Most Commonly Abused Drugs Containing Sertraline
- 5. How Zoloft (Sertraline) Affects The Brain And Body
- 6. Half-Life Of Zoloft (Sertraline)
- 7. Factors That Influence How Long Zoloft (Sertraline) Stays In Your System
- 8. How Long Does Zoloft (Sertraline) Stay In Your Urine and Blood?
- Zoloft (sertraline) is often prescribed to be taken once per day. The dosage can be taken with or without food.
- Dosages for Zoloft (sertraline) range between 50 mg and 200 mg.
- If you miss a dose of Zoloft (sertraline), do not take two doses the next time because this can have adverse consequences.
- Avoid drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs or taking any other type of antidepressant medication while taking Zoloft (sertraline). This increases the severity of side effects from the medications.
- Be aware of the most common side effects of the medication including diarrhea, dry mouth, headache, increased sweating and nausea. Less common side effects include difficulty with blood clotting and several other deadly medical conditions.
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- Dosage. The dosage of Zoloft (sertraline) that a person takes influence how quickly the medication leaves their system. While not always true, the greater amount of the medication that a person takes, the longer that it takes to eliminate the medication from that person’s body.
- Individual Physiology Factors. Various factors cause the same amount of Zoloft (sertraline) to leave one person’s body at a faster or slower rate than another. Some of these factors include age, genetics and sex. For example, the medication tends to leave the systems of younger patients faster.
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