as some already know, im on my 8th day of taking zoloft and klonopin.
i was taking 25 mg of zoloft then sunday night i up'ed to 50 mg.
i take both the pills right before i go to bed, at 10 pm.
since i've up'ed my dosage i've been more tired during the day (maybe because i have to get use to the increased dose). But the thing is, i've been waking up around 4 am every morning & cant get back to sleep. im usually a late sleeper so i know it has to be the meds!
should i start taking the zoloft in the afternoon.
would it have any effects if i change the time i usually take it?
It is different with various people, and as you know, I am also on Zoloft. I actually take mine in the early evening because if I take it any later I also cannot sleep. Make sure you discuss it with your doctor first though.
I don't think so, but I am not a doctor Another thing you can do, is call your pharmacist where you had your perscription filled. They are very knowledgeable and it just takes a quick call and that is what they are there for; that is what I do whenever I have a question about my meds. With mine, it just says take one a day. I usually take it at 6, but I have forgotten to take it and have taken it at 8. As long as it is once a day around the same time, it never affected me in any adverse way. The last time I was on it 3 years ago, I actually took it in the morning.
Also, in my experience, as you go up in dosage, you do feel the effects for a little bit, but it will level off again. I know that there is anxiety going on this sometimes, but remember you get more side effects from many OTC meds; I have much worse side effects if I take a Claritan than Zoloft.
You are doing the right thing by talking to your doc....I just don't want to give bad advice:) I realize that each of us are different in how tolerate medications, but overall I think that it will help along with talking it through with someone. I am glad that you keep me informed and feel free to ask any questions on the forum or through a Personal Message. I gain motivation and inspiration on a daily basis from people like you that confront these issues.
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