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Zoloft question
I started zoloft this week and I find that I am not depressed, but I am sweating a lot. it is listed as a side effect, will this go away? I don't want to feel like this either.  would welbrution do the same? are there other meds I could take without this side effect?
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I did a quick check on medhelp on Zoloft and sweating, and found this post:

"I've been on zoloft for 2yrs. just uped to 200mlg. and the night sweats have gottensooo bad. is there any chance they will go away?"

by Hensley258 [This user is a Community Leader for this forum]
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Apr 19, 2008 11:39PM
To: jjaberwaky
I'm right there with you. Many of these AD meds can cause excessive sweating.

I have gotten that same side effect from nearly every AD med I have ever taken.
For me it got a bit better over time, until I switched to a tri-cyclic which is even worse for sweating.

Nothing is worse than waking up in the middle of the night with a soaked pillow.
If I keep a fan on my face at night I find this helps evaporate much of the sweat and really helps.

This sweating is the only side effect I find hard to deal with.

I hope this info. is of value...
-xan-
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Sorry to hear about your side effects. Some people that take SSRI meds like Zoloft report no sweating issues, but I have heard from some that report this problem. That includes me too.

The sweating can get better after about 3 months. It will take time for your body to adjust. I would give it some time and see what happens.

I think part of my problem is that I have always been a hot blooded person. I enjoy the cool weather and have little tolerence for the heat.
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