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Zoloft Start Up

Hello my name is John and I have been having trouble with anxiety since February 2010, some days are good but other days are bad its up and down.  I am very hesitant about taking SSRI's.  I tried one 20mg Celexa and it was the worst experience I have ever had so I stopped that.  Now the doctor is giving me 50mg Zoloft and was wondering how bad the start up side effects are, and if they are bad to keep taking it?
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Sometimes it takes awhile before you find the right medication.
It's really hard to tell by 1 pill whether or not it's going to work.  Many side effects from these types medication subside within a short time and then their benefit kicks in.
Only you can tell whether or not your better off trying to find a medication that helps.
Give them a fair trial and follow your doctors instructions.  Take one day at a time and see how it goes.
Let us know how you are doing.
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