Drug: Zoloft

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Zoloft (Sertraline) is one of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants and a vital medication for various mental illness. It falls under the class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and is widely hailed for its efficiency in managing depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. This article seeks to give an overview on how Zoloft is used, benefits it has and the side effects that may be expected in order to help those who are curious about this drug.


Uses and Benefits


Zoloft is approved by the FDA for major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social phobia, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). It operates by increasing levels of serotonin in the brain which is a neurotransmitter that regulates mood, sleep and anxiety level.


The advantages of Zoloft include better mood, sleep, appetite as well as increased concentration while reducing anxiety feelings fearfulness senseless thoughts number of panic attacks. It has also been shown to lower compulsive behavior such as hand washing counting checking other things that interfere with daily living.


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