Zoloft: Benefits and Information
Zoloft: How is it taken and what should I
Zoloft should be taken exactly as
prescribed, which usually means once a day, either in the morning or the
is available in both capsule or oral concentrate forms. In order to prepare
Zoloft oral concentrate you should use the dropper provided. Measure out the
amount of concentrate prescribed by your physician and then mix it with 4 oz. of
water, ginger ale, lemon/lime soda, lemonade, or orange juice. (You should not
mix the concentrate with any other type of beverage.) You should drink the
mixture immediately and not save it for later use. A slight haze has been
noticed at times after mixing, but this is relatively normal.
usually see some improvement from Zoloft within several days to a few weeks.
Most physicians recommend that you take it for at least several months. Zoloft
has been found to make your mouth dry. Some people have found that sucking on
hard candy, chewing gum, or chewing on ice may provide them temporary relief.
you miss a dose of Zoloft…
the forgotten dose as soon as you remember unless several hours have passed, at
which time you should just skip that does and try to get back into the dosing
routine as soon as possible. You should never try to catch up by doubling up on
your dose of Zoloft.
Zoloft storage instructions…
should always be stored at room temperature.
Information from the
The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Drugs - Sixth Edition
By Paul Susic MA Licensed
Psychologist Ph.D. Candidate
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