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I am a zoloft user i am 20 but if you go to your doctor and tell her your problems they will definitly put you on a low dosage like 20mg

Zoloft is a common antidepressant belonging to a class of drugs known as SSRIs. (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors). Although very commonly prescribed, they have been liked to an increase in suicidal thoughts in young people. Zolfoft along with the other SSRIs sould be monitored by health care professionals particularly when prescibed to adolescents.

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I've been taking it since I was 16, and now I take 100mg per day and it helps me.

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I'm fifteen and I'm on the generic of Zoloft, which is Sertraline. I take started with 100 mg, went up to 200 mg at one point, and am now at 150 mg. It hasn't really affected me. At one point I was having trouble with overheating, which we think was from a sleep aid. I do have some issues with controlling my temperature nowadays, but it's not bad enough to make me alter my medication intake. Hopefully this helps.

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I'm 17 and I've had some very bad experiences with zoloft. I've been on it for about seven months. For most of that time (on 50 and 100mg), I was fine. However, when I went from 100 to 75mg (due to symptoms of hypomania), I became suicidal on and off for about two weeks. However, this problem seems to have stopped now that I'm back on 50mg. These thoughts were unusual for me, although there is some chance that the suicide of a close friend could have led my own depression to become more severe. I would say give it a shot. Most people do not have suicidal thoughts while on it. And if you do, tell your doctor immediately and they can fix it very quickly. As long as you are not already suicidal and impulsive, I would give it a chance. If there is an unusual danger for you, your doctor will probably see it. They are normally pretty smart that way, after all, it is their job.

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