Zoloft is used to treat the symptoms of major depression. This medicine can be prescribed by your doctor if your general health condition allows it. Some illnesses or conditions can make it impossible for you to take Zoloft. Make sure you mention the following health conditions to your doctor in case of having them: bipolar disorder, suicidal thoughts, epilepsy or seizures, kidney or liver disease, or a history of drug abuse. Take Zoloft with a full glass of water with or without food. If you accidentally took more of this drug than prescribed and experience fast heartbeat, drowsiness, seizures, confusion, agitation, dizziness, and vomiting contact your local emergency room.
This medicine causes life-threatening lung problems in unborn babies. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, talk to your doctor before starting the treatment to learn more about the potential risks. Some of the side effects that you should not be worried about include dry mouth, mild nausea, upset stomach, loss of appetite, constipation, diarrhea, insomnia, drowsiness and dizziness. However, if these mild side effects persist for several days or even weeks consult your doctor as you may need a dose adjustment.