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Zoloft (Sertraline)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Zoloft (Capsule)25 mg
Zoloft (Capsule)100 mg

Generic Equivalent of Zoloft

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Sertraline (Capsule)25 mg
Sertraline (Capsule)50 mg
Sertraline (Capsule)100 mg

Is A Prescription Required To Purchase Zoloft?

A Prescription is required to acquire Zoloft from licensed online pharmacies Canadawide.

What Is The Drug Zoloft Used For?

Zoloft (Sertraline) is prescribed for providing relief from the symptoms of depression (such as sadness, change in appetite or weight, difficulty in concentrating or sleeping, tiredness, headaches, unexplained aches, and pain). The medication is also used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder (repeated unexplained panic attacks).

How Does Zoloft Work in the Body?

The medication is an antidepressant and belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is thought to work by increasing the levels of a chemical in the brain called as serotonin.

What Is The Generic Form Of Zoloft?

The generic form of Zoloft is Sertraline and is manufactured by Apotex Inc.

How Is Zoloft Supplied and Stored?

Zoloft is manufactured by Pfizer Canada Inc. It is supplied in the dosage forms of 25 mg and 100mg in bottles of 100 capsules.

The generic form of Zoloft (Sertraline) is available in the dosage form of 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg in quantities of 100 capsules.

The medication should be stored at room temperature between 15°C and 30°C, in a dry place and in a tightly closed container. It should be kept out of sight and reach of children.

What Is the Cost of Zoloft?

Our verified online pharmacy is pleased to offer you the Zoloft 25 mg at an unbeatable price of $194 for a supply of 100 tablets, which is $1.94 per unit. The generic 25 mg Zoloft (Sertraline) capsule is available at a price of $42 for a quantity of 100 capsules, which is $0.42 per unit. It is best to compare the prices of drugs online at edrugsearch or Pharmacychecker.Com.

Are Zoloft And Xanax The Same Thing?

The drug Zoloft is an SSRI whereas Xanax is a benzodiazepine. Xanax is used for treating short-term anxiety or panic attacks but Zoloft is used for the treatment of depression and anxiety.

Can You Take Zoloft And Xanax At The Same Time?

Your doctor would be the best person to advise you if you can take Zoloft and Xanax at the same time. It is mostly okay to take both the medications together as these two drugs work in different areas of the brain. However, there can be some side effects such as sedation, or problems with cognitive or physical function. So, it is best to consult your doctor before taking these two medications together.

Is Zoloft A Good Medication For Anxiety?

Zoloft medication is used for the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder and panic disorder. It is helpful in the treatment of anxiety.

How Long Does It Take To Feel The Effects Of Zoloft?

Symptoms such as troubled sleep, lack of energy or change in appetite may start to improve in the first 1-2 weeks. Improvement in such physical symptoms shows that the medication is working. Other mental symptoms such as depression, mood changes or lack of interest in activities may need up to 6-8 weeks to improve completely.

Can Zoloft Cause Weight Gain Or Loss?

Increase in appetite and increase in weight are some of the possible side effects of Zoloft.

Can Zoloft Cause A Heart Attack?

Recent studies have shown that antidepressants such as Zoloft are associated with a reduction in heart attack recurrence. They also tend to reduce the abnormalities in heart rhythm and blood clotting.

Can Zoloft Cause High Blood Sugar?

Zoloft may lead to loss of blood sugar level control including both higher and lower-than-normal sugar level. Contact your doctor if you notice any symptoms associated with increased or decreased blood sugar levels.

Can Zoloft Cause High Triglycerides?

Zoloft can lead to increased cholesterol levels in some patients. Blood cholesterol tests may be required by your doctor during treatment with Zoloft.

Can Zoloft Increase The Risk Of Breaking A Bone?

Zoloft intake may increase the risk of breaking a bone if you are an elderly patient or have osteoporosis or have other major risk factors for breaking a bone. You should be extra careful to avoid falls especially if you get dizzy or have low blood pressure.

Can You Drink Alcohol While Taking Sertraline?

Drinking of alcohol or related alcoholic beverages should be kept to a minimum while you are taking Zoloft. The combination of alcohol and Zoloft can make you very sleepy and dizzy.

What Should I Avoid While Taking Zoloft?

Zoloft does not usually affect people's normal activities. However, some people may feel sleepy while taking Zoloft. In such cases, they should not drive or operate machinery.

How Should You Take Zoloft?

Take Zoloft exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Take the medication with food either in the morning or evening. Swallow the capsule as a whole. Do not crush, divide or chew the capsule. Do not increase or decrease the dose of Zoloft without consulting your doctor. As is the case with all antidepressants, improvement with Zoloft occurs gradually. Continue to take the medication even if you do not see any improvement.

Can You Just Stop Taking Zoloft?

Do not stop taking Zoloft all of a sudden without consulting your doctor. Contact your doctor before stopping or reducing the dosage of the medication. If you discontinue the medication abruptly, discontinuation symptoms such as dizziness, abnormal dreams, electric shock sensations, agitation, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, headache, tremor, nausea, vomiting, sweating or other symptoms may occur

How is Zoloft Metabolized in Body?

The drug is extensively metabolized in the liver by and has a half-life of 62 to 104 hours.

What Are The Effects Of Zoloft On Newborns?

Some newborns, whose mothers took an SSI such as Zoloft during pregnancy have been found to develop complications at birth requiring prolonged hospitalization, breathing support and tube feeding. Symptoms included feeding and breathing difficulties, seizures, tense or overly relaxed muscles, jitteriness and constant crying. When taken during the last three months of pregnancy medicines like Zoloft can increase the risk of a serious lung condition in babies called as persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), which causes breathing difficulties in newborns soon after their birth, making the baby breathe faster and appear bluish. If this happens to your baby, you should contact your doctor immediately. If you are pregnant and taking an SSRI or any other newer antidepressant, you should discuss the risks and benefits of various treatment options with your doctor.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Zoloft?

Like all other medications, Zoloft can also cause side effects. Most common side effects include headache, sleepiness, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dry mouth, insomnia, sexual problems including decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, ejaculation failure, nervousness, tremors, allergic reaction. Zoloft can also lead to loss of control over blood sugar levels including both higher and lower-than-normal blood sugar levels. It can also lead to increased cholesterol levels in some patients. Other uncommon side effects include feeling restless, unable to sit or stand still, allergic reaction with itching, hives, swelling of lips, face, throat, difficulty in breathing and swallowing, unusual bleeding or bruising, liver disorders, low sodium levels in blood (symptoms of tiredness, weakness, confusion combined with achy, stiff or uncoordinated muscles), mania or hypomania (symptoms of elevated or irritable mood, decreased need for sleep, racing thoughts), uncontrollable movements of body or face, gastrointestinal bleeding, increased pressure in eyes (glaucoma), seizures, low platelet counts, Serotonin syndrome (a combination of most or all of the following; confusion, restlessness, sweating, shaking, shivering, sudden jerking of the muscles, hallucinations, fast heartbeat). Zoloft may also cause changes in behavior such as anger, anxiety, suicidal or violent thoughts. These are not all the side effects of Zoloft. If you experience any unexpected effect, contact your doctor immediately.

When Should You Not Take Zoloft?

Do not take Zoloft if you:
  • Are allergic to Sertraline or any other ingredients in Zoloft
  • Are currently taking or have recently taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors, antidepressants (e.g. phenelzine sulfate, tranylcypromine sulfate, moclobemide)
  • Do not use Zoloft at the same time as pimozide

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before taking Zoloft?

Before you start taking Zoloft, be sure to tell your doctor if you:
  • Have any liver, kidney, heart disease
  • Have seizures
  • Have high cholesterol
  • Suffer from a bleeding disorder or have been told that you have a low platelet count
  • Have blood pressure problems
  • Are taking any medications (prescription as well as non-prescription) which you are taking or have recently taken (within last 14 days), especially monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors (e.g. phenelzine sulfate, tranylcypromine sulfate, moclobemide) or any other antidepressants, pimozide (an antipsychotic drug), drugs used to treat diabetes, drugs used to thin the blood (anticoagulant), the antibiotic linezolid, methylthioninium chloride (methylene blue) or drugs that affect serotonin (including but not limited to fentanyl, fenfluramine and tryptophan).
  • Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Have had a recent bone fracture or were told that you have osteoporosis
  • Have increased pressure in your eyes (glaucoma)
  • Have habits of alcohol or street drugs consumption
  • Are taking any natural or herbal products such as St. John’s Wort
  • Drive a vehicle or perform hazardous activities at work
  • Have or had any allergic reactions to any medication or food

What Medicines Can Interact With Zoloft?

It is important to tell your healthcare professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs.

Medicines which interact with Zoloft include:
  • Other antidepressants such as SSRIs or tricyclic antidepressants
  • Other drugs that affect serotonin levels such as lithium, linezolid, tramadol, tryptophan, triptans used to treat migraines
  • Medications used to treat pain such as fentanyl (used in anesthesia or to treat chronic pain), tramadol, tapentadol, meperidine, methadone, pentazocine
  • Medications used to treat a cough such as dextromethorphan
  • Medications used to treat schizophrenia
  • Medications used to treat bipolar disorder such as lithium
  • Medications used to treat high blood pressure such as metoprolol
  • Medications used to treat angina such as verapamil
  • Medications that affect blood clotting and increase bleeding such as oral anticoagulants such as warfarin, aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen
  • Certain medications used to treat epilepsy
  • Medication used to treat heartburn such as cimetidine

Where Can I Buy Zoloft Online?

If prescribed by your healthcare professional, Zoloft can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Zoloft Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped. For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 1877-240-4438 or email us at


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