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boi

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Does anybody know if you can be drowsy on the first day of taking medication. I started zoloft today and I was extremely drowsy but can it effect me so quickly?
 
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i am no expert but i don't think this is surprising. however it might be a good question to be answered by someone who knows more about it :)
 

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Yes, That's pretty common. I call them "adaptation effects" rather than side effec ts because in most cases you'll see significant reduction in symptoms within the first 5-7 days. If you don't, get back to your doctor to talk about switching to another SSRI.
 

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cool thanks
I was thinking of taking it at night as well..but I will check with the dr first
 

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Does anybody know if you can be drowsy on the first day of taking medication. I started zoloft today and I was extremely drowsy but can it effect me so quickly?
Hi Boi..I think it's pretty common.I felt the tiredness the first few days I started meds as well..Hang in there :)
 

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