Zoloft (Sertraline) for Multiple Sclerosis | MyMSTeam

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Zoloft is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder in adults. Zoloft is sometimes prescribed to treat depression associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). Zoloft is also known by its drug name, sertraline.

Zoloft is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. Zoloft is believed to work by changing the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain.

How do I take it?
Zoloft should be taken exactly as prescribed.

Zoloft comes in tablet and oral concentration forms.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Zoloft lists common side effects including nausea, diarrhea tremor, rash, decreased appetite, hyperhidrosis, ejaculation failure, and decreased libido.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Zoloft include serotonin syndrome, increased bleeding risk, activation of mania, seizures, and vision changes.

For more details about this treatment, visit:

Zoloft — RxList

Depression Treatment — National MS Society

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