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HI, it's me. I just came back from my PCP, he did prescribe me Zoloft 100mg. I am supposed to start by taking 1/2 pill for one week and then take a whole 100mg pill after that daily. What should I expect in you guys opinion. He told me it should help with my sleep and other things. I thought I would just ask some people who have been or are taking this med. I also let him know that the Ambien Cr was not doing the job for me, average of 4 hours of sleep at night with that. Any experience would be kindly welcomed. I also still am taking Prazosin and Valium but asked for no more IB 800's and Tyleno 3's because they were not working as well as I thought they should.

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I took Zoloft a long time ago....I'm a "med-resistent" type person, so it didn't do much for me. I hope that you find some benefit from it.

Just remember, there are no meds for PTSD per se....only meds for associated symptoms. I know that some VA docs like to say "this is for PTSD"....no, it's not. It might be for the depression or the anxiety or the sleeplessness that goes along with it.

Be sure to look up your new med on a good medical website and check all of your medication interactions each time you are prescribed a new med by the VA....just google "drug-drug interactions" and pick one. You'd be amazed what the VA doesn't tell you!

OK...I'll get off my "be careful with meds" soapbox now. I feel like a mother hen......

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HI, it's me. I just came back from my PCP, he did prescribe me Zoloft 100mg. I am supposed to start by taking 1/2 pill for one week and then take a whole 100mg pill after that daily. What should I expect in you guys opinion. He told me it should help with my sleep and other things. I thought I would just ask some people who have been or are taking this med. I also let him know that the Ambien Cr was not doing the job for me, average of 4 hours of sleep at night with that. Any experience would be kindly welcomed. I also still am taking Prazosin and Valium but asked for no more IB 800's and Tyleno 3's because they were not working as well as I thought they should.

i have taken it for over 8 years no problem i also take serquie or something like that 550 mg... sometimes i sleep good sometimes i dont want to wake up so who knowssss

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"Just remember, there are no meds for PTSD per se....only meds for associated symptoms. I know that some VA docs like to say "this is for PTSD"....no, it's not. It might be for the depression or the anxiety or the sleeplessness that goes along with it.

Be sure to look up your new med on a good medical website and check all of your medication interactions each time you are prescribed a new med by the VA....just google "drug-drug interactions" and pick one. You'd be amazed what the VA doesn't tell you!"

This is the best advice you will ever get!!!!

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