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How can I minimize the side effects of Zoloft?

You can minimize some side effects of the antidepressant Zoloft (sertraline) by taking it as prescribed, at the same time each day. Since it can cause drowsiness, you should avoid alcohol while taking Zoloft. Let your doctor know if you have side effects that bother you or do not go away.

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