How soon after starting Zoloft will my symptoms improve?

You may need to take the antidepressant Zoloft (sertraline) for several weeks before you notice any improvement in symptoms. Your doctor will likely start you on a low dose and increase it as necessary, while monitoring you for side effects or negative reactions. It is important to take Zoloft as directed. Do not suddenly stop taking this drug, since doing so can cause withdrawal symptoms.

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