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How fast does sertraline work?

Most people experience symptom relief from sertraline within four weeks. However, the time in which sertraline works can vary. Take sertraline according to your doctor's precise directions. In order to keep balanced levels of sertraline in your body, take sertraline at the same time every day. Do not stop taking sertraline without your doctor's approval. When taking sertraline, be aware that antidepressants like sertraline may cause suicidal thoughts and tendencies, especially at the beginning of treatment or in younger users.

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