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Took 2 extra seretaline

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Amie197918 Tue 16-Aug-16 21:06:08

I was prescribed 100mg of seretaline or Zoloft or whatever it's called. He told me 200 was the max dose and to take two tablets (200mg) if I felt I needed an increase. Well I've been taking 200mg took them about 12 in the afternoon.

Not coping feel they're not helping. Doc says he can't do anything and I need a psyc evaluation as he can only help with anxiety and depression and he expects I don't have that so he can't treat me. He's told me it's not urgent so may be a few months so just carry on zo loft. Today really wasn't coping head is driving me insane took 2 more to try make it stop but it hasn't but anyway I have taken 400mg today about 5 hours apart

Is this ok

Rachcakes Tue 16-Aug-16 21:10:08

Ring 101. That's over your prescribed dose and quite a lot. I take 100mg a day, 200mg is a relatively high dose to start with.
You need proper medical advice, and soon.

WanderingTrolley1 Wed 17-Aug-16 01:07:20

You need to see your doctor, OP.


Fawun Wed 17-Aug-16 16:10:57

Sertraline isn't really like medication in the sense that it's fast acting. Not like say paracetamol for a headache, you would need to potentially take 200mg for a number of weeks to feel the benefit.

It sounds like you could do with seeing your doctor, it might be that a short term acting drug that would bring down immediate anxiety would be a possibility in conjunction with your existing sertraline medication.

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