Zoloft is used for the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD).
How it Works
Zoloft is known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. Zoloft increases the amount of circulating serotonin available in your brain, Serotonin works to stimulate other neurons in the brain that stimulates mood and physical symptoms in depression. Zoloft works by potentiating the activity of serotonin in the brain which it achieves by inhibiting the reuptake of serotonin.Altering the balance of the chemicals in the brain can help with the symptoms of depression, anxiety disorders, and OCD.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Zoloft may suffer from such side effects; Headache Dizziness Drowsiness Nausea and vomiting Back pain Blurry vision Insomnia, Weight loss, Diarrhoea, Ejaculatory delay, Fatigue, Sexual dysfunction, Cramps in the stomach