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wambam

909d

Has anyone dealt with brain zaps from zoloft withdrawal ?

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    • Ninothesloth

      907d

      I’m weaning off very slowly mainly because my psychiatrist is afraid I might develop a severe depressive episode. I’m currently on day 3 no brain zaps but my mood is slowly dropping. I do take adderall along with Zoloft, and I think it helps keep the depression away.

    • Ninothesloth

      907d

      I’m weaning off very slowly mainly because my psychiatrist is afraid I might develop a severe depressive episode. I’m currently on day 3 no brain zaps but my mood is slowly dropping. I do take adderall along with Zoloft, and I think it helps keep the depression away.

    • niicoleee

      907d

      everytime i try to wean off zoloft the brain zaps are too intense and i have to go back on it. :/

    • XicanaBarbie

      907d

      No, but tbh I’m not sure the med works for me so idk if I’d experience withdrawals from it in the same way or not.

    • Porkay

      907d

      Yes!! I actually opened the capsules and counted the little balls and lowered the number of balls by one each day to get off it slowly enough to avoid the zaps. It worked. I set up a bunch of pull minders so I didn’t have to count daily

    • carrott

      907d

      the worst brain zaps i ever had happened when i was on paxil, getting off it was the worst experience ever lol. i read somewhere that fish oil pills can possibly help but that’s the only remedy i had found at the time!

    • jenga

      907d

      I’m not on zoloft anymore but I experienced terrible withdrawal, luckily it went away in about 5 days

    • kenli

      907d

      yes omfg dude they happened for months

    • mabelpines

      907d

      yup!

    • Socky

      908d

      What are brain zaps? Currently on Zoloft, have stopped cold Turkey before but I couldn’t explain my symptoms.

    • wambam

      908d

      how long do they take to go away?

    • CrazyPlantLady

      908d

      I experience that mildly with Zoloft, but Effexor took the cake!

    • jelly

      908d

      i personally have not, but both of my cousins (female college students) have experienced them

    • yarnbee

      908d

      i was only on it for a week but yes

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