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StrawberryCup

735d

Hi! Has anyone with the MTHFR gene mutation tried Zoloft? I’ve heard with certain genes and mutations you can have a bad reaction. I’m starting the process of talking to my doctor about getting on a daily anxiety medication and I’ve heard good things about Zoloft

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    • Tess123

      550d

      Love my Zoloft. I’ve been on it for 6 years.

    • Tess123

      550d

      Love my Zoloft. I’ve been on it for 6 years.

    • MargotAmelie

      550d

      There is no "one size fits all" approach to antidepressants with MTHFR. You are mostly on the right track, though! It boils down to cross-referencing meds with your specific genome. (From the test they probably used to diagnose MTHFR to begin with!)

    • MargotAmelie

      558d

      With MTHFR, it's incredibly important to select such meds based on the comprehensive GeneSight report that was probably used to diagnose the MTHFR anyway.

    • MamaFG

      705d

      I take zoloft and have MTHFR. It's been years and I've never had a problem; however, I only have 1 gene.

    • Vivill

      734d

      I had a serious Zoloft problem, never knew why. It was causing hallucinations and I Was barely conscious while on it. lol that’s probably why!

      • StrawberryCup

        734d

        @Vivill omg I’m so sorry you went through that and thank you for letting me know! I hope you’ve found something that works for you now 😊

    • Shine14

      735d

      Wow I actually just started Zoloft and I have both mutations of MTHFR. I haven’t had a problem with it so far but I’ve only been taking it about 2.5 months

      • StrawberryCup

        735d

        @Shine14 thank you for your insight! I have both mutations too which is why I was extra nervous, but that’s super good to know it’s been fine for you so far!

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