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Zoloft is a drug brand, brand.


Zoloft a.k.a. Sertraline is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily prescribed for major depressive disorder in adult outpatients as well as obsessive–compulsive, panic, and social anxiety disorders in both adults and children. In 2011, it was the second-most prescribed antidepressant on the U.S. retail market, with 37 million prescriptions.

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Google previewMultiple Sclerosis (2001)

Current Status and Strategies for the Future by Institute of Medicine, Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health, Committee on Multiple Sclerosis: Current Status and Strategies for the Future

Zoloft is an SSRI that blocks serotonin from being reabsorbed into the sender nerve cell. This process increases the amount of serotonin available to be absorbed by the next cell and may help transmission of nerve cells. Potential Side Effects Dryness of mouth, constipation, ...

Google previewColumbine (2014)

A True Crime Story by Jeff Kass

” Eric was prescribed the antidepressant Zoloft, although a notation also indicates it was for ADD, attention deficit disorder. Zoloft is an SSRI, or “selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.” It increases the amount of serotonin, sometimes called the “ feel good” chemical, in the brain. But as of April 15, 1998, Albert had a message for Eric's medical doctor, Jon Cram, who was able to prescribe medicine: “Eric's depression ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Singer (2014)

by Matthew Hoch

Zoloft sertraline antidepressant-SSRI Zoloft may have a drying effect on mucous membranes that can cause hoarseness, sore throat, voice changes, or laryngitis. In addition to irritation, dry vocal folds may be more prone to such injuries as nodules. Zovirax acyclovir antiviral No effects on voice or speech mechanisms have been reported. Zyban buproprion antidepressant-aminoketone No effects on voice or speech mechanisms have been reported. Zyloprim allopurinol antigout No ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Communication (2014)

by Teresa L. Thompson

The controversy surrounding the definitionof depression inthe fifth and most recent editionof the DSM, the news that antidepressants are assuccessful as sugar pills,and the class action lawsuits against Pfizer, themaker ofthe popular prescription drug Zoloft,all tellthe story of a contested construct. Thecriteria for a major depressive episode inthe DSM, argue criticsof psychiatry, are a caseinpoint. For example, themanual describes depression as loss of functioning , due toapersistent ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman


Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (1999)

Properties and Synonyms by Dr. Ian Morton, I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

Zoloft" Zoloft" - sertraline. zolpidem [Ban, INN] (zolpidem tartrate [usAN]: Ambien"; Stilnoct" and many other names) is one of the imidazopyridines, and a non-benzodiazepine BENzoDIAZEPINEBINDING-siTEAGoNist. Most of its properties are similar to diazepam, but with less ANTiconvulsANT, SEDATIVE and SKELETAl Muscle RELAxANT properties. It has HYPNOTIC activity and has been used to treatinsomnia. zolpidem tartrate - zolpidem. Zomacton" - human pituitary growth ...

Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of Natural Healing (2005)

by Gary Null

One study demonstrated how women with a severe form of PMS, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, responded as well to chasteberry as to the very much prescribed antidepres- sant Zoloft. Cramp bark extract has been extremely effective in relaxing the uterine muscles. Because it is an antispasmodic, it has been used for centuries to ease cramps and spasms. Herbalists frequently prescribe it for treating menstrual cramps.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Obesity and Eating Disorders, Third Edition (2009)

by Dana K. Cassell, David H. Gleaves

” Binge- eating disorder Cautioning that cognitive- behavioral therapy is still the treatment of choice, Brewerton notes that randomized controlled trials suggest bingeing to be reduced by the SSRIs fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, sertraline (Zoloft) and citalopram (Celexa). See also DEPRESSION. Brewerton, Timothy D., “ Pharmacotherapy for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Counseling (2008)

by Frederick T. Leong

Newer nonbenzodiazepine anxiolytic agents, such as sertraline ( Zoloft), appear to have a better risk-benefit ratio. Antidepressants are also widely prescribed, and may be used with psychosocial treatment. Currently, the first line of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2009)

by Joseph Kandel, Christine A. Adamec

Blood clots Coumadin Warfarin Cough Depression Diabetes Enlarged prostate Heartburn, indigestion, sour stomach High blood pressure Delsym Robitussin Cough Robitussin DAC Anafranil Celexa Desyrel Effexor Elavil Lexapro Luvox Norpramin Paxil Prozac Serzone Wellbutrin Zoloft Herbal preparations (St. John's Wort) Glucophage Micronase Orinase Cardura Flomax Hytrin Minipress ...

Google previewThe Dream Encyclopedia (2009)

by James R Lewis, Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

369 Zoloft, 73 ...

Google previewAbuse: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Consequences, and Treatments (2015)

by Rosemarie Skaine

Higher doses than are typically administered for depression are usually used of sertraline (Zoloft), fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine (Luvox), citalopram (Celexa), and paroxetine (Paxil). Hormones, such as medroxyprogesterone acetate and cyproterone acetate, decrease the level of circulating testosterone, thus reducing sex drive and aggression. They reduce the frequency of erections, sexual fantasies, and initiations of sexual behaviors, including masturbation and intercourse.

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology (2012)

by Jeffrey T Huber, Mary L Gillaspy

Zoloft: See SERTRALINE. zoophilic sexual contact: Preference for sexual contact with animals ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (2012)

by Sherry Torkos

and sertraline (Zoloft). SNRIs include duloxetine (Cymbalta) and venlafaxine (Effexor XR). NDRIs include bupropion (Wellbutrin) and atypical drugs include mirtazapine (Remeron). While antidepressant drugs may be necessary and do help some people, recent studies suggest that counselling ( psychotherapy) is just as effective for mild to moderate depression. It may take several weeks to ...

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