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Re: Zoloft - No other drugs left??!

Posted by Dave001 on July 18, 2005, at 19:55:35

In reply to Re: Zoloft - No other drugs left??!, posted by DanielJ on July 17, 2005, at 7:40:35

> Have you tried varying the doses of some of these meds? Most don't
> work correctly in the wrong amount which varies from person to
> person. For example my son took 50 mgs of Zoloft with not much
> effect. After a month the Dr put him on 100 mgs and this proved to be
> too much because he was falling asleep on his feet. I cut the pills
> in half and gave him 75 mg. He has been on 75 mg for 2 years and it
> works perfectly. Not enough and it won't work, too much and it will
> impair your judgement and reflexes. Dosage can be critical on SSRI's.

Are you saying that your son exhibited an inverted "U" shaped
dose-response relationship to Zoloft (i.e., cognition and vigilance were
impaired at 100 mg but *enhanced* at 75 mg), or was this a fairly linear




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