Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of sertraline oral.

Overall User Ratings

433 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 207 Next»
Condition: Depression
8/3/2014 1:48:23 PM

Reviewer: Sqshot, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have tried other medications and they all fluctuated my moods, but this seems to keep me on a even keel most of the time. I have a little trouble controlling my moods during my periods, but then that's when my hormones are all screwed up anyway.

Condition: Depression
6/28/2014 11:58:28 AM

Reviewer: Catchat1955, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Depression
4/28/2014 4:22:31 PM

Reviewer: Middle Aged Mom, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking this at a half pill every other day and felt better but I thought I didn't need it anymore and stopped...big mistake. After about a few days I had the worst anxiety I have had in about 16yrs, I just wanted to die. I got myself on the med now everyday at full capsule 100mg and I feel better so now just afraid of getting off of it at some point.

Condition: Depression
4/22/2014 7:32:40 AM

Reviewer: Me, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started on 50mg taking half a tablet at night for ten days. It made me feel extremely "sick", "dizzy and disorientated" and my head felt heavy and "big". This usually occurred around 10am. I felt so bad that I would crawl into bed and sleep for about a hour. Usually felt a tinny bit better after I slept. As per the prescription I increased the dosage to one tablet a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
4/13/2014 7:45:12 PM

Reviewer: cats72, 35-44 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have thyroid problems in the past. This drug can restart the thyroid problems. So don't take it if you had a thyroid problem in the past.

1-5 of 207 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

feet
Solutions for 19 types.
highlighted areas of the brain
How well do you know yours?
oatmeal and eggs
The best and worst for you.
dog begging at table
Foods your dog should never eat.
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
mature woman with serious expression
What do you know?
chlamydia
Pictures and facts.
Healthy Snack
13 delicious options.
Take your medication
Separate fact from fiction.
lone star tick
How to identify that bite.
young woman in sun
What to watch for.
woman clutching at stomach
Do you know what's causing yours?

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.