Dr. suggested zoloft for DS with anxiety/depression issues (mild, but still affecting his daily life). He already takes Focalin XR, which the dr. determined not to be causing the...
problem since DS doesn't take it over the summer, yet the anxiety/depression started over summer break. So my question is, does anybody have experience with a teen on zoloft, either with or without a stimulant med in the mix? I know every body is different, but would love to hear some BTDT stories from families where it helped, or even where it didn't help. TIA
well, it's called a "nonstimulant" but not sure why because it is still technically a stimulant, but works on only one neurotransmitter instead of all of them like Focalin and the...(more)1-22-2015 11:59am
others. I have sometimes had trouble finding doctors who want to subscribe it. They don't seem to like it.
My ds took focal in xr and Zoloft but he was still prone to rages and tantrums. Doctor added in abilify which really didn't help. He is now on lithium instead of Zoloft and doing...(more)1-22-2015 12:06pm