Remeron vs Zoloft

Remeron
(Rx)
Zoloft
(Rx)
Remeron is an antidepressant medication.
Zoloft is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.6
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.8
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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June 14, 1996
December 30, 1991
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
79,757 Discussions
378,232 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Insomnia
#6 for IBS
Remeron is prescribed for Depression and Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for Panic Attacks
#4 for OCD
#6 for Panic
#7 for Headaches
#9 for Anger
#10 for Weight Loss
#11 for Social Anxiety
#12 for ADHD
#13 for GAD
#14 for Mood Swings
#15 for Anxiety Attacks
#16 for Panic Disorder
#17 for PTSD
Zoloft is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Rem
Weight Gain
10
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Drowsiness
2
Nausea
2
Increased Appetite
1
Dizziness
1
Grogginess
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Tinnitus
1
Nightmares
1
Zol
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Nausea
2
Dizziness
2
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Numbness
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Drowsiness
1
Decreased Libido
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Palpitations
1
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Remeron
Rem
Zoloft
Zol
Weight Gain
Rem
Zol
10
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Rem
Zol
5
4
Drowsiness
Rem
Zol
2
1
Nausea
Rem
Zol
2
2
Increased Appetite
Rem
Zol
1
0
Dizziness
Rem
Zol
1
2
Grogginess
Rem
Zol
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Rem
Zol
1
1
Tinnitus
Rem
Zol
1
0
Nightmares
Rem
Zol
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zol
Rem
4
5
Nausea
Zol
Rem
2
2
Dizziness
Zol
Rem
2
1
Sexual Dysfunction
Zol
Rem
1
0
Numbness
Zol
Rem
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Zol
Rem
1
1
Drowsiness
Zol
Rem
1
2
Decreased Libido
Zol
Rem
1
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Zol
Rem
1
0
Palpitations
Zol
Rem
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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C Category C
Before taking Remeron during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Zoloft during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Remeron and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zoloft and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Mirtazapine
Sertraline Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Remeron and Zoloft: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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