Is it OK to cut sertraline tablets in half?
Sertraline 100mg are yellow coloured, capsule shaped, biconvex, film-coated tablets debossed with ‘SER’ on one side and ‘100’ on other side. Sertraline 100 mg Tablets are designed with breakline; this breakline is only to facilitate breaking for ease of swallowing and not to divide it into equal doses.
Can I take half my Zoloft in the morning and half at night?
Your doctor will most likely recommend a once-a-day dosage of sertraline (Zoloft). You can take it either in the morning or evening, depending on your lifestyle and any side effects you experience. For example, if sertraline makes you drowsy, taking it at night might be your best choice.
Can sertraline be taken in divided doses?
The tablet can be divided into equal doses. Sertraline is indicated for the treatment of: Major depressive episodes. Prevention of recurrence of major depressive episodes.
Is 25 mg of Zoloft effective?
Zoloft tablets are available in three dosage strengths: 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg. The maximum dose of Zoloft is 200 mg per day (which can be taken as two 100 mg tablets). Most studies suggest that the most effective dose of Zoloft is 50 mg per day.
Can you cut extended release pills in half?
Extended Release, Coated Pills Can’t Be Split “Extended-release tablets and capsules can’t be cut.”
What is the best time of day to take Zoloft?
Take sertraline once a day. You can take sertraline with or without food. You can choose to take sertraline at any time, as long as you stick to the same time every day. If you have trouble sleeping, it’s best to take it in the morning.
Can you split a Zoloft pill in half?
I was on 12.5 zoloft for 2 weeks and tapering up to 25 mg ( split another 12.5 in half so 3/4 a pill then one whole 25 mg. I have to do this slowly as I am super sensitive to meds. Thanks for any help. Plus I eventually need to taper down my ativan when I level on the zoloft. Splitting a pill is easier. But you can try it.
Is it safe to split a sertraline tablet?
All other strengths of sertraline (25mg, 100mg) are safe to split as well. It is perfectly fine, and safe, split your sertraline tablet and then swallow both halves. Remember that it is always a good idea to check with your pharmacist before splitting a medication since not all tablets can be split.
Can you take Zoloft in divided dose for Ritalin?
Hi, Can I take Zoloft… Hi, Can I take Zoloft (Sertraline) in divided dose for example after breakfast and lunch? I am also on Ritalin 30 mg/day (20 mg morning and 10 mg afternoon) and Lorazepam 2 mg at 9:00 p.m. Thank you. Yes you can split the Zoloft in half. But I am curious as to why you would want to do that?
Can you take more than one dose of Zoloft?
In doing so, your body will most probably not be receiving the dose as intended. Unless its for a reason such as nausea, or tremors, to lessen a physical symptom of the drug, or because of an interaction with another drug, such as the Ritalin, more often than not, a doctor will nor recommend to do so.