Zoloft® (sertraline hydrochloride) is a prescription drug prescribed to treat depression. The medication is also approved for treating other conditions within the brain, including:
Zoloft belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It comes in tablet and liquid form, and is generally taken once a day. Your specific dosage will be based on your age, the condition being treated, and other factors. Diarrhea, nausea, and drowsiness are some of the most common side effects.
(To read more about this prescription medication, including details about its risks, warnings, and how it performed in clinical trials, click Zoloft.)