Compare Tofranil vs. Zoloft
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
|Coming soon.||Improves mood and helps you relax. Zoloft (Sertraline) is good for treating depression and anxiety. It's more likely to cause insomnia and diarrhea than other antidepressants.|
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|How it works|
|Coming soon.||Zoloft (Sertraline) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It increases the activity of serotonin in the brain, which regulates mood.|
|Type of medication|
› Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)Prescription only
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|How well it works for depression|
The free Iodine Start program helps people track how well they are improving, and find the right antidepressant faster.
|The free Iodine Start program (personal reports and coaching) is currently only for antidepressants. For now, you can read our pharmacist info about this medication.Learn more about Tofranil (Imipramine Hydrochloride) ›|
After 4 weeks using Start and Zoloft (Sertraline), here’s how much better people feel.
|Risk factors for serious side effects|
NFDA pregnancy category (Unknown)
The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.See the FDA package insert
CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.See the FDA package insert
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