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Is Zoloft something that can help my adhd?

I tried Adderall and Straterra and didn't find them to be helpful but I am on Zoloft 50mg and I feel like things are falling into place. I kinda want to talk to my doc again but it's not until the later part of January that I see him again. I think I get a little hyperactive still but I feel good on Zoloft just not sure what to do since I have never heard of Zoloft helping ADHD so I don't know what to think really...Adderall didn't help me it was not what I expected it to be and Straterra put me to sleep so much I got tired of it and came off of it with my doc's approval. Caffeine kind of helped my concentration for a while but then I got used to it and now it doesn't really do anything for me ...

Is there something that you can take with Zoloft to help ADHD or am I just probably going to be best off staying with SSRI? Pls tell me what you think I don't know what to do my doctor is like 200 miles away.....
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replied November 30th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Non stimulants antidepressants help ADHD too. Simultaneous use along with stimulants and behavioural therapies help. Let your doctor decide what is best for you.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan
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