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I'm currently pre-op for DS and waiting for a surgery date but a concern that's been racing my mind is about the aftermath of taking my current SSRI (Zoloft) My question is if the Zoloft absorb or have any side effects with the DS surgery..This is a fear for me being I depend on Zoloft for my anxiety.

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1 hour ago, Tevibez_wls_ said:

I'm currently pre-op for DS and waiting for a surgery date but a concern that's been racing my mind is about the aftermath of taking my current SSRI (Zoloft) My question is if the Zoloft absorb or have any side effects with the DS surgery..This is a fear for me being I depend on Zoloft for my anxiety.

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You will need to have your SSRI adjusted probably a few times as your absorption will be so much different you may consider liquid instead of pills for any medication you take now. You'll have better absorption.

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Have you talked with the Dr that prescribes the zoloft about your having surgery? Most Drs do not want people on those types of meds having a malabsorptive surgery because it is very hard to manage the doses.

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Have you talked with the Dr that prescribes the zoloft about your having surgery? Most Drs do not want people on those types of meds having a malabsorptive surgery because it is very hard to manage the doses.

I spoke with my pcp about the DS and she didn't seem to have any major concerns on being on Zoloft during my post-op

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So you got this from your primary not a Psychiatrist ? DS is very malabsorptive.

They are going to need to increase your dosage, have they talked with you about that?

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On 9/25/2017 at 7:23 PM, OutsideMatchInside said:

Most Drs do not want people on those types of meds having a malabsorptive surgery...

Lol. Citation please.
I would guess that SSRIs are probably some of the best suited medications to malabsorptive surgery. SSRIs are safe and easy to titrate. Have very long a half life. Are primarily indicated for nonlife-threatening conditions. Have very low toxicity.

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1 minute ago, Wumbo said:

Lol. Citation please.
I would guess that SSRIs are probably some of the best suited medications to malabsorptive surgery. SSRIs are safe and easy to titrate. Have very long a half life. Are primarily indicated for nonlife-threatening conditions. Have very low toxicity.

Awesome first post. Can we guess your main account?

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10 minutes ago, OutsideMatchInside said:

guess your main account?

As in this account is fake? This is a real account. I signed up today. I have been reading for a while just not found need to post before.

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