First my pysician told me to stop zoloft
cold turkey (after i've been on it for 15 years ) and switch over to paxil
. I bugged out and didnt' last very long, the fact about paxil being so hard to get off of made me very sscared, and the weight gain. I switched to a psychiatrist that has me on a taper/increase schedule with zoloft and lexapro. I had to be 100mg of zoloft before starting the lexapro, then she introduced the 5mg of lexapro, then the next week she dropped the zoloft down 25mg.