Last year my Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) returned and makes daily life unbearable at times. First thing I feel waking up in the morning is anxiety and I just want to sleep again. Can’t function as effectively at work and become more quiet. It’s hell.
Several years ago I was on Sertraline (Sandoz brand), and it worked miraculously well. GAD just gone without trace… and I stopped after taking it for a year and a half or so.
So since several months I am on Zoloft (Pfizer) from TAH hospital in Taipei. Last week I get the news that they can’t supply it anymore and provide Kinloft instead. [Edit: all these are the same chemical - sertraline - but different brands] The doctor said it’s not as effective and a higher dose is needed. I don’t trust it.
So… does anyone know a clinic/hospital in Taipei that provides Zoloft of the Pfizer brand or Sandoz Sertraline, NHI covered? Thanks
EDIT – Kinloft (抗憂服) is the product name of a locally produced sertraline by Synpac-Kingdom. Another local sertraline is You-jet (憂解) by Nang Kuang. Zoloft is Pfizer’s sertraline product, Sertraline is Sandoz’ sertraline product…