Street Names For Zoloft

Medically Reviewed by Johnelle Smith, M.D. on April 26, 2021

Zoloft (sertraline) is a prescription antidepressant. Although it’s not often misused, it can be bought on the street by those without a current prescription. When this occurs, it may be referred to by a street name.

Common Street Names For Zoloft

Zoloft (sertraline) is the most commonly prescribed antidepressant drug in the United States. Although it’s not often abused, it can be bought on the street.

FDA-approved uses for Zoloft include:

  • depression
  • social anxiety
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Zoloft is more likely to be illegally acquired by people with a history of substance abuse, or by people without a current prescription from a physician or psychiatrist.

Learn more about the street names for commonly abused drugs

Popular Street Names For Zoloft

Zoloft is generally referred to as Zoloft or by its generic name, sertraline. Some people may use a street name to refer to Zoloft when buying it from someone who sells drugs illicitly.

Street names for Zoloft may include:

  • happy pill
  • miracle pill
  • wonder drug

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Is Zoloft Illegal?

Zoloft is a prescription medication that is legal, safe, and effective when taken as prescribed by a doctor for its intended purpose.

It is illegal to sell or distribute prescription drugs like Zoloft to people, including friends and family, without a prescription.

Find Help For Zoloft Addiction

Getting off Zoloft after taking it for a long time can be difficult without professional help.

If you or a loved one is addicted to Zoloft, we may be able to help. Call our helpline today to find a drug detox or addiction treatment program that’s right for you.

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