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How effective is Zoloft for Fibromyalgia?

Overall ratings: 2.8/5
Long term ratings: 2.9/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride) is for Fibromyalgia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 13 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Zoloft

Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,183 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 93,052 patients) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Tramadol Hydrochloride.

On Oct, 24, 2014: 13 people are studied for taking Zoloft in Fibromyalgia




Zoloft effectiveness for Fibromyalgia


Long term Zoloft effectiveness for Fibromyalgia

Zoloft effectiveness for Fibromyalgia (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall15421
Long term
(1+ years)
04311

Age of people who take Zoloft for Fibromyalgia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%23.08%38.46%15.38%23.08%

Who find Zoloft more effective for Fibromyalgia?

Age of people who find Zoloft more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%33.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I went to my Dr. and asked about seeing a rheumatologist to find out if I had fibromyalgia. I was in a lot of pain and it was the day after the anniversary of my father's death. She gave me a depression test and prescribed the medication. I took it and started going into a dystonic reaction. My muscles were seizing, I could not communicate, and my pain level increased drastically. The Dr. at the ER recognized that it was dystonia and gave me benedryl. I have never fully recovered though. Afterwards, I began having pseudo-seizures and panic attacks regularly and also continue to have difficulties communicating and am not who I used to be. This has been devastating to my life and I have lost several jobs due to it. This was in June of 2011 and I am still having issues regularly.

    Reply

    Nancy on Jul, 14, 2014:

    Okay the person who said they got dystonic reation from Zoloft are you really not any better???

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • since taking sertraline i have broken out in small spots of psoriasis on legs, waiste and stomache

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • excessive sweating began approx 1 1/2 years agp

    Reply

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