Review: how effective is Zoloft for Fibromyalgia?
(By eHealthMe on Jul, 26, 2014)
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 based on 13 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Zoloft
Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,096 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Fibromyalgia (latest reports from 92,805 patients) is typically treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Flexeril.
On Jul, 26, 2014: 13 people are studied for taking Zoloft in Fibromyalgia
Zoloft effectiveness for Fibromyalgia (number of people):
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From this study (2 weeks 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.
Nancy on Jul, 14, 2014:
Okay the person who said they got dystonic reation from Zoloft are you really not any better???
From this study (5 months ago):
since taking sertraline i have broken out in small spots of psoriasis on legs, waiste and stomache
From this study (1 year ago):
excessive sweating began approx 1 1/2 years agp
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