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How effective is Zoloft for Fibromyalgia?

Summary: 14 Zoloft users have rated its effectiveness for Fibromyalgia.

Overall ratings: 2.9/5
Long term ratings: 3.1/5

This is a review of how effective Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride) is for Fibromyalgia and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 78,343 Zoloft users)

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Neurontin. (latest reports from 26,917 Fibromyalgia patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 14 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
Overall15422
Long term
(1+ years)
04312

Age of people who take Zoloft for Fibromyalgia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%21.43%42.86%14.29%21.43%

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%25.00%50.00%0.00%25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • What should i expect taking zoloft and hydroxyzine? (1 answer)
    I take 25mg Zoloft for one more day and bump up to 50 mg. I also take 25mg Hydroxyzine Pamoate 3 times per day as needed. I've been on these for a week and feel worse than when I wasn't. My depressive state seems to be getting worse and the anxiety is through the roof. My home is where I felt OK but now I hate it. My skin is crawling and I feel like I want to tear it off and crawl out. Is this a normal side effect of these drugs? I am also diabetic and take several meds for that, don't know if that makes a difference.
  • Does humira cause excessive sweating?
    Having psoriaticarthritis,fibromyalgia,psoriais,restless leg syndrome,roseacea and high blood pressure means complex health issues and a complex list of medication to go with it. Iam suffering extreme sweating,flushing and now a tickled cough. Now it could be due to going through the change (menopause) but that started a year ago and although I was getting the flushes and sweating,it was nothing like it is now! To me,it seems the excessive sweating started roughly a month after taking Humira. Having so many health issues I'm in tune with any changes and note and monitor them. I started Humira 10 months ago now. My Psoriasis has cleared completely so I'm really pleased. Usually,there's a trade off and you end up with something else! Could the issues I have be down to a single drug on the list,or a combination?
  • Can qysmia and garcinia cambogia be taken together
    I just want to know if taking both drugs will be beneficial to my weight loss
  • Could fibromyalgia be caused from a gram negative infection 37 years ago?
    I have fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue that after being relatively stable is now becoming unmanag. I am trying to trace background my medical history to possibly find a cause for these syndroms.
  • In testing zoloft if it causes galactorrhea (nipple discharge), how many in the group study were boys from age 12 -15? what were the sexes of the two that tested positive?
    He just started Zoloft this past year (maybe 6 months). He started at 25mg. He has been at 100mg for one month.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 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 (11 months ago):

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

    Reply

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