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Pamelor vs Zoloft, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 29

This is personalized comparison of Pamelor vs Zoloft for a male aged 29. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Pamelor (latest outcomes from 2,199 users) has active ingredients of nortriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,254 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

What are the symptoms

Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 128,397 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

Trend of Sexual Dysfunction reports

Depression Aggravated (latest reports from 344,448 patients)

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,545,192 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

Trend of Fatigue reports

Bundle branch block right (absence of transmission of electric impulses from the atrioventricular (av) bundle of his to the right ventricle) (latest reports from 31,327 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety.

On Nov, 1, 2014: 1,993 male patients aged 25 who take the same drugs are studied in Pamelor vs Zoloft

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male25Chronic depression

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Pamelor nortriptyline hydrochloridenot specified
Zoloft sertraline hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 25 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

PamelorZoloft
Sexual Dysfunction6.78%4.11%
Depression Aggravated3.39%6.22%
Fatigue5.93%7.49%
Bundle Branch Block Right0.00%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PamelorZoloft
Drug IneffectiveNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Drug Ineffective
Respiratory Depression (respiration has a rate below 12 breaths)Depression
Accidental OverdoseInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Intentional OverdoseSuicidal Ideation
Heart Rate IncreasedAnxiety
Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Suicide Attempt
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Dizziness
PainAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
AnxietyWeight Increased

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PamelorZoloft
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
Dizziness
Depression
Suicide Attempt
Aggression
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Blood Triglycerides Increased
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
Panic Reaction

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Pamelor0.00%57.14%21.43%21.43%0.00%
Zoloft6.45%26.73%42.40%22.12%2.30%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Pamelor (nortriptyline hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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