Could Zoloft cause Acid reflux - from FDA reports


Summary

Acid reflux is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prilosec, and have Depression . We study 95,056 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA. Among them, 152 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 98,919 users)

Acid Reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 17,875 Acid reflux patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

95,056 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 152 people (0.16%) have Acid Reflux


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Acid reflux?

Time on Zoloft when people have Acid Reflux *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.34 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.24 %
  • 10+ years: 13.79 %

Gender of people who have Acid Reflux when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 75.84 %
  • male: 24.16 %

Age of people who have Acid Reflux when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 2.33 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.88 %
  • 20-29: 10.85 %
  • 30-39: 12.4 %
  • 40-49: 22.48 %
  • 50-59: 24.81 %
  • 60+: 23.26 %

Severity of Acid Reflux **:

  • least: 4.17 %
  • moderate: 41.67 %
  • severe: 54.17 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (28 people, 18.42%)
  • Lipitor (18 people, 11.84%)
  • Xanax (16 people, 10.53%)
  • Zocor (14 people, 9.21%)
  • Neurontin (14 people, 9.21%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (13 people, 8.55%)
  • Pain (11 people, 7.24%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 7.24%)
  • Birth Control (10 people, 6.58%)
  • Joint Pain (8 people, 5.26%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Chest Pain (34 people, 22.37%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (27 people, 17.76%)
  • Pain (19 people, 12.50%)
  • Nausea (18 people, 11.84%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (17 people, 11.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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