Review: could Zoloft cause Acid reflux?
We study 73,765 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 129 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.
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Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,096 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) (latest reports from 45,116 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 73,755 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 129 people (0.17%) have Acid Reflux. They amount to 0.29% of all the 45,004 people who have Acid Reflux on eHealthMe.
Time on Zoloft when people have Acid reflux * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||9.09%||9.09%||0.00%||45.45%||22.73%||13.64% |
Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Zoloft * :
|Acid reflux||2.75%||0.00%||4.59%||9.17%||13.76%||24.77%||22.02%||22.94% |
Severity of Acid reflux when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||44.44%||55.56%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||60.00%||40.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (16 people, 12.40%)
- Anxiety (15 people, 11.63%)
- Pain (11 people, 8.53%)
- Contraception (5 people, 3.88%)
- Osteopenia (5 people, 3.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (25 people, 19.38%)
- Lipitor (19 people, 14.73%)
- Xanax (17 people, 13.18%)
- Zocor (16 people, 12.40%)
- Zyrtec (13 people, 10.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 years ago):
marcus on Jun, 3, 2012:
hi,i am a 36 y/o Caucasian male from australia.
i have been taking sertraline (zoloft) and its generics for about 15 years.
i noticed on occasions that if the tablet got wet, i would get heartburn. for example if scooping water from a tap to take medication.
the tablet starts to break up and leaves a paste that when swallowed is really painful.
it causes a heartburn type feeling all down the oesophagus to my gut. I think i may try putting the pills in capsules. i don't understand why the company that makes these pills hasn't already don't this. it is really painful and lasts about 30 minutes minimum.
to help wash down this heartburn i have tried drinking lots of milk or soy milk and eating something to slough down the residue.
it does work somewhat so i suggest that but it still leaves a little heartburn.
I have it right now. actually... i just drank a whole lot of soy milk (one glass) and it feels a lot better.
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