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Review: could Zoloft cause Blindness?

Summary: Blindness is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 73,975 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 200 have Blindness. Find out below who they are, when they have Blindness and more.

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Zoloft

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

Blindness

Blindness has been reported by people with diabetes, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, erection problems, depression. (latest reports from 14,676 Blindness patients)

On Dec, 26, 2014: 73,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 266 people (0.36%) have Blindness.

Trend of Blindness in Zoloft reports

Time on Zoloft when people have Blindness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blindness37.50%12.50%0.00%6.25%25.00%0.00%18.75%

Age of people who have Blindness when taking Zoloft * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blindness0.00%0.87%1.74%8.70%6.96%22.17%14.78%44.78%

Severity of Blindness when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Blindness0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Blindness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Blindness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (39 people, 14.66%)
  2. Anxiety (18 people, 6.77%)
  3. Hypertension (12 people, 4.51%)
  4. Osteoporosis (12 people, 4.51%)
  5. Hepatitis c (12 people, 4.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (44 people, 16.54%)
  2. Lipitor (41 people, 15.41%)
  3. Prednisone (33 people, 12.41%)
  4. Ambien (33 people, 12.41%)
  5. Xanax (29 people, 10.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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