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 74,053 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 266 have Blindness. Find out below who they are, when they have Blindness and more.
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Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 78,414 Zoloft users)
Blindness has been reported by people with diabetes, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, erection problems, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 14,677 Blindness patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 74,036 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 266 people (0.36%) have Blindness.
Time on Zoloft when people have Blindness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Blindness when taking Zoloft * :
Severity of Blindness when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Blindness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (39 people, 14.66%)
- Anxiety (18 people, 6.77%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 4.51%)
- Osteoporosis (12 people, 4.51%)
- Hepatitis c (12 people, 4.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (44 people, 16.54%)
- Lipitor (41 people, 15.41%)
- Prednisone (33 people, 12.41%)
- Ambien (33 people, 12.41%)
- Xanax (29 people, 10.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 63-year old woman with Anxiety And Stress. The patient has Pelvic And Lower Back Pain From Fall Resulting In 5 Pelvic Fractures
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Synthroid, Zoloft for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Hypothyroidism, Chronic Depression. The patient has Depressed Mood
- A study of drug interactions between St. John's Wort, Vitamin C, Biotin, Zyrtec, Garlic, Multivitamin, L-Lysine, Indian Tumeric, Tylenol W/ Codeine No. 3, Sertraline, Relpax, Butalbital, Acetaminophen And Caffeine, Baclofen, Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride, Bupropion Hydrochloride for a 37-year old woman with Dysthymic Disorder, Acne Cystic, Rhinitis, General Physical Health Deterioration, Pain - Leg, Migraine, Belching.
- A study of drug interactions between Zoloft, Hydrochlorothiazide, Metoprolol Tartrate for a 65-year old woman with Panic Attack, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Hair Loss, Abdominal Bloating, Ureteral Spasm, Pelvic Discomfort
- A study of drug interactions between Spiriva, Zoloft, Pravastatin Sodium, Plavix for a 51-year old woman with COPD, Depression, High Blood Cholesterol, Stroke/periphial Artery Disease.
Recent Zoloft related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Flecainide Acetate, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Eliquis, Lipitor, Zoloft for a 56-year old woman who has Blood Pressure Fluctuation
- Comparions of Celexa, Effexor, Prozac, Zoloft for a 37-year old woman who has Depression
- Comparions of Lexapro, Zoloft for a 34-year old woman who has Anxiety
- Comparions of Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Sertraline Hydrochloride, Marijuana for a 50-year old woman who has Depression
- Comparions of Fluoxetine, Sertraline for a 46-year old man who has Panic Disorder
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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