Review: could Zoloft cause Drug abuse (Drug Abuse And Dependence)?
Summary: Drug abuse is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain.
We study 74,036 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 389 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.
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Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 78,398 Zoloft users)
Drug abuse has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, migraine, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 19,959 Drug abuse patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 74,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 389 people (0.53%) have Drug Abuse.
Time on Zoloft when people have Drug abuse * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drug abuse||35.00%||20.00%||10.00%||5.00%||5.00%||20.00%||5.00% |
Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Zoloft * :
|Drug abuse||0.00%||0.00%||5.71%||5.43%||28.86%||31.71%||18.57%||9.71% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (134 people, 34.45%)
- Depression (65 people, 16.71%)
- Multiple myeloma (32 people, 8.23%)
- Hypertension (22 people, 5.66%)
- Osteoporosis (18 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (183 people, 47.04%)
- Neurontin (115 people, 29.56%)
- Percocet (103 people, 26.48%)
- Ambien (91 people, 23.39%)
- Effexor (76 people, 19.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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