Review: could Zoloft cause Erectile dysfunction?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 71,341 people who take Zoloft. Among them, 651 have Erectile dysfunction. See who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. We use data reported since 1977 till to date. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now >>>
Zoloft (latest outcomes from 77,890 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Zoloft include depression, stress and anxiety, nausea, nausea aggravated, depression aggravated.
Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 126,650 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 71,264 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 631 people (0.89%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Zoloft when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||5.26%||32.63%||11.58%||20.00%||11.58%||10.53%||8.42% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Zoloft * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||1.26%||7.93%||15.32%||27.03%||24.50%||23.96% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||22.22%||27.78%||27.78%||22.22% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||11.11%||11.11%||77.78% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (172 people, 27.26%)
- Anxiety (69 people, 10.94%)
- Pain (56 people, 8.87%)
- Multiple myeloma (46 people, 7.29%)
- Erectile dysfunction (41 people, 6.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (125 people, 19.81%)
- Aspirin (114 people, 18.07%)
- Viagra (94 people, 14.90%)
- Seroquel (84 people, 13.31%)
- Aredia (81 people, 12.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related topic: Zoloft, Erectile dysfunction
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Zoloft is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Zoloft used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Browse Zoloft side effects from A to Z:
Browse Zoloft drug interactions with drugs from A to Z:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I was on 50mg for a year & went up to 100mg. My sex drive became non-existant & the slightest thing sent me into a complete rage. I yell, scream, cuss, & say most horrible things to people I love. I feel the room spin and lose complete control. I have become physically agressive with my boyfriend. I've never punched or slapped him but I once tried to flip a mattress he was sleeping on. Several times after I've calmed down he has told me he feels like in my fits of anger I will hit him. He has also mentioned being concerned I may seriously injure him. I admit that during some of my outbursts I have wanted to slap him but Never has it gone to the point I've wanted to kill him! Just physically hurt him. I remember having the thought of kicking or some how hitting his broken ankle. This is NOT like me. I love this man VERY much & hate the thought of hurting him in any way. I remember shortly after beginning Zoloft getting angry but as time has gone on the anger has turned to rage and much more often. I go from calm to complete rage, there is no in between. In the last 9 months of being on Zoloft my boyfriend and I have had sex MAYBE 5 times. In January of this year my doctor changed me to Wellbutrin. Within 2 weeks of changing (durting the half Zoloft half Wellbutrin week) my sex drive began to return. Unfortunately the rage has continued. It led to the end of my relationship. About being on Wellbutrin only for a week I had the worse outburst yet. I cussed my him & accused him of physically abusing my dog. I said some of the most horrible things to him about our sex life. I cannot help but believe Zoloft was the cause of these anger issues.
From this study (2 years ago):
Involved in near-fatal trauma almost 5 yrs ago.Since then, has struggled with cardiac reconditioning, recently diagnosed with undiagnosed sleep apnea.Has scarring and atalectasis in left lung since emergency thoracotomy, worsened diabetes, worsened ED and chronic pain as well as ullnar neuropathy and neuropathy of both feet and poss neuroma of foot diagnosed since trauma.
From this study (2 years ago):
I would like to see if it would be o.k. to take viagra or not
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Does taking zoloft cause you to shoplift?
Have been taking 200mg zoloft for anxiety/ depression for a few years now, anxiety is under control and depression but I am now shoplifting, my finances are okay ? I go into a trance and don't care and shoplift items I can afford and don't really need, I feel so bad after doing it, I don't have a cr ...
- Is it safe to take pravastin while on remicade?
I have just started on Remicade and this drug scares the heck out of me! However it is being used as a last resort as no other medications were bring my ulcerative colitis under control I am very concerned about drug interactions and can't seem to get any straight answers from my doctor or the pha ...
- If i take garcinia cambogia will it interfere with my other meds?
I take 40 mg of Lisinopril, 20mg of Pravastatin, 5mg Amlodipine Besylate, once per day.
I take 100 mg of Sertraline Hcl Tabs. (one and one half per day)
I use Clobex as needed for Psoriasis on my legs.
I am on oxygen 24 hours a day @3 liters.
I do take nebs twice a day every 12 hours of Perf ...
More questions for: Zoloft, Erectile dysfunction
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Zoloft & klonipin created a horrible psychosis
Causes psychosis, bipolar anxiety and seizures. Violence happens on all psychiatric drugs. Curing psychosis and deafness took the complete abandonment of psychiatry.
- Steven-johnsons syndrome caused by zoloft
Was diagnosed with depression start of last year due to my Aspergers multiplying school pressures for me. I was not put on any medication until 4 weeks ago. I was put on Zoloft 25mg, which slowly increased to 50mg. The moment I started on 50mg it caused severe lip dryness leading to cracking of the ...
- Heart pounding on zoloft
Have been on Zoloft for 3 weeks and have heart pounding once a week for a few hours which unable me to sleep
More reviews for: Zoloft, Erectile dysfunction
Recent related drug studies:
- A study of drug interactions between Zolpidem Tartrate, Amlodipine Besylate, Zoloft, Aspirin, Prevacid, Tylenol, Fosinopril Sodium, Relafen, Lovastatin, Cialis for a patient with Insomnia Concerns, Hypertension, Depressed Mood, Blood Thinner, Gerd, Pain Trauma Activated, Pain Management, Hyperlipidaemia, Erectile Dysfunction. The patient has Sleep Apnoea Syndrome, Erectile Dysfunction (Erection problems), Tachycardia, Pain Exacerbated, Ambien, Zoloft, Cardiac Rehabilitation Therapy
- A study of drug interactions between Sertraline Hydrochloride, Zyprexa, Vitamin D, B Complex Vitamin, Fish Oil, Ibuprofen, Bayer Extra Strength Aspirin For Migraine Pain for a patient with Depression, Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood. The patient has Impotence (Erection problems)
- A study of drug interactions between Ritalin, Zoloft, Gabapentin, Tramadol Hydrochloride for a patient with ADHD, Depression, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. The patient has Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (Fatigue), Muscle Twitching, Sexual Dysfunction (Erection problems), Violent Nausea And Vomiting, Weakness, Loss Of Appetite, Increased Pain, Extreme Fatigue And Weakness
More related studies for: Zoloft, Erectile dysfunction
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.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.