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Review: could Zoloft cause Gerd (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?





Summary: Gerd is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prilosec, and have Depression.

We study 73,928 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 130 have Gerd. Find out below who they are, when they have Gerd and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 78,283 users)

Gerd

Gerd (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.(latest reports from Gerd 10,551 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 73,892 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 130 people (0.18%) have Gerd.

Trend of Gerd in Zoloft reports

Time on Zoloft when people have Gerd * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gerd0.00%8.70%8.70%0.00%47.83%21.74%13.04%

Age of people who have Gerd when taking Zoloft * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gerd2.73%0.00%4.55%9.09%13.64%24.55%22.73%22.73%

Severity of Gerd when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gerd0.00%42.11%57.89%0.00%

How people recovered from Gerd ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Gerd0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (17 people, 13.08%)
  2. Anxiety (15 people, 11.54%)
  3. Pain (11 people, 8.46%)
  4. Contraception (5 people, 3.85%)
  5. Osteopenia (5 people, 3.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (25 people, 19.23%)
  2. Lipitor (19 people, 14.62%)
  3. Xanax (17 people, 13.08%)
  4. Zocor (16 people, 12.31%)
  5. Zyrtec (13 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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