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Review: could Zoloft cause Hallucination (Hallucinations)?

Summary: Hallucination is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 73,975 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 953 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination 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)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, quit smoking, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 30,177 Hallucination patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 73,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 953 people (1.29%) have Hallucination.

Trend of Hallucination in Zoloft reports

Time on Zoloft when people have Hallucination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucination28.32%28.32%10.62%13.27%15.04%4.42%0.00%

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Zoloft * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucination0.00%1.38%10.19%6.29%10.94%13.33%16.23%41.64%

Severity of Hallucination when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hallucination23.08%53.85%15.38%7.69%

How people recovered from Hallucination ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hallucination25.00%25.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (260 people, 27.28%)
  2. Anxiety (106 people, 11.12%)
  3. Pain (73 people, 7.66%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (52 people, 5.46%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (49 people, 5.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (133 people, 13.96%)
  2. Seroquel (129 people, 13.54%)
  3. Ambien (126 people, 13.22%)
  4. Neurontin (124 people, 13.01%)
  5. Aspirin (114 people, 11.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Please do be very carefull with drug interactions since they can change your life in a glimpse. Be safe & take care!

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

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